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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 »

Sun, Sea, and Family: Students and Their Families Enjoy Beyond Spice Family Weekend

Families from around the world experienced a weekend of adventure, culture, and rich Grenadian history at St. George’s University’s bi-annual family weekend festivities this fall. Since 2007, families have been invited to enjoy the country our students call home while visiting the True Blue Campus their students call home. Campus tours gave participants an intimate glimpse into the University, while ... 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 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 »

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 »

St. George’s University Hosts Two-Day Conference on Early Childhood Development

More than 190 caregivers, parents, and teachers convened at St. George’s University’s Bourne Lecture Hall at the end of June for the inaugural Caregiver Conference on Early Child Development. REACH Grenada and the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) brought together experts in early childhood development and infant-parent mental health, to focus on the importance of early adaptive interactions ... Read More »

New KBTGSP Class Receives Global Perspective

A brand new class of prospective doctors officially began their medical education as part of St. George’s University’s Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program (KBTGSP) in Newcastle, UK on August 15. The incoming students in the UK, who represent 12 countries, took their Oaths of Professional Conduct and donned white coats, symbolic of the professionalism and high standards of their ... Read More »

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