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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 »

SGU Students Donate to the Pediatrics Department at Grenada General Hospital

St. George’s University Pediatrics Club, along with Urban Humanitarian Projects (UHP) and the American Medical Students Association donated a Dinamap Pro Series Vital Signs Monitor to the Pediatrics Department at Grenada General Hospital on Friday, May 16, 2014. Valued at over $10,000EC, this equipment is an all-in-one vitals monitor which records blood pressure, temperature, and pulse oximetry; with a child ... Read More »

Secondary School Students Take over SGU Radio for Community Education on World health Day

Students from eight secondary schools in St. George’s, Grenada, got involved in the international fight against vector-borne diseases on World Health Day (WHD), observed April 7. This year’s WHD, held under the theme ‘Small Bites, Big Threats,’ focused on vector borne diseases, many of which are now significant health issues that provoke global concern. The students researched various vector-borne diseases ... Read More »

Research by St. George’s University Faculty Helps Curb Mercury Levels in Bermuda

Results from a study conducted in part by St. George’s University Professor Martin Forde showed that blood concentration levels of methyl mercury in expecting mothers in Bermuda have dropped significantly since 2003. A 2003 study detected mercury in all samples tested, with 59 percent having levels exceeding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s guideline for fetal cord blood and 7 percent ... Read More »

Educating the Next Generation of Global Leaders through Strategic Partnerships

A class of 105 Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program (KBTGSP) students received a Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE) in Medical Science at a recent ceremony on the St. George’s University campus, having completed the first year of their medical education at Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK. Established in 2007, the Global Scholars Program enables students to complete the first year ... Read More »

Public Health Students Speak Out Against Mental Health Stigmatization

The Public Health Students Association (PHSA) recently visited the country’s lone mental facility, Mt. Gay Hospital, to interact with patients and give the facility garden a facelift.  This visit is part of an ongoing project by the group to help address mental health stigmatization in Grenada. “Mental illness is a public health issue, and one that is unfortunately stigmatized rather ... Read More »

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