2008 Archives

 

SOM Adds New Department of Emergency Medicine 1/29/08

In response to the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions’ (CAAM-HP) recent evaluation of SGUSOM and its subsequent recommendation to create an Emergency Medicine Department, Dean Stephen Weitzman has appointed Dr. David Hodgkinson as UK Associate Chair of Emergency Medicine.

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New Class of KBTGSP Medical Students Take Oath at WCC 1/31/08

St. George’ s University School of Medicine (SGUSOM) along with Northumbria University’s School of Applied Sciences (NU) officially welcomed a new class of medical students into the Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program (KBTGSP). 

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SOM Welcomes Incoming Class of Medical Students 2/4/08

St. George’s University School of Medicine officially welcomed a fresh class of medical students on January 21, 2008 at the new Charter Hall auditorium to mark their entry into medicine at the symbolic White Coat Ceremony, the 25th of the series.

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SVM WCC Held on January 22, 2008 2/4/08

On January 22, 2008, the 18th White Coat Ceremony of the School of Veterinary Medicine was held at Bell Lecture Hall.  Dr. Michele Consiglio, an SGUSVM alumnus, welcomed all attendees to the symbolic celebration.

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The Inaugural Keith B. Taylor Memorial Lecture joins with the Ninth WINDREF Lecture 2/12/08

International Research Expert Professor Sir Andrew Haines Delivers Keynote

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14th Annual Geoffrey H. Bourne Lecture Held on February 11th 2/12/08

Dr. Fred M. Jacobs Delivers Keynote Address

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St. George's University School of Medicine Represented at ACP NJ Challenge Bowl 2/27/08

Students Deliver Strong Performance.

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The Battle Begins 3/17/08

The third season of the SGU Knowledge Bowl began on Tuesday, February 19th with a match between Presentation Brothers’ College, last year’s 2nd place team, and St. Joseph’s Convent, Grenville. 

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Second “One Health, One Medicine” Clinic a Success 3/17/08

On Saturday, March 1st, 15 SVM and 30 SOM student volunteers joined forces for the second “One Health, One Medicine” Clinic, a collaborative effort delivering valuable health care and information to members of the community.

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Dr. Emily Iker, School of Medicine ’81, Selected President of the ASL 4/1/08

Early Diagnosis a Primary Focus

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GHHS Students Inspire Grenadian Youth 4/3/08

Mentoring Program Brought to Calliste School

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Grenada Embraces Public Health Week 4/11/08

SGU Adds Voice to the Country’s Awareness Campaign

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Grenada Embraces Public Health Week 5/5/08

Speaker Jim Yong Kim Inspires Largest Audience in SGUSOM History

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21st Century Caribbean Literati Celebrated 6/6/08

Grenada’s Dr. Merle Collins Delivers Keynote at 11th ACWWS Conference

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St. George's University Hosts Inaugural Parents’ Weekend, August 22, 2008 – August 24, 2008 6/26/08

The “Beyond Spice” Parents’ Weekend (Grenada is also known as the “Spice of the Caribbean”) will allow parents and families to experience the full educational program, with its emphasis on student services and commitment to student well-being, as they enjoy the elegant beauty of its breathtaking campus and surroundings.

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Climate Change, Water, and Sanitation in the Caribbean 7/3/08

SGU’s New Taylor Hall Showcases Caribbean Environmental Concerns to International Attendees

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WINDREF Combats Neglected Tropical Disease 7/8/08

Prof. David Molyneux  Reinforces  Int’l Crisis

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Dr. Sensakovic: New Chair of Medicine 8/4/08

Global Focus on Professionalism, Competence and Shared Responsibility

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St. George's University’s Inaugural Parents Weekend 8/28/08

“Beyond Spice” Weekend a Great Success.

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Speaker Addresses the Incoming Medical School Class on “The Quiet Art” 8/28/08

White Coat Ceremony inducts 147 in the KBT Global Scholars Program.

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St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine/Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Partnership 9/8/08

4th Clinical Year Now Offered at World-Renowned Vet College

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369 Take Oath at School Of Medicine White Coat Ceremony 9/22/08

Keynote Dr. William Andereck Underscores Med Ethics and Human Values

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Inaugural Nursing Program Commences 9/22/08

25 Students Inducted into Four-Year BSN Program

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Dr. Phyllis Weiner: New Chair of Pediatrics 10/8/08

St. George’s University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Phyllis Weiner as the Chair of Pediatrics of the School of Medicine, effective September 2008.

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St. George's University Co-hosts 16th Caribbean Academy of Sciences Conference 10/20/08

Plenary Speaker Dr. Wesley Balda Addresses Critical Management Practices .

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School of Veterinary Medicine Restructure Reflects St. George's University’s Evolution, Expansion and Success 10/28/08

Program Incorporates AVMA-COE Standards.

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Grenada #1 Rank in USMLE Step One and Step Two/CK in Caribbean 10/29/08

US Study shows Grenada Scores Best of Caribbean.

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St. George's University Honors Fallen Heroes of 1983 Grenada Intervention 11/5/08

October 25th Marked 25 Years since Operation Urgent Fury

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St. George's University Sponsors Grenada Exhibit at NYC International Art Fair 11/21/08

World-renowned Caribbean artists stimulate appreciation for Grenada’s beauty.

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Scholarships Celebrate 10th Anniversary of School of Veterinary Medicine 11/24/08

Future Students to Benefit from “Decade of Excellence”.

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St. George's University Hosts 2 nd Annual Bioethics Forum 12/1/08

Need for Improved Patient Care in Caribbean Emphasized.

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St. George's University Students Assist Grenada’s Youth 12/1/08

Women in Medicine Educate and Inspire Adolescent Moms.

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St. George’s Students Selected to Attend World’s Largest International Student Festival 12/11/08

Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu to open Norway’s ISFiT 2009.

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Honoring Dr. John Pryor 12/30/08

The St. George’s University community lost an exceptional member on Christmas Day when Dr. John Pryor was killed by enemy fire in Iraq while serving in the US Army Reserves as a combat surgeon.

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