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Early Childhood Development Conference – July 2-3, 2015

Collaborating partners ReachWithin, St. George’s University and Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) will host their second annual early childhood development conference from July 2-3, 2015. Themed ‘Children and Caregivers: The Importance of their Relationships’, this meeting will devote itself to the importance of developing healthy relationships between children and caregivers and the effects this can have on short ... Read More »

SVM CE on Veterinary Imaging – October 10-11, 2015

St. George’s University’s School of Veterinary Medicine will hold it’s second continuing education (CE) conference for 2015 from October 11-12. Themed ‘Imaging: An aid in diagnosis of disease in small animals” this instructional course targeting DVMs and technicians will utilize tomography as a technological aid. Special emphasis will be placed on identifying and interpreting diseases through radiographic imaging as an ... 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 »

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 »

SOM Fall 2014 Fifth-Term Awards: Recognizing Academic Excellence and Philanthropy

Five fifth-term students from the School of Medicine were recognized for academic success and service to the Grenadian Community on May 7 at Charter Hall. Jeffrey Bird and Paul Howatt walked away with the BSCE 1 and BSCE 2 awards for outstanding performance on those exams. Jeff Svec was presented with the White Coat Award for professionalism, humanism, and qualities ... Read More »

Fitness Day Returns: SGU Student Group Partners with Community for Health Fair with a Twist

The International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations’ (IFMSA-Grenada’s) Standing Committee on Public Health (SCOPH), a St. George’s University student group, again partnered with Athletic Development Group (ADG) to deliver its second Fitness Day to families at the Morne Rouge playing field on Saturday, March 29. A community partnership that emphasizes prevention, education, and family involvement, Fitness Day spices up the ... Read More »

Commitment, Collaboration, and Friendship Birth Endoscopy, Radiology and Oxygen Units at Grenada’s General Hospital

Three major hospital units – Endoscopy, Radiology, and Oxygen – were commissioned in Grenada General Hospital through the efforts of St. George’s University at a ceremony on March 17.  The University sponsored the infrastructure for the oxygen plant and radiology unit and donated the cutting-edge digital X-ray machine, while graduate Patrick Tempara, SGUSOM ’86, a gastroenterologist from New Jersey, donated ... Read More »

SGU’s Department of Bioethics Delivers Crash Course in Conscious Discipline

Can a family and the community be trained to create a positive environment within which children can reach their potential?  Dr. Barbara Landon, among a growing group of psychologists and behaviorists, thinks so – and is offering free, intense, training to a diverse audience of parents, teachers, caregivers and others Beginning Tuesday, February 25, Dr. Barbara Landon will present her ... Read More »

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