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St. George’s University Holds Second Commencement Ceremony in Botswana

Thirty-five Batswana graduates from St George’s University, the centre of international education on the Caribbean island of Grenada, will celebrate their achievement at the commencement ceremony on Saturday, 19 November at the Botswana TraveLodge in the country’s capital city. This is the second time that such a graduation ceremony has been held outside the United States in the 40 year ... Read More »

St. George’s University Hosts Veterinary Students from Denmark

Veterinary students from the University of Copenhagen Veterinary School in Denmark recently spent two weeks at St. George’s as part of the International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA) exchange program.  Twelve  students were given the chance to immerse themselves in Grenada’s culture as well as gain an understanding of life as a veterinary medical student while gaining experience in the veterinary ... Read More »

SGU School of Medicine Students Join Medical Students from Around the World at IFMSA General Assembly in Mexico

Over 800 medical students recently gathered in Puebla, Mexico for the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA) general assembly, including a team of seven students from the IFMSA-Grenada association.  Focusing on the theme Global Vaccine Action Plan, the assembly addressed the importance of vaccinations in the prevention of epidemics and discussed solutions aimed at increasing vaccination rates in developing ... Read More »

Professor Ian McConnell Delivers Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial/WINDREF Lecture at St. George’s University

Professor Ian McConnell, most recognized for his fundamental discoveries on the immune system, drew upon his distinguished career in research while delivering the Keith B. Taylor Memorial/WINDREF Lecture at Bourne Hall on November 8. His address, titled “One Health: Successes and Opportunities,” focused on the immunology of infectious diseases of both animals and man, and was delivered to an audience ... Read More »

University of Tennessee, Dr. Karen Tobias Shares Insight on Soft Tissue Surgery for Small Animal Practice at SVM CE Conference

School of Veterinary Medicine Alumni and veterinarians from around the world welcomed the opportunity to combine vacation time with earning Continuing Education (CE) credits at the picturesque True Blue Campus at St. George’s University in Grenada. The two-day conference held in September on “Soft Tissue Surgery for Small Animal Practice” provided veterinary practitioners with valuable tips for making the surgeries ... Read More »

SGU Global Nursing Initiative Hosts Regis College Nurse Practitioners

Seven family nurse practitioner and graduate students recently made the trek from Regis College School of Nursing, Sciences and Health Professions in Weston, Massachusetts to participate in  SGU’s Global Nursing Initiative, a hands on clinical education experience that provides attendees with insights into an international, interdisciplinary healthcare setting.  Participating students focus on enhancing their clinical diagnosis skills, especially where traditional ... Read More »

SGU Alumnus Raises the Standard for Radiology in Grenada

As part of the St. George’s University 12 Degrees North program, Dr. Randy Becker, MD SGU ’00, has returned to his alma mater each of the past seven years to offer free clinics and radiology training at the General Hospital. This fall, Dr. Becker has taken his commitment one step further with the introduction of the Picture Archiving and Communication ... Read More »

St. George’s University Conducts Life Saving Training Program

Physicians, nurses, ambulance workers, and other medical professionals could all make the difference between a patient’s life or death in an emergency. To improve their critical care skills, as well as the likelihood of a positive outcome, St. George’s University’s Department of Basic Sciences hosted a four-day life support training program on the True Blue campus. Medical personnel received training ... Read More »

St. George’s University Alumnus Awarded Full-Tuition Commonwealth Scholarship

Kishon Francis, a 2015 graduate of St. George’s University’s School of Arts and Sciences, has received a full-tuition Commonwealth scholarship to pursue a Master of Science in computer communication networks at Brunel University in London. The scholarship covers all expenses associated with the one-year program, including Mr. Francis’ tuition, accommodation, meals, and general living expenses. Mr. Francis obtained a Bachelor ... Read More »

Order of the British Empire Recognizes St. George’s University Clinical Skills Professor

At Buckingham Palace this spring, Dr. Chamarthy Subbarao, Professor of Clinical Skills at St. George’s University, was appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his outstanding service to health care in Grenada. The OBE award, which is given on the recommendation of the Governor General of Grenada, was presented by Prince Charles on ... Read More »

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