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Honoring Our Veterans

Published: November 21st, 2019

This Veterans Day, I’m honoring … Bruce Bryant, Security officer for UF Health Shands Security, honors his daughter for her military service.  Bruce Bryant is a veteran and was on active duty […]

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Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., Recognized as 2020 Rising Stars in Transplantation Surgery

Published: November 5th, 2019

UF Health’s Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., was recently awarded 2020 Rising Stars in Transplantation Surgery Award. This honor is awarded by the American Society of Transplant surgeons, and recognizes individuals […]

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D.

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., and Patrick Underwood, M.D., to Serve on Association for Academic Surgery Committees

Published: October 30th, 2019

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., and Patrick Underwood, M.D., were both elected to serve on committees for the Association for Academic Surgery. Dr. Zarrinpar will serve on the basic and translational […]

Philip A. Efron, MD, FACS, FCCM, Associate Professor, Acute Care Surgery

Phillip A. Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, Accepts Position as Associate Editor of Critical Care Explorations

Published: October 10th, 2019

Phillip A. Efron, M.D. FACS, FCCM, a professor of surgery and anesthesiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine and medical director for the UF Health Shands Hospital surgical […]

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Sergio Duarte, Ph.D., Named NIH Diversity Grant Award Winner

Published: October 7th, 2019

The National Institutes of Health has determined that the best research is done by a diverse and well-trained workforce. In this spirit, they created the Research Supplements to Promote Diversity […]


Patrick Underwood, M.D., Receives Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society’s Research Fellowship Award

Published: October 2nd, 2019

Our very own Patrick Underwood, M.D., was selected as a recipient of the annual Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society’s Research Fellowship Award. The $15,000 award will be available for use […]

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UF Department of Surgery Moves Up in Clerkship Rankings

Published: August 28th, 2019

The University of Florida’s department of surgery has moved up to fourth out of seventh place among clerkship rotations with regards to clinical experience and third out of seventh place […]

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Andrea Riner, M.D., M.P.H., Receives Scholar-in-Training Award

Published: August 12th, 2019

Congratulations to Andrea Riner, M.D., M.P.H., who has been selected to receive a Scholar-in-Training Award from the American Association for Cancer Research, or AACR. The award supports Dr. Riner’s attendance […]

Attention UF Health patients with BIOCELL® textured implants:

Published: August 6th, 2019

On July 24, 2019, Allergan voluntarily recalled unused BIOCELL® textured breast implant products. The recall is only for implants that have not been used in patients. At this time, the […]

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Back on the saddle

Published: August 5th, 2019

After recovering from a mastectomy, Lisa Alexander sought out UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Center problem-solver, Bruce Mast, MD, FACS, to get back on the saddle.