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One Health One Medicine Health Fair – Saturday, March 25

St. George’s University’s chapter of the American Medical Students Association hosts several health fairs a year. Each health fair provides health tests to the public including diabetic, blood pressure, vision and hearing tests and breast exams. Student volunteers supervised by faculty members / physicians conduct these tests free of costs to attendees. The event allows students to practice their skills ... Read More »

Dr. Kenneth R. Bridges Delivers Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial/WINDREF Lecture at St. George’s University

More than 100 years ago, sickle cell disease was discovered while two doctors examined Grenadian-born Walter Clement Noel. One of the world’s leading authorities on the disease, Dr. Kenneth R. Bridges, Founder and Director of the International Sickle Cell Anemia Research Foundation,  delved into this disease, and its treatments,  in his keynote address at the annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial/WINDREF ... Read More »

St. George’s University Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence in International Education

St. George’s University’s highly anticipated 40th anniversary celebration kicked off with a weekend of festivities for which all those who helped author its incredible story—everyone from the faculty and staff to its more than 17,000 graduates — were invited. SGU’s impact on health care, veterinary medicine, business, and many other fields has been felt both near and far. Close to ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Biostatistician Dr. Paul J. Fields Joins St. George’s University

Dr. Paul J. Fields has joined the full-time faculty at St. George’s University as a Professor of Biostatistics in the Office of Research this September, bringing with him more than 40 years of experience in management, teaching, training, and consulting in industry, technology, health care, and higher education. Dr. Fields will assist administrators, faculty, and graduate students with research design ... Read More »

Future Leaders Celebrate at Annual Grenada Commencement Ceremony

Nearly 400 students from 32 countries congregated at Patrick Adams Hall on May 14 for the annual Commencement Ceremony in Grenada. While they have different backgrounds and come from all over the world, the students from all four SGU schools leave the University well equipped to serve as future leaders of their communities. In the School of Arts and Sciences, ... Read More »

Chancellor Charles Modica Awarded Commander of The Most Distinguished Order of the Nation

St. George’s University Chancellor Charles R. Modica was awarded The Most Distinguished Order of the Nation – Commander 2015 by the Government of Grenada at the 42nd Anniversary of Independence Celebrations at the National Stadium on February 7. Conferred on Dr. Modica by Governor General Dame Cecile La Grenade, The Most Distinguished Order of the Nation is given to an ... Read More »

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