Calum Macpherson

Calum Macpherson, PhD

Dean of the School of Graduate Studies
Director of Research

Dr. Macpherson joined the University in 1993 as Professor of Parasitology and Director of Research in the School of Medicine and is now also Professor of Parasitology for the School of Veterinary Medicine. He serves on many internal and international committees.

In addition to his many roles at the University, Dr. Macpherson is the founding director and vice-president of the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF). He has worked and lectured in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and North and South America. Over the course of his career, he has supervised over 60 master’s degree and PhD students in Kenya, Tanzania, India, the UK, Nevis, and Grenada. Dr. Macpherson was born and raised in Kenya, and later Uganda. In 2014, he was appointed to the Research Advisory Board of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and elected as a Global Football Ambassador by the Grenada Football Association.