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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 »

Drs. Shivayogi and Bharti Bhusnurmath Join the International Society for Oncopathology

Drs. Shivayogi and Bharti Bhusnurmath were invited to join the International Society for Oncopathology (ISOPath) following three presentations they delivered at an ISOPath Continuing Medical Education Conference, held in early January at Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences in India. Presentations were done on advances in cancer pathology in the 21st century, how to treat pathology in a clinical problem-solving context, ... Read More »

DVM Student Published in Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science

Deep within the lungs of cats, dogs, and a wide range of mammals lies the root of a worldwide clinical problem – heartworm. While diagnosis, preventatives, and awareness have increased worldwide, the potentially fatal infection continues to plague many pets around the world. In Grenada, DVM student ,Sylke Lohmann, set out to research the treatment, prevention, and awareness of canine ... 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 »

A Song for History; SGU CASA Holds Karaoke Fundraiser to Paint Historical Mural

In upcoming months, the Caribbean Students Association (CASA), a St. George’s University student group, in collaboration with the youth organization The Leo Club will encapsulate Grenadian historical events by creating a mural in the town of St. George’s. Raising funds through such events as last month’s karaoke competition, CASA President Sherelle Yeates hopes that the mural will build awareness of ... 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 »

A Taste of Culture and Hospitality in a Tropical Paradise Our Students Call Home

St. George’s University’s True Blue Campus was bursting with excitement as more than 500 family members traveled from near and far to experience a lively weekend on the Isle of Spice. From January 31 to February 2, families enjoyed guided tours of campus and the island, visiting some of the most picturesque locations, basking in the tropical temperatures, and enjoying ... Read More »

SCAVMA Gives Hope to Hospitalized Children in Grenada

Hospital stays for children in Grenada are becoming a lot more endurable with a little help from St. George’s University’s Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA). Students were able to raise and donate over $11,000EC to SGU’s local Josh Project, an international charity for hospitalized children. This will be used to purchase Josh kits, which include a ... Read More »

Commitment to Professionalism: St. George’s University School of Medicine Spring 2014 Entering Class Takes Oath

A noble journey began on January 31 for 526 St. George’s University medical students, who donned their white coats and took their Oaths of Professional Commitment at the spring 2014 White Coat Ceremonies, held at Patrick F. Adams Hall in Grenada.  They join 29 fellow students from the Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars who began their semester with a White ... Read More »

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