National journal honors former surgery resident for outstanding paper

Christina De Armond

Dr. Christina De Armond

The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association has named Dr. Christina de Armond, a former small animal surgery resident at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, as the recipient of its inaugural Outstanding JAVMA Resident Manuscript award.

De Armond’s paper was titled “Accuracy of virtual surgical planning and custom three-dimensionally printed osteotomy and reduction guides for acute uni- and biapical correction of antebrachial deformities in dogs.” Nominated manuscripts were reviewed by the associate editor board’s awards committee and were ranked based on potential impact and clinical relevance.

De Armond completed her residency in July. Her mentors included faculty surgeons Drs. Dan Lewis, Stan Kim and Adam Biedrzycki.

Her award was presented during the 2022 AVMA Convention, held July 29-Aug. 2 in Philadelphia. The award consisted of $500 and a Certificate of Achievement.



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