Author Archives: Davette St. Louis

St. George’s University Hosts Two-Day Conference on Early Childhood Development

More than 190 caregivers, parents, and teachers convened at St. George’s University’s Bourne Lecture Hall at the end of June for the inaugural Caregiver Conference on Early Child Development. REACH Grenada and the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) brought together experts in early childhood development and infant-parent mental health, to focus on the importance of early adaptive interactions ... Read More »

New KBTGSP Class Receives Global Perspective

A brand new class of prospective doctors officially began their medical education as part of St. George’s University’s Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program (KBTGSP) in Newcastle, UK on August 15. The incoming students in the UK, who represent 12 countries, took their Oaths of Professional Conduct and donned white coats, symbolic of the professionalism and high standards of their ... Read More »

Grenada Police Being Trained by the University in Social and Behavioral Policing

The daily life of the police is chock full of negotiation, conflict resolution, crowd management and, indeed, the management of the full range of emotions that come into play as people live and love and strive together within a community. It can be overwhelming, especially if one has not been trained in these skills. Recently the University’s School of Arts ... Read More »

SGU Student Group Mentors and Supports Local Children’s Home

St. George’s University’s chapter of Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has taken under its wing a local orphanage, the Father Mallighan’s Home for Boys, providing residents with both financial support and caring role models. Recently, the group visited the home to do art projects and play soccer and cricket with the boys. “The purpose of this visit was to work ... Read More »

Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson to Head Five-Year Campaign to Teach Research Ethics in Caribbean

Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson, Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation Senior Research Fellow, and Chair, SGU Bioethics Department, together with colleagues Dr. Sean Philpott of Union Graduate College in the United States and Dr. Robert Hall of Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro in Mexico, have been awarded a $1.1 million USD grant from the Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, to ... Read More »

Educational Innovations at St George’s University Showcased at IAMSE International Conference

Drs. Shivayogi and Bharti Bhusnurmath will be presenting three papers at the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) International Conference from June 7-10 in Nashville, Tennessee. Directed by medical faculty, this nonprofit professional development society provides opportunities to enhance excellence and innovations in teaching, student and program assessment, computer technology, human simulation, and learner-centered education. The first of three ... Read More »

NeuroResearch Student Group Founder Honored for Excellence in Neuroscience Research

St. George’s University fifth-term medical student Sunita Hingorani was recognized for her contribution to the founding and growth of the NeuroResearch Student Group, a contingent of SGU students dedicated to research in neuroscience. Thus, when it came time for Dr. Tuula Jalonen, Professor of Neuroscience at SGU, to award the inaugural NeuroResearch Excellence Award, Ms. Hungrani was an easy choice. ... Read More »

SGU Faculty to Present Symposium on Climate Change at 12th World Congress of Bioethics

Led by Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson, Chair of the Department of Bioethics, St. George’s University (SGU) will present a symposium on climate change at the 12th World Congress of Bioethics, slated for June 25-28, 2014 in Mexico City. This year’s Congress, themed ‘Bioethics in a Globalized World: Science, Society and Individual’,will engage bioethicists from diverse backgrounds and professions, and feature lectures ... Read More »

2014 SGU/Rotaract Career Day Targets Parents

More than 1,500 students from secondary schools across Grenada and T.A. Marryshow Community College turned out for a record-setting SGU Career Day, held April 12 at the True Blue campus. The most highly attended Career Day since the event’s inception, students had access to career guidance in 23 different fields as well as advice on professionalism and the attitudes and ... Read More »

Tomorrow’s Leaders Celebrate a Milestone of Success

The festivities marked the end of one chapter and the beginning of another for the more than 200 students in attendance at St. George’s University School of Arts and Sciences(SAS), and Graduate Studies Program(GSP), Commencement Ceremony on May 17 at Patrick F. Adams Hall. For the first time in over 30 years, the Doctor of Medicine degree was bestowed to ... Read More »

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