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Surgery Resident Presents at National Conference

Jonathan Rehfuss, MD, a general surgery resident at the UF College of Medicine, recently presented a research project at the Academic Surgical Congress, held Feb. 2-4 in Jacksonville, Florida. His work targets the relationship between monocyte gene expression and lower extremity vein graft outcomes. Selected among the best basic science…

Malcolm earns UF’s Superior Accomplishments Award

Ada Malcolm, administrative coordinator, UF Department of Surgery, acute care surgery division, has received UF’s 2016 Superior Accomplishments Award. The award recognizes faculty and staff who have shown efficiency or economy in their work; contributed outstanding and meritorious service; or improved the quality of life provided to students and employees.

UF professor elected to American Board of Surgery’s board of directors

George Sarosi, M.D., Robert H. Hux professor in the UF Department of Surgery, has been elected to the American Board of Surgery’s (ABS) board of directors. He will serve a six-year term. “It’s a huge honor. There is a lot of thought going into the structure of surgical training,…

UF surgeon honored by cancer center for mentoring

Christiana Shaw, M.D., M.S., an assistant professor in the UF department of surgery, has received the Mentoring Outside the Box award from the UF Health Cancer Center. The award recognizes work with students, post docs and/or junior colleagues by a person who has “demonstrated a sustained and selfless interest in…

UF surgeons honored at College of Medicine faculty appreciation event

Three UF surgeons were recognized at the UF College of Medicine faculty appreciation event held in April at the UF president’s home. Tim Flynn, M.D., a professor in the department of surgery’s division of vascular and endovascular therapy and the college’s senior associate dean for clinical affairs, was recognized for…

Berceli receives UF Research Foundation Professorship award

Scott Berceli, M.D., Ph.D., a professor in the department of surgery’s division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, has received a University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship award. Berceli’s research focuses on vein bypass graft failure and includes computational models of such failure, in an effort to pinpoint the…

UF Health surgeon to receive national award for research contributions

University of Florida Health surgeon Frederick A. Moore, M.D., a professor and chief of acute care surgery in the UF College of Medicine’s department of surgery, has been named the American College of Critical Care Medicine’s 2015 Distinguished Investigator. “This award is the college’s highest recognition and is…