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Dr. Mast to speak on “Plastic Surgery: Facts and Fiction”

Dr. Bruce Mast will present Plastic Surgery: Facts and Fiction at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2012. The seminar, held at the Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida located at 1515 SW Archer Road, is sponsored by the Women’s Advantage program. Free parking for seminar attendees is available…

Department of Surgery Research Day 2012

The department of surgery’s Research Day will take place on Friday, April 20. This year’s Lester R. Dragstedt Visiting Professor will be Ronald V. Maier, M.D. Maier is the Jane and Donald D. Trunkey Professor and Vice Chair of Surgery at the University of Washington and Surgeon-in-Chief…

Giving thanks for life after lung transplant

She spent Thanksgiving with friends in Cedar Key that year, eating dinner and watching as a few of the men put up walls in the house being built on the land. But it was the call she received as they drove home across the Cedar Key bridge that Debbie…

UF surgeon co-chairs American Cancer Society’s breast cancer walk

Christiana Shaw, M.D., M.S., a UF assistant professor of surgery and a surgical oncologist, co-chaired the 2011 American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k Walk, held in October. Shaw and Karen Daily, M.D., an assistant professor in UF’s division of hematology/oncology organized the walk and…

Community outreach: Shaw speaks to high school students

Christiana Shaw, M.D., M.S., a clinical assistant professor of surgery in UF’s College of Medicine, visited the Eastside Striders, a group of students from Eastside High School, in February to discuss developments in treatments for breast cancer and changes in rates of diagnosis and survival. Shaw said the group,…

The Hugh A. Walters, M.D., Distinguished Speaker and Humanitarian Award

The University of Florida department of surgery announces The Hugh A. Walters, M.D., Distinguished Speaker lecture in honor of this talented, young surgeon who died last year. Robert T. Watson, M.D., executive associate dean for administrative affairs at Florida State University, will speak about “Humanism in Medicine” at 7:15 a.m.