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St. George’s University Offers New Grants for January Med School Enrollees

  Today, St. George’s University awarded scholarships to four applicants to the University’s medical school as part of its #SGUperspective program. The winners will each receive up to $10,000. “We are delighted to honor Matthew DeLuca, Joseph Varvarigos, Adam Kirstein, and Laraib Sehrish with scholarships through the #SGUperspective program,” said Dr. G. Richard Olds, President […]

SVM Alumni Study Soft Tissue Surgery at Continuing Ed Conference

Since opening in 1999, St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine has graduated more than 1,400 veterinarians who have practiced all over the world. In October, its Alumni Association, the SVMAA, welcomed back many of them for a continuing education conference reviewing methods in soft tissue surgery. The two-day conference featured presentations by Dr. Karen […]

Remembering Professor Sir Kenneth Stuart, A Distinguished Doctor, Lecturer, Academic, and Advisor

St. George’s University today pays tribute to Professor Sir Kenneth Stuart, who died on November 11, 2017. A distinguished doctor, lecturer, academic, and advisor, Sir Kenneth was a founding member of the Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board of the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF), and was a Friend of St George’s […]

St. George’s University Launches Online Master of Public Health Program

In a first for St. George’s University, students will now be able to obtain a Master of Public Health online—widening the opportunity for students around the world to benefit from SGU’s teaching program. Launched to coincide with the University’s 40th anniversary, the move encapsulates SGU’s commitment to teach in innovative ways in the years ahead, […]

SAS Lecture Series Discusses Effects of Parental Migration

Meschida Philip, Grenadian filmmaker and founder of Meaningful Projekts Creative Group, recently showcased her documentary, “Scars of Our Mothers’ Dreams”, as part of St. George’s University School of Arts and Sciences Open Lecture Series. The film, which offers a unique and intimate glimpse into the complexities of parental migration through the lenses of children left […]

The Therapeutic Value of Hypnosis

Throughout the history of hypnotherapy, stage hypnotists have awed and delighted onlookers with their ability to control their subjects’ minds. There have been consequences however; many believe that stage hypnosis, often seen as humiliating its subjects, has undermined the credibility and therefore the therapeutic benefits of clinical hypnosis. Dr. Zoita Mandila, Hon. Secretary at the […]

AMSA Conference in Grenada Dives Into Medicine That Matters in 2017

The St. George’s University-led chapter of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) brought together a combination of expert facilitators and physicians-in-training during its 2017 AMSA International Conference in Grenada. Assembled for only the second time outside of the United States, the two-day conference, held October 21 and 22, focused on “Preparing for Medicine that Matters,” […]

Billionaire’s Yacht Escorts SGU Vet to 10-Day BVI Relief Mission

Dr. Kenrith Carter had to make a quick decision. Three days after Hurricane Irma devastated the British Virgin Islands, a friend told him of an opportunity to volunteer his veterinary services to those impacted by the storm. And that the mode of transport—a yacht owned by business magnate Sir Richard Branson—was leaving in three hours. […]

St. George’s University’s Primary Medical Qualification Receives GMC Approval

All graduate doctors from St. George’s University are from this month automatically eligible to apply for General Medical Council (GMC) registration, following the regulatory body’s decision to remove the medical school from their case-by-case list. The move recognizes the quality of SGU’s graduates and teaching standards, and paves the way for SGU graduates to study […]