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UF surgeon earns shock society early career investigator award

Philip Efron, M.D., an assistant professor in the UF Department of Surgery, has been awarded the Shock Society’s 2010 Fellowship for Early Career Investigators. Efron, who also is co-director of the Inflammation Biology and Surgical Science Laboratory, was formally recognized during the Society’s annual conference held mid-June in Portland, Ore.

UF surgical resident receives unprecedented award

As the first surgical resident at the University of Florida to receive an individual postdoctoral fellowship award (F32), Alex Cuenca, M.D., is now one step closer toward pursuing his dream of becoming an academic surgeon. In February, Cuenca, a fourth-year surgical resident, was notified he received a one-year $52,000…

UF burn surgeon wins research competition

Winston T. Richards, M.D., a clinical assistant professor of acute care surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, recently won first place in a burn research competition. Presenting at the 22nd Annual Southern Regional Burn Conference, Richards outlined predictions in a lack of resources for elderly burn patients…

UF surgical resident earns research incentive award

Alex Cuenca, M.D., a third-year surgical resident at the University of Florida College of Medicine, recently received a Research Incentive Award from the UF Medical Guild. Cuenca, who is taking three years out from his clinical training to earn a basic science research doctorate degree through UF’s Interdisciplinary Program in…

UF surgical researcher receives national honor

Lyle L. Moldawer, Ph.D., professor and vice chairman of research at the University of Florida Department of Surgery, recently was honored with the Shock Society Scientific Achievement Award. Bestowed during the society’s annual conference, held this June in San Antonio, the award is presented to an outstanding scientist with lifetime…

UF Plastic Surgery Fellow Receives Research Award

Mark Clayman, M.D., a graduating plastic and reconstructive surgery fellow at the University of Florida College of Medicine, recently was honored by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for his outstanding research efforts. He received the Gaspar W. Anastasi Award for best research paper in both national and international…