Author Archives: Davette St. Louis

SGU’s Chapter of AMSA delivered a Record Donation of $31,000 to the Grenada Heart Foundation

St. George’s University members of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), along with the help of Prickly Bay Marina, presented a donation of EC$31,000, the highest single donation to date, to the Grenada Heart Foundation (GHF) on Thursday April 16, 2015. Funds were raised at this year’s Valentine’s Day Date Auction, the most successful fundraiser the group has held to ... Read More »

Spanish and Austrian IVSA Students Experience Global Veterinary Medicine at SGU

In April, nine students from Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, and 10 from Veterinary Medicine University in Vienna, Austria, paid a visit to the True Blue Campus, gaining valuable veterinary experience as well as new friends from around the world. The International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA) exchange program offers students from overseas an opportunity to experience Grenada’s culture as well ... Read More »

Dr. Ravindra Sharma Honored for Contributions to Veterinary Pathology

Dr. Ravindra Sharma, Associate Director of Research and Associate Dean of the Graduate Studies Program at St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, was recently recognized for his lifelong contribution to veterinary pathology with the prestigious Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists Award at their 31st Annual Conference held in Gujarat, India. The award recognizes Dr. Sharma’s initiative and contributions to ... Read More »

UNFCCC RCC – St. George’s Promotes Clean Technology Business Opportunities

The effects of human activity on climate change, especially rising sea levels, are particularly devastating to coastal regions and island nations. In light of this, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Regional Collaborating Center based at St. George’s University (UNFCCC RCC – St. George’s) recently held a workshop highlighting opportunities for clean technologies that can ultimately help stem ... Read More »

St. George’s University Graduates More Than 250 Students at Grenada Commencement

At the St. George’s University School of Arts Sciences and Graduate Studies Program commencement held at Patrick Adams Hall on May 16, the message to its more than 250 graduates was clear – the present, at all times, is the most important time in their lives because it is always a chance for them to define their role in the ... Read More »

CARPHA Health Research Conference – June 25 – 27

St. George’s University will host the Caribbean Public Health Agency 60th Diamond Jubilee conference! The program includes presentations on the conference theme ‘Injuries and Violence Prevention’ and other relevant research topics to the Caribbean region, such as communicable diseases. A record number of over 170 oral and poster presentations will be made. Read More »

Early Childhood Development Conference – July 2-3, 2015

Collaborating partners ReachWithin, St. George’s University and Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) will host their second annual early childhood development conference from July 2-3, 2015. Themed ‘Children and Caregivers: The Importance of their Relationships’, this meeting will devote itself to the importance of developing healthy relationships between children and caregivers and the effects this can have on short ... Read More »

SVM CE on Veterinary Imaging – October 10-11, 2015

St. George’s University’s School of Veterinary Medicine will hold it’s second continuing education (CE) conference for 2015 from October 11-12. Themed ‘Imaging: An aid in diagnosis of disease in small animals” this instructional course targeting DVMs and technicians will utilize tomography as a technological aid. Special emphasis will be placed on identifying and interpreting diseases through radiographic imaging as an ... Read More »

SGU’s School of Veterinary Medicine hosts CE Conference on Aquatic Animal Medicine

Surrounded by water, Grenada is well-placed for research in aquatic medicine and recently veterinary practitioners had an opportunity to participate in an interactive course on Aquatic Animal Medicine held in the state-of-the-art aquatic laboratory and marine center at St. George’s University. Giving veterinary practitioners an in-depth look at disease, diagnosis, and the treatment of fish, St. George’s University School of ... Read More »

Phi Zeta Honor Society Initiation Ceremony

The St. George’s University Alpha Delta Chapter of the Phi Zeta Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine held a ceremony at the Caribbean House Great Hall to honor 26 outstanding initiates. “While it is the responsibility of SGU to create an academic environment that facilitates and fosters student success, I assert that students should also do their part. These inductees have ... Read More »

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