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University of Tennessee, Dr. Karen Tobias Shares Insight on Soft Tissue Surgery for Small Animal Practice at SVM CE Conference

School of Veterinary Medicine Alumni and veterinarians from around the world welcomed the opportunity to combine vacation time with earning Continuing Education (CE) credits at the picturesque True Blue Campus at St. George’s University in Grenada. The two-day conference held in September on “Soft Tissue Surgery for Small Animal Practice” provided veterinary practitioners with valuable tips for making the surgeries ... Read More »

SGU Alumnus Raises the Standard for Radiology in Grenada

As part of the St. George’s University 12 Degrees North program, Dr. Randy Becker, MD SGU ’00, has returned to his alma mater each of the past seven years to offer free clinics and radiology training at the General Hospital. This fall, Dr. Becker has taken his commitment one step further with the introduction of the Picture Archiving and Communication ... Read More »

St. George’s University Alumnus Awarded Full-Tuition Commonwealth Scholarship

Kishon Francis, a 2015 graduate of St. George’s University’s School of Arts and Sciences, has received a full-tuition Commonwealth scholarship to pursue a Master of Science in computer communication networks at Brunel University in London. The scholarship covers all expenses associated with the one-year program, including Mr. Francis’ tuition, accommodation, meals, and general living expenses. Mr. Francis obtained a Bachelor ... 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 »

The Orphans and Elderly Fund Donates EC$43,000 to Grenada Caregiver Institutions

The Orphans and Elderly Fund awarded EC$43,000 in cash and equipment to eight caregiver institutions in Grenada at a formal presentation on July 4 of this year. The Calliste Home for the Aged, Cedars Home for Battered Mothers, Dorothy Hopkin Centre for the Disabled and the Bel-Air Home for Children were presented with donations which included cash, electric beds, cribs, ... Read More »

IEA/UHP Partners with New Palliative Care Association of Grenada

St. George’s University student group Urban Humanitarian Projects, the philanthropic arm of Iota Epsilon Alpha, donated $16,000 to the recently founded Palliative Care Association of Grenada (PCAG). A volunteer organization, PCAG was created to improve the quality of life of patients and their families through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification, and impeccable assessment and ... Read More »

ICSA Showcases Diversity and Culture

The Indian Cultural Student Association (ICSA) lit up Charter Hall with color and talent at their spring 2016 ICSA Cultural Show. One of the most popular social events on the St. George’s University calendar, the show’s audience was treated to students’ artistic portrayal of the festivities surrounding an Indian wedding, all under the theme “My Big Phat Indian Wedding.” The ... Read More »

SGU-WIM Donates EC $20,000 to Grenada Cancer Society

Women in Medicine (WIM), a St. George’s University student group, has donated EC$20,000 to the Grenada Cancer Society following its bi-annual 5K Pink Fun Run. The event drew its largest-ever crowd and resulted in WIM’s highest single donation to the Society. Over the past two years, WIM has contributed more than EC$28,000 to the Society in its effort to fight ... Read More »

SGUSOM Students Roll to Victory at NJACP Medical Challenge Bowl

A team of St. George’s University School of Medicine students dominated the Medical Challenge Bowl competition at the New Jersey chapter of the American College of Physicians scientific meeting in March. The six students – Elizabeth and Clay Duval, Kesha Oza, Steven Phillips, Marcus Perry, and Amith Ahluwalia – all on their clinical rotations at St. Barnabas Medical Center, defeated ... Read More »

From SGU to WashU; SGU Alumnus Wins PhD Scholarship at Top Science Program

St. George’s University School of Arts and Sciences graduate Gervette Penny has been awarded a full PhD scholarship to Washington University, one of the top science and research institutions in the US. Ms. Penny, who is one of only 80 students selected, will begin her studies in August in molecular genetics and genomics, an area that draws over 1,200 applications ... Read More »

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