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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 »

SGU Faculty Designs Nutmeg Solar Dryer

Dr. Dirk Burkhardt, professor of neuroscience at St. George’s University and cofounder of Grenada Solar Power Ltd. (GrenSol), may have revolutionized the nutmeg processing procedure at the Gouyave nutmeg plant, creating a unique solar dryer that cuts drying time in half, eliminates the need for stirring or herbicides, and reduces hazard to the workers. And to top it off, the ... Read More »

St. George’s University and Monmouth University Join to Offer Pre-Medical and Veterinary Students Combined BS/MD or BS/DVM Degrees

A new agreement between Monmouth University and St. George’s University will provide more doctors and veterinarians in the state of New Jersey, according to school officials. “St. George’s University joined forces with Monmouth University so that we can both positively address the physician and veterinarian shortage and help the state of New Jersey educate and train well-qualified professionals truly prepared ... Read More »

Dr. Raymond Sis Recognized For Exemplary Career in Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Raymond F. Sis, Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine at St. George’s University, will be presented with the 2013 Alumni Recognition Award from Kansas State University at the annual convention of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) on July 22 in Chicago, Illinois. This award recognizes the effort and devotion of veterinarians in advancing the profession through exemplary ... 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 »

Donella Hosten Receives George B. Daniel Award

After tireless hours of community service and extracurricular activities, Arts and Science student within the department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Donella Hosten epitomized ‘the spirit’ of St. George’s University, and as such was awarded the George B. Daniel Award on November 30th. The award is named after a former student who contributed significantly to student development at St. George’s ... Read More »

SVM Student Appointed Global Public Health Officer-Elect to SAVMA National Board

Fourth-term St. George’s University veterinary student Ashley Bredenberg has been appointed Global Public Health Officer-Elect for the national Student AVMA (SAVMA) executive board. She is a senior delegate of St. George’s University student chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA) and the first veterinary student from the School of Veterinary Medicine to be named to the national SAVMA executive ... Read More »

AMSA Valentine’s Day Date Auction Funds Open Heart Surgery for Three Children

Three Grenadian children’s lives will be forever changed by the efforts of the St. George’s University Chapter of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA).  With thirty contestants and over five hundred persons in attendance, AMSA raised over $30,000EC at its annual Valentine’s Day Date Auction on Friday, February 15, exceeding their $27,000EC goal. The auction, held in collaboration with the ... Read More »

Spring 2013 Fifth Term Awards; Recognition of Excellence

Five distinguished students were recognized for academic excellence and altruistic service to the Grenadian Community at the bi-annual 5th term awards ceremony, held at Patrick Adams Hall on Thursday May 9. Vennela Reddy and Aness Al-Khateeb walked away with the BSCE 1 and BSCE 2 awards respectively which was bestowed to the persons with the highest scores on those exams. ... Read More »

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