Department of Surgery research assistant receives award for abstract

Ines G. Alamo, MD, a UF Department of Surgery postdoctoral research assistant in the NIH-funded laboratory of Dr. Alicia M. Mohr, recently received the 2016 Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) Star Research Achievement Award for her abstract entitled “Prolonged C-Reactive Protein Elevation following Severe Injury can be Reduced with Propranolol.”

Dr. Alamo’s abstract award will be acknowledged at the 2016 Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Annual Congress in Orlando, Florida, at the Society’s Abstract-Based Awards Ceremony. The ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, February 21, 2016.

Established in 1983, the SCCM Awards and Grants program promotes excellence in critical care teaching and research for the improved care of the critically ill and injured. Awards are given annually to critical care practitioners and other health care practitioners who demonstrate dedication and innovation to the field of critical care and/or to the Society of Critical Care Medicine