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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 »

Public Lecture by Dr. Gunter Siegel – Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Department of Biology, Ecology and Conservation is hosting Visiting Professor Dr. Gunter Siegel of Germany from Monday 13th to Friday 17th October, 2014. All are invited to his Public Lecture on Thursday, October 16 from 5:30pm on the topic: “The Effect of Statins on Arteriosclerotic nano-plaque formation.” Dr. Siegel is Director of the Institute for Physiology of the Charite, ... Read More »

6th Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial / 14th Annual WINDREF Lecture – Thursday, November 6, 2014

On November 6, 2014, St. George’s University will host its 6th Annual Keith B. Taylor Memorial / 14th Annual WINDREF Lecture. Dr John Strasswimmer, MD, PhD, will speak on the topic: “Dr Albert Schweitzer, his life; legacy and the future: A celebration of his centenary” at Caribbean House, True Blue Campus at 6pm. See flyer and Dr. Strasswimmer’s biography 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 »

Caribbean Grant Writing & Scientific Peer Review Workshop – September 17 – 19, 2014

The Center for Global Health of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the U.S., in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), St. George’s University (SGU), and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) will hold a Caribbean regional grant writing workshop to encourage Caribbean investigators to address public health issues through research. This workshop will ... Read More »

Veterinary Continuing Medical Education Conference on Veterinary Dermatology – October 4–5, 2014

Topic: A Practical Approach to Veterinary Dermatology Description: An instructional course focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of a wide-range of infections, infestations, and recurring dermatological problems—in both small and large animals—such as folliculitis, pododermatitis, autoimmune dermatoses, endocrinopathy, and cervicofacial dermatitis. Speaker: Adam P. Patterson, DVM, Dipl. ACVD, Clinical Assistant Professor and Chief of Dermatology, Department of Small Animal Clinical ... Read More »

Diverse Class Joins SGU’s School of Medicine

Students from 36 countries were inducted into the profession of medicine at St. George’s University School of Medicine’s White Coat Ceremony on August 29, while many family members watched with pride and joy. The theme of the evening was framed by the keynote speaker, Susan Cohen, MD, Medical Director of the Palliative Care Program at Bellevue Hospital in New York ... Read More »

New School of Veterinary Medicine Class Joins SGU Family

The Fall 2014 School of Veterinary Medicine class took its first steps in its educational journey at the St. George’s University White Coat Ceremony, donning freshly minted white coats, symbols of professionalism and high standards, and collectively reciting the Oath of Professional Commitment. “St. George’s University will offer you more than a top-notch veterinary medical education,” said Dr. Charles R. ... Read More »

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