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St. George’s University Hosts Highly Successful Public Health For-Credit MOOC

This fall, SGU’s groundbreaking One Health One Medicine massive open online course (MOOC) introduced the concept to more than 600 students from around the world. In addition to boasting a high retention rate for MOOCs—more than half of enrollees participated in the discussion forum—students were eligible to take a final exam to earn academic credit […]

Stanford University’s Dr. Desirée LaBeaud Delivers Public Lecture at SGU

One of the world’s experts on Chikungunya and Dengue, Dr. Desirée LaBeaud, Associate Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Stanford University, delivered an insightful lecture on the debilitating mosquito-borne infections that have recently affected the Caribbean as part of the St. George’s University Public Lecture Series. Chikungunya and Dengue in Grenada and the Americas: What […]

Four Awarded SGU’s Commonwealth Jubilee Scholarship

Abidemi Idowu of Nigeria, Ramit Relan of India, Marina Nimrod of Trinidad and Tobago, and Juliet Enow of Cameroon are the newest recipients of St. George’s University’s Commonwealth Jubilee Scholarship, a scholarship which will cover the students’ full tuition for the duration of their programs at SGU. These four students, who began studies at SGU in […]

BSEC Forum Brings Caribbean Issues to the Fore

At the annual conference of the Bioethics Society of the English-Speaking Caribbean (BSEC) held on November 16 at St. George’s University (SGU) and hosted by SGU’s Bioethics Department, speakers delved into a wide range of topics relevant to the Caribbean, including child abuse and corporal punishment. Dr. Barbara Landon, neuropsychologist and Associate Professor at St. […]

SGU Graduate Pens Army Medical Officer’s Guide

Over a military career that has lasted more than a decade, through tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Peter Fish, MD SGU ’13, wrote down his thoughts and his experiences as a flight surgeon and base medical officer in the United States Army. The result was the Army Medical Officer’s Guide, a book that Dr. Fish calls […]

St. George’s University and Mahidol University International College in Thailand Announce Joint Partnership

University to offer Dual Degree BS/MD Program for Premed Students St. George’s University has joined with Mahidol University International College (MUIC) in Salaya, Thailand, to offer students an opportunity to obtain a dual BS/MD degree. Through the partnership, qualified students will be able to pursue a career in medicine at St. George’s University (SGU) following successful completion of […]

St. George’s University, Regis College Announce Combined Degree Program

Students at Regis College, a private, liberal arts institution in Weston, Massachusetts, now have the opportunity to fast-track their medical or veterinary medical education through a new combined degree program forged with St. George’s University this fall. Through the partnership, students who complete three years of pre-medicine or pre-veterinary medicine coursework at Regis and meet admission […]

SGU Faculty Member Helps Secure Grant to Groom New Conservation Leaders

A $125,000 grant from the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for a new leadership-training program based at St. George’s University has ensured that young conservationists will be prepared to lead the region toward establishing and maintaining healthy, functional ecosystems for many years to come. Set to begin in May 2015, the Conservation Leadership in […]

St. George’s University Present at International Academy of Pathology Conference in Thailand

Drs. Shivayogi and Bharti Bhusnurmath, Co-Chairs of St. George’s University’s Department of Pathology, presented at the International Academy of Pathology (IAP) Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, in October. IAP is the largest international organization for pathologists across the globe, and the conference will present multi-track content across the breadth of pathology, showcasing products, services, and technology through a […]

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 […]