Category Archives: Students

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 »

WIM Presents Week of Activities Surrounding Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases are the focus of activities on campus this week thanks to the Women in Medicine student group who have put together an agenda that includes a research symposium, lectures, and a fundraiser for the benefit of Grenada Planned Parenthood Association. On Monday, March 23, the group teamed up with SGU’s Department of Microbiology to facilitate a research symposium ... Read More »

Entering Medical Class Joins Humanistic and Ethical “Infinite Game”

A new class of prospective doctors from 41 countries embarked on its educational journey at St. George’s University at the symbolic White Coat Ceremonies on January 30, 2015. Miles away from the rest of their class in Grenada, part of the entering medical class participated in their White Coat Ceremony at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK on January 16. These ... Read More »

Veterinary Scholars Present 10-Week Research at the Merial-NIH Symposium

St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine student Zachary Pearl Colorado State University veterinary medical student Emily Cotran presented 10 weeks of research at the 15th Annual Merial National Institutes of Health (NIH) Symposium, held at Cornell University this past summer. The Merial-NIH Veterinary Scholars Symposium brings together scientists and veterinary scholars from the US, Canada, and now the Caribbean ... Read More »

SGU’s CASA Teams Up With Leo Club to Raise Drug Awareness Among Youth

On November 1, the Caribbean Students Association (CASA), a St. George’s University student group, teamed up with the Leo Club of St. George’s, a local non-profit organization, to deliver a drug awareness workshop for 40 secondary school students. The workshop, themed “Live Out Your Passion; Stay Away From Drugs,” was the fifth of its kind to be delivered by the ... Read More »

IEA and UHP Contribute Bilirubinometer and Nebulizers to Increase Health Care Access in Grenada and Region

The medical students of the Urban Humanitarian Project (UHP) at St. George’s University, alongside the students of Iota Epsilon Alpha (IEA), SGU’s international medical student honor society, have donated a bilirubinometer and 16 nebulizers to Grenada’s Ministry of Health. The bilirubinometer will assist in the early detection of jaundice, a common and potentially serious condition affecting newborns. The nebulizers, which ... Read More »

SGU Provides a Global Medical Experience to Nine Foreign Exchange Students

St. George’s University welcomed nine students from five countries during the summer as part of the International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA) Exchange Program. Facilitated by the University’s Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, the public health projects were part of IFSMA’s worldwide campaign that allows approximately 10,000 medical students to participate in bilateral and equitable student exchanges ... Read More »

SGU Student Group Mentors and Supports Local Children’s Home

St. George’s University’s chapter of Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has taken under its wing a local orphanage, the Father Mallighan’s Home for Boys, providing residents with both financial support and caring role models. Recently, the group visited the home to do art projects and play soccer and cricket with the boys. “The purpose of this visit was to work ... Read More »

NeuroResearch Student Group Founder Honored for Excellence in Neuroscience Research

St. George’s University fifth-term medical student Sunita Hingorani was recognized for her contribution to the founding and growth of the NeuroResearch Student Group, a contingent of SGU students dedicated to research in neuroscience. Thus, when it came time for Dr. Tuula Jalonen, Professor of Neuroscience at SGU, to award the inaugural NeuroResearch Excellence Award, Ms. Hungrani was an easy choice. ... Read More »

SGU Students Donate to the Pediatrics Department at Grenada General Hospital

St. George’s University Pediatrics Club, along with Urban Humanitarian Projects (UHP) and the American Medical Students Association donated a Dinamap Pro Series Vital Signs Monitor to the Pediatrics Department at Grenada General Hospital on Friday, May 16, 2014. Valued at over $10,000EC, this equipment is an all-in-one vitals monitor which records blood pressure, temperature, and pulse oximetry; with a child ... Read More »

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