Category Archives: School of Medicine

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 »

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 »

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 »

SOM Fall 2014 Fifth-Term Awards: Recognizing Academic Excellence and Philanthropy

Five fifth-term students from the School of Medicine were recognized for academic success and service to the Grenadian Community on May 7 at Charter Hall. Jeffrey Bird and Paul Howatt walked away with the BSCE 1 and BSCE 2 awards for outstanding performance on those exams. Jeff Svec was presented with the White Coat Award for professionalism, humanism, and qualities ... Read More »

Fitness Day Returns: SGU Student Group Partners with Community for Health Fair with a Twist

The International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations’ (IFMSA-Grenada’s) Standing Committee on Public Health (SCOPH), a St. George’s University student group, again partnered with Athletic Development Group (ADG) to deliver its second Fitness Day to families at the Morne Rouge playing field on Saturday, March 29. A community partnership that emphasizes prevention, education, and family involvement, Fitness Day spices up the ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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