Author Archives: Davette St. Louis

DVM Student Published in Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science

Deep within the lungs of cats, dogs, and a wide range of mammals lies the root of a worldwide clinical problem – heartworm. While diagnosis, preventatives, and awareness have increased worldwide, the potentially fatal infection continues to plague many pets around the world. In Grenada, DVM student ,Sylke Lohmann, set out to research the treatment, prevention, and awareness of canine ... Read More »

Commitment, Collaboration, and Friendship Birth Endoscopy, Radiology and Oxygen Units at Grenada’s General Hospital

Three major hospital units – Endoscopy, Radiology, and Oxygen – were commissioned in Grenada General Hospital through the efforts of St. George’s University at a ceremony on March 17.  The University sponsored the infrastructure for the oxygen plant and radiology unit and donated the cutting-edge digital X-ray machine, while graduate Patrick Tempara, SGUSOM ’86, a gastroenterologist from New Jersey, donated ... Read More »

SGU Alumnus Appointed CEO of Nassau Health Care Corporation

Recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of Nassau Health Care Corporation (NHCC) on Long Island, New York, St. George’s University alumnus Victor Politi MD SGU ’90 is directly responsible for managing a 430-bed hospital, a 530-bed nursing home, six qualified health care centers and several community ambulatory care centers. NHCC, also referred to as NuHealth, caters to the most vulnerable patients, ... Read More »

A Song for History; SGU CASA Holds Karaoke Fundraiser to Paint Historical Mural

In upcoming months, the Caribbean Students Association (CASA), a St. George’s University student group, in collaboration with the youth organization The Leo Club will encapsulate Grenadian historical events by creating a mural in the town of St. George’s. Raising funds through such events as last month’s karaoke competition, CASA President Sherelle Yeates hopes that the mural will build awareness of ... Read More »

Golden Opportunity for Budding Grenadian Writers

Given the opportunity to develop her own material while at St. George’s University, Writer-in-Residence Lisa Allen-Agostini hopes to do the same for local writers by hosting a series of workshops throughout March and April on the St. George’s University True Blue Campus and other locations throughout Grenada. The workshops are being offered to aspiring writers at no cost with the ... Read More »

SGU’s Department of Bioethics Delivers Crash Course in Conscious Discipline

Can a family and the community be trained to create a positive environment within which children can reach their potential?  Dr. Barbara Landon, among a growing group of psychologists and behaviorists, thinks so – and is offering free, intense, training to a diverse audience of parents, teachers, caregivers and others Beginning Tuesday, February 25, Dr. Barbara Landon will present her ... Read More »

Eight Students from St. George’s University Join the Worldwide Nursing Fraternity

Wednesday, December 11, marked a significant day for eight students who received their nursing pins at St. George’s University Nursing and Allied Health Services Pinning Ceremony. Addressing the excited students and well-wishers at Caribbean House, Dr. Beverly Bonaparte, Dean of the School of Nursing, officially welcomed the students to the nursing fraternity. “This event is a very special one – ... Read More »

A Taste of Culture and Hospitality in a Tropical Paradise Our Students Call Home

St. George’s University’s True Blue Campus was bursting with excitement as more than 500 family members traveled from near and far to experience a lively weekend on the Isle of Spice. From January 31 to February 2, families enjoyed guided tours of campus and the island, visiting some of the most picturesque locations, basking in the tropical temperatures, and enjoying ... Read More »

St. George’s University Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Don White Coats and Begin Studies in International Medicine

Twenty-nine students in the spring 2014 class of St. George’s University’s Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program (KBTGSP) took their first step toward becoming doctors by taking their professional oath at the prestigious White Coat Ceremony, held January 16 at Drill Hall on the campus of Northumbria University in Newcastle, United Kingdom.  The Global Scholars are among 555 students who ... Read More »

Future Veterinarians Don the Emblematic White Coat to Mark their Entry into the School of Veterinary Medicine

Determination, open-mindedness and adaptation – together they made up the reverberating themes at the Spring 2014 School of Veterinary Medicine White Coat Ceremony, held Monday, February 3, in Patrick F. Adams Hall. The White Coat Ceremony marked a significant milestone at for the entering class of 100 future veterinarians as students donned their white coats and recited the Oath of ... Read More »

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