Category Archives: Past Events

6th Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial / 14th Annual WINDREF Lecture – Thursday, November 6, 2014

On November 6, 2014, St. George’s University will host its 6th Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial / 14th Annual WINDREF Lecture. Dr John Strasswimmer, MD, PhD, will speak on the topic: “Dr Albert Schweitzer, his life; legacy and the future: A celebration of his centenary” at Caribbean House, True Blue Campus at 6pm. See flyer and Dr. Strasswimmer’s biography Read More »

Caribbean Grant Writing & Scientific Peer Review Workshop – September 17 – 19, 2014

The Center for Global Health of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the U.S., in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), St. George’s University (SGU), and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) will hold a Caribbean regional grant writing workshop to encourage Caribbean investigators to address public health issues through research. This workshop will ... Read More »

Veterinary Continuing Medical Education Conference on Veterinary Dermatology – October 4–5, 2014

Topic: A Practical Approach to Veterinary Dermatology Description: An instructional course focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of a wide-range of infections, infestations, and recurring dermatological problems—in both small and large animals—such as folliculitis, pododermatitis, autoimmune dermatoses, endocrinopathy, and cervicofacial dermatitis. Speaker: Adam P. Patterson, DVM, Dipl. ACVD, Clinical Assistant Professor and Chief of Dermatology, Department of Small Animal Clinical ... 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 »

Commitment, Collaboration, and Friendship Birth Endoscopy, Radiology and Oxygen Units at Grenada’s General Hospital

Three major hospital units – Endoscopy, Radiology, and Oxygen – were commissioned in Grenada General Hospital through the efforts of St. George’s University at a ceremony on March 17.  The University sponsored the infrastructure for the oxygen plant and radiology unit and donated the cutting-edge digital X-ray machine, while graduate Patrick Tempara, SGUSOM ’86, a gastroenterologist from New Jersey, donated ... 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 »

Eight Students from St. George’s University Join the Worldwide Nursing Fraternity

Wednesday, December 11, marked a significant day for eight students who received their nursing pins at St. George’s University Nursing and Allied Health Services Pinning Ceremony. Addressing the excited students and well-wishers at Caribbean House, Dr. Beverly Bonaparte, Dean of the School of Nursing, officially welcomed the students to the nursing fraternity. “This event is a very special one – ... 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 »

Future Veterinarians Don the Emblematic White Coat to Mark their Entry into the School of Veterinary Medicine

Determination, open-mindedness and adaptation – together they made up the reverberating themes at the Spring 2014 School of Veterinary Medicine White Coat Ceremony, held Monday, February 3, in Patrick F. Adams Hall. The White Coat Ceremony marked a significant milestone at for the entering class of 100 future veterinarians as students donned their white coats and recited the Oath of ... Read More »

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