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$250,000 Research Grant Opens Door for WINDREF Team to Target Obesity

Obesity isn’t just a United States problem or a high-income problem; it’s a problem that’s growing worldwide, including here in the Caribbean. Now, through a $250,000 grant from the International Development Research Center (IDRC), ), the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) Institute at St. George’s University is leading a team of researchers and assistants, including key figures from ... Read More »

SGU Faculty Member Joins Leading Bioethicists at Hastings Center

Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson, Professor and Chair of the Department of Bioethics, St. George’s University, recently spent two weeks as a visiting scholar at the Hastings Center in Garrison, New York. The Hastings Center’s Visiting Scholar Program hosts scholars from around the world to conduct independent research on issues in or related to bioethics. “It was a wonderful opportunity to work ... Read More »

SGU Graduate to Start Endoscopy Unit at General Hospital

St. George’s University alumnus, Dr. Patrick Tempara, SGUSOM ’86 has donated equipment valued at over US $200,000 to the General Hospital, Grenada to create the hospital’s very own endoscopy unit. Donations, from Dr. Tempara and several corporate donors, included endoscopes, pediatric endoscopes, colonoscopes, sigmoidoscopes, and supporting equipment and supplies. Dr. Tempara, who is a gastroenterologist from New Jersey, has also ... Read More »

Dr. Gerry Rayman Shares Ideas that could Limit Diabetic Leg Amputations

Is enough being done to prevent and reduce diabetic amputations in Grenada? At a graduate seminar held at St. George’s University, Dr. Gerry Rayman, a consultant physician and Head of Service at the Diabetes and Endocrine Centre at Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, UK, spoke on the topic “a national programme to reduce the variation in amputations in the UK.” In ... Read More »

Huge Turnout at SGU’s 2013 Career Day

Career Day on St. George’s University’s True Blue campus was the largest ever this March 23rd. SGU partnered with the Rotaract Club of Grenada to provide career guidance and motivation to over 1,300 students from secondary schools around Grenada. As a University and the largest private employer in Grenada, St. George’s is well placed to offer this kind of guidance ... Read More »

Inaugural Knowledge Bowl Champs Do it Again; St. Joseph’s Convent, St. George is 2013 Knowledge Bowl Champion

St. George’s – March 26, 2013 – St. Joseph’s Convent, St. George’s (SJC) has captured the SGU Knowledge Bowl championship for the third time in the competition’s 8-year history. The school won the very first Knowledge Bowl trophy in 2006, were victorious again in 2009 and placed second in 2011. At this year’s final match, the team went head to ... Read More »

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