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Women in Medicine Mentors Adolescent Mothers

St. George’s University student group Women in Medicine (WIM) continued its longstanding collaboration with the Program for Adolescent Mothers (PAM), a Grenadian school for teen moms, inviting about 20 young ladies from the school to SGU for a workshop. The key focus of this workshop, held April 18, 2013, was on empowering the young women by teaching them to be ... Read More »

St. George’s University Weighs in on International Trade of Endangered Species; Dr. Andrea Easter-Pilcher Represents Grenada in Bangkok

Five species of shark and several species of manta rays, turtles, and tortoises were among the species added to a watch list by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) where Dr. Andrea Easter-Pilcher, Chair of the Department of Biology, Ecology and Conservation at St. George’s University participated as part of a three ... Read More »

SGU Faculty Member Joins Leading Bioethicists at Hastings Center

Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson, Professor and Chair of the Department of Bioethics, St. George’s University, recently spent two weeks as a visiting scholar at the Hastings Center in Garrison, New York. The Hastings Center’s Visiting Scholar Program hosts scholars from around the world to conduct independent research on issues in or related to bioethics. “It was a wonderful opportunity to work ... 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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