Category Archives: Faculty

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 »

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 »

St. George’s University Academic Enhancement Program Honored by National Academic Advising Association

The Academic Enhancement Program at St. George’s University was selected to receive the 2015 Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Certificate of Merit Award by The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). The NACADA Annual Awards Program honors people, programs, institutions, and innovations in technology resulting in improvement of academic advising and student-related support services. The Academic Enhancement Program (AEP) team plans to ... Read More »

Dr. Ravindra Sharma Honored for Contributions to Veterinary Pathology

Dr. Ravindra Sharma, Associate Director of Research and Associate Dean of the Graduate Studies Program at St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, was recently recognized for his lifelong contribution to veterinary pathology with the prestigious Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists Award at their 31st Annual Conference held in Gujarat, India. The award recognizes Dr. Sharma’s initiative and contributions to ... Read More »

Child Development Guru Visits Grenada

Six years after SGU faculty member Dr. Barbara Landon began teaching and popularizing Conscious Discipline in Grenada, Dr. Becky Bailey, developer of the award-winning program and one of Dr. Landon’s mentors, has visited the Spice Isle, donating her time to the growing Saving Brains program in Grenada. Dr. Bailey, an award-winning author and internationally recognized expert in childhood education and ... Read More »

St. George’s University Faculty Present at Caribbean Association of Pharmacists 34th Annual Convention

George’s University faculty presented at the Caribbean Association of Pharmacists 34th annual convention in Grenada this past August under the theme “Shaping the Future of Our Profession, with One Mission and One Voice.” Dedicated to the mission of improving the health and wellbeing of people through a culture of continuous learning and improvement among its membership, the organization’s conference gathered ... Read More »

SGU Bioethics Department and WINDREF Receive CAN $250,000 for Conscious Discipline Program

A team headed by St. George’s University faculty members has won a grant valued at CAN $250,000 from Grand Challenges Canada’s Saving Brains Program to expand its Conscious Discipline project. Secured through the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF), the grant opens the door for Drs. Barbara Landon and Randall Waechter, both of the University’s Department of Bioethics, and ... Read More »

St. George’s University Faculty Present Strategies for Student Development at AMEE Conference in Milan

Three members of the St. George’s University faculty recently presented at the 2014 Association of Medical Educators of Europe (AMEE) conference in Milan, Italy, joining thousands of participants from 90 countries worldwide who shared their knowledge and expertise in education in the fields of medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing, and dentistry. Dr. Nitsa Topale, Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine ... Read More »

Dr. Wayne Sylvester Presents on Prevalence of Salmonella in Grenada’s Green Iguana

Dr. Wayne Sylvester, Assistant Professor in St. George’s University’s Small Animal Clinic, researched the presence of Salmonella in Grenada’s green iguanas and summarized his findings at the XIV International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) Congresses held at Montreal Convention Center in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, from July 27 to August 1. “I thank St. George’s University for providing the funding which ... Read More »

Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson to Head Five-Year Campaign to Teach Research Ethics in Caribbean

Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson, Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation Senior Research Fellow, and Chair, SGU Bioethics Department, together with colleagues Dr. Sean Philpott of Union Graduate College in the United States and Dr. Robert Hall of Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro in Mexico, have been awarded a $1.1 million USD grant from the Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, to ... Read More »

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