How The Islands That Will Be Destroyed By Climate Change Won A Victory In Paris 12/1/15

Dr. Hugh Sealy is sitting in his office in Grenada, looking out at a Caribbean bay and contemplating the work that lies ahead of him. Just about a week ago, at the climate treaty negotiations in Paris, he and dozens of other delegates representing small island nations like Grenada, the Maldives, and the Marshall Islands joined in singing Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds.”

Back Sleeping Credited With Reducing SIDS Deaths in Infants 12/3/15

Cristina Miller, MD SGU ’09, a neonatologist with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics in Minnesota, tells Healthline that while infants sleeping on their backs has led to a drop in SIDS deaths.

Physician Poets Society 12/15

The rhythms of life, the words that shed light on underlying truth—these are well-studied tools among physicians. And for some Orlando doctors, including SGU grads Joseph and Stan Sujka, rhythms and words join forces and find their voice in poetry.

Dr. Michael McCaffrey joins McLeod Seacoast Neurology 11/30/15

McLeod Physician Associates in Loris, SC, welcomed Michael McCaffrey, MD SGU ’88, to McLeod Seacoast Neurology. Dr. McCaffrey joined McLeod Loris Seacoast from Grand Strand Specialty Associates.

New pediatrician joins team of local practice 11/9/15

Alexandra McCollum, MD SGU ’05, joined Larchmont Pediatrics in her home state of California, and will split time between private practice and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.

Local UH branches welcome two new doctors 10/27/15

University Hospitals Conneaut and Geneva medical centers welcomed Pranav Periyalwar, MD SGU ’09, to their medical staffs.

NHRMC has new stroke program medical director 10/11/15

The New Hanover Regional Medical Center Physician Group welcomed vascular neurologist James S. McKinney, MD SGU ’04, who will care for inpatients at the medical center’s main campus and will also serve as the medical director of the NHRMC stroke program.

New OB/GYN physician in Knox, La Porte an advocate for adolescent, women’s health 9/13/15

Ashley Kirkwood, MD SGU ’11, opened up her own private OB/GYN practice serving the Knox and La Porte communities in Michigan.

Cancer center welcomes new oncologist 9/2/15

Medical oncologist Amir Harandi, MD SGU ’02, joined the Dyson Center for Cancer Care at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. Harandi has been a medical oncologist and hematologist since 2009, most recently at the Norton Cancer Institute in Louisville, Kentucky, where he also served on the faculty at the University of Louisville.

SGU Grad Working to Rebuild Grenada Reefs

Through a lengthy study, Kerricia Hobson, BSc SGU ’08, Project Manager in the Environment Division in Grenada?s Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, has identified several coral reefs in Grenada that have been adversely affected by rising sea temperatures and pollution.