Category Archives: School of Veterinary Medicine

Spanish and Austrian IVSA Students Experience Global Veterinary Medicine at SGU

In April, nine students from Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, and 10 from Veterinary Medicine University in Vienna, Austria, paid a visit to the True Blue Campus, gaining valuable veterinary experience as well as new friends from around the world. The International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA) exchange program offers students from overseas an opportunity to experience Grenada’s culture as well ... Read More »

Dr. Ravindra Sharma Honored for Contributions to Veterinary Pathology

Dr. Ravindra Sharma, Associate Director of Research and Associate Dean of the Graduate Studies Program at St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, was recently recognized for his lifelong contribution to veterinary pathology with the prestigious Indian Association of Veterinary Pathologists Award at their 31st Annual Conference held in Gujarat, India. The award recognizes Dr. Sharma’s initiative and contributions to ... Read More »

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 »

SGU’s School of Veterinary Medicine hosts CE Conference on Aquatic Animal Medicine

Surrounded by water, Grenada is well-placed for research in aquatic medicine and recently veterinary practitioners had an opportunity to participate in an interactive course on Aquatic Animal Medicine held in the state-of-the-art aquatic laboratory and marine center at St. George’s University. Giving veterinary practitioners an in-depth look at disease, diagnosis, and the treatment of fish, St. George’s University School of ... Read More »

Phi Zeta Honor Society Initiation Ceremony

The St. George’s University Alpha Delta Chapter of the Phi Zeta Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine held a ceremony at the Caribbean House Great Hall to honor 26 outstanding initiates. “While it is the responsibility of SGU to create an academic environment that facilitates and fosters student success, I assert that students should also do their part. These inductees have ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

St. George’s University Veterinary Outreach Program Educates Farmers on Caring for Sheep and Goats

A team of faculty members from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine traveled to Carriacou on Friday, April 4, to conduct a one-day veterinary outreach workshop with goat and sheep farmers from the sister isle. Established by Dr. Ravindra Sharma, the Train the Trainers veterinary outreach program provides education, training, and support to local farmers. The group met with ... 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 »

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