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Fourth-year medical student Anastasiya Yakovenko seizes opportunity to realize her dreams

By: Tyler Francischine
Anastasiya Yakovenko white coat Fourth-year UF medical student Anastasiya Yakovenko is the recipient of the Hugh and Mary Wilford Scholarship, the Helen Aubrey Pratt Scholarship and the Cammie Green Ross Scholarship.
Anastasiya Yakovenko and airplane at Gainesville Regional Airport During her surgery rotation in October, Yakovenko flew from Gainesville Regional Airport to assist a cardiothoracic surgeon with an organ procurement for a lung transplant.