Category Archives: Alumni

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 »

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 »

St. George’s University Graduates More Than 250 Students at Grenada Commencement

At the St. George’s University School of Arts Sciences and Graduate Studies Program commencement held at Patrick Adams Hall on May 16, the message to its more than 250 graduates was clear – the present, at all times, is the most important time in their lives because it is always a chance for them to define their role in 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 »

Practical Veterinary Dentistry Continuing Education Conference at St. George’s University

Alumni of St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine (SGUSVM) and veterinarians from around the world gathered at St. George’s University in September for the Practical Veterinary Dentistry Continuing Education (CE) Conference covering  the importance of oral health for animals. The main presenter, Dr. Johnathon Robert Dodd, Clinical Professor with the Department of Small Animal Clinical Science at Texas A&M ... Read More »

St. George’s University MPH Students and Alumni Achieve Impressive Pass Rate on Spring NBPHE Exam at SGU

St. George’s University students and alumni of the Master of Public Health program achieved a 90 percent pass rate on the spring National Board of Public Health Examiners  (NBPHE) exam, allowing them to become a Certified in Public Health (CPH) professional. Including four previous alumni who had sat and passed the NBPHE exam, SGU students and alumni demonstrated an impressive ... Read More »

Twelve SOM Graduates Awarded Distinction in Research

Twelve St. George’s University School of Medicine students were recognized for making a significant contribution to research during their MD studies at this year’s 2013 SOM commencement ceremony. The students, who have all published their research in at least two peer-reviewed journals, were given the designation of “Distinction in Research” and wore  a blue and gold, double strand honor cord ... 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 »

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