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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…

UF researcher selected for standing NIH review position

Jae-Sung Kim, Ph.D., an associate professor in the UF department of surgery and an investigator in the department’s Cell Death and Cell Signaling Laboratory, has been selected as a standing reviewer for the National Institute of Health’s Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology Study Section. Kim will serve the study section for six…

Moldawer named to research professorship

Lyle Moldawer, Ph.D., a professor of surgery and the department of surgery’s vice chairman of research, received a University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship award. “These three-year professorships were created by UFRF to recognize faculty who have established a distinguished record of research and scholarship that is expected to lead…

UF surgeons elected to national medical honor society

Saleem Islam, M.D., M.P.H., an associate professor of surgery in the department’s division of pediatric surgery, and Gabriela Velasquez, M.D., a fellow in the division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, both have been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Membership in the organization is lifelong and…