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Grant Writing and Scientific Peer Review Workshop Promotes Research Projects in Region

Organized by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center for Global Health and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), St. George’s University and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) hosted a Caribbean Grant Writing and Scientific Peer Review Workshop from September 17 to 19 at the Radisson […]

SGU Bioethics Department and WINDREF Receive CAN $250,000 for Conscious Discipline Program

A team headed by St. George’s University faculty members has won a grant valued at CAN $250,000 from Grand Challenges Canada’s Saving Brains Program to expand its Conscious Discipline project. Secured through the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF), the grant opens the door for Drs. Barbara Landon and Randall Waechter, both of the University’s Department […]

Veterinary Scholars Present 10-Week Research at the Merial-NIH Symposium

St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine student Zachary Pearl and Colorado State University veterinary medical student Emily Cotran presented 10 weeks of research at the 15th Annual Merial National Institutes of Health (NIH) Symposium, held at Cornell University this past summer. The Merial-NIH Veterinary Scholars Symposiumbrings together scientists and veterinary scholars from the US, Canada, […]

St. George’s University Hosts Coastal Tourism Conference

Urgent Action Needed to Adapt To Effects of Climate Change for the Caribbean The Caribbean’s beauty is unmatched, and each year the region attracts millions of visitors from all over the world. The tourism industry is at its core, which is why Caribbean leaders are making every effort to preserve it. St. George’s University recently […]

St. George’s University and Niagara Christian Community of Schools in Canada Announce Joint Partnership

University to offer Dual Degree BSc/MD Program for Premed Students St. George’s University has joined with Niagara Christian Community of Schools (NCC), Fort Erie Ontario, Canada, to offer students an opportunity to obtain a BS/MD degree.  Through the partnership, qualified students are able to pursue a career in medicine at St. George’s University following successful completion of secondary […]

New School of Veterinary Medicine Class Joins SGU Family

  The Fall 2014 School of Veterinary Medicine class took its first steps in its educational journey at the St. George’s University White Coat Ceremony, donning freshly minted white coats, symbols of professionalism and high standards, and collectively reciting the Oath of Professional Commitment. “St. George’s University will offer you more than a top-notch veterinary medical […]

Medical Students From 36 Countries Officially Enter Profession at Fall 2014 White Coat Ceremony

  Students from 36 countries were inducted into the profession of medicine at St. George’s University School of Medicine’s White Coat Ceremony on August 29, while many family members watched with pride and joy. The theme of the evening was framed by the keynote speaker, Susan Cohen, MD, Medical Director of the Palliative Care Program at Bellevue […]

New KBTGSP Class Receives Global Perspective

A brand new class of prospective doctors officially began their medical education as part of St. George’s University’s Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program (KBTGSP) in Newcastle, UK on August 15. The incoming students in the UK, who represent 12 countries, took their Oaths of Professional Conduct and donned white coats, symbolic of the professionalism and high […]

St. George’s University Faculty Present at Caribbean Association of Pharmacists 34th Annual Convention

Presentation Summarizes New Guidelines for Pharmacotherapy of Hypertension to over 100 International Attendees St. George’s University faculty presented at the Caribbean Association of Pharmacists 34th annual convention in Grenada this past August under the theme “Shaping the Future of Our Profession, with One Mission and One Voice.” Dedicated to the mission of improving the health and wellbeing […]