Entries by Erin Shaw

HackensackUMC and St. George’s University Bestow Scholarships to Four Students

Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC) and St. George’s University (SGU) recently awarded four partial scholarships to SGU students who are a permanent resident of Bergen County through the CityDoctors – HackensackUMC Scholarship Program.  Recipients of the scholarships are Matthew Pontell of River Vale, N.J., Krishna Choksi of Alpine, N.J., Sarina Bains of Cresskill, N.J. and […]

St. George’s University Awards Scholarships To School of Medicine Class Of 2016

alexandrianews.org Dustin St. George of Alexandria, Virginia, has been awarded the prestigious Legacy of Excellence Scholarship by St. George’s University School of Medicine. Mr. St. George is elated by the recognition and confidence St. George’s University has shown in him. “The LOE Scholarship means everything to me in terms of fulfilling my goals,” he said. […]

SGU Marine Biologist Says Deteriorating Condition of Reefs Puts Strain on Fishing Industry

International Press Service Clare Morrall, director of the marine biology program at St. George’s University, says that sea surface temperatures have strained the fishing industry in Grenada due to coral bleaching. “When you’ve taken away the fish that would normally crop and harvest and keep that algae in check, you’ve got a situation which has […]

Stephen Scarantino, MD ’91, Acknowledged by The Global Directory of Who’s Who

pr.com Stephen E. Scarantino, MD ’91, who practices obstetrics and gynecology at The Women’s Health Pavilion in Westbury, New York, has been recognized by The Global Directory of Who’s Who. The annual publication acknowledges professional men and women for their outstanding achievements and leadership within their industries. In addition to his practice, Dr. Scarantino is […]

Medical Students Kick-off New HS Mentorship Program by Teaching Mentees

digitaljournal.com On Saturday, January 7, Urban Humanitarian Projects (UHP), a nonprofit organization comprised of St. George’s University medical students, will host a Build-a-PC workshop during which high school students in Greater New York City will be instructed how to assemble a desktop computer from scratch. The workshop will be held at Park Slope Collegiate High […]

New Oncologist Joins Claxton-Hepburn’s Winter Cancer Center

Claxton-Hepburn News Husband and wife SGU graduates, Oncologist Dr. Himani Singh and Internist Dr. Parthajeet Chowdhuri, have recently joined Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg, New York. Dr. Singh received a Bachelor of Science Degree with Distinction from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Upon earning her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in […]

Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Welcomes New Internist

Independent Press St. George’s University graduate, Daniel E. Hermann, MD ’99, MPH, will be listed among “New Jersey’s Favorite Kids’ Docs” in an upcoming issue of New Jersey Family magazine along with five of his colleagues from the Summit Medical Group. “Watching how compassionate doctors were with my father and knowing how they helped him made […]

100% pass rate for St. George’s graduates entering into RCVS

Five graduates from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine (SGUSVM), in the Caribbean island of Grenada, have passed the Statutory Membership Examination of the UK’s Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). SGUSVM graduates have traditionally demonstrated impressive pass rates on this rigorous exam, but this year’s 100 percent pass rate by SGU students –compared […]