Entries by jrichardsink

St. George’s University Hosts Two-Day Conference on Early Childhood Development

Relationships Help Positive Childhood Outcomes More than 190 caregivers, parents, and teachers convened at St. George’s University’s Bourne Lecture Hall at the end of June for the inaugural Caregiver Conference on Early Child Development. REACH Grenada and the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation(WINDREF) brought together experts in early childhood development and infant-parent mental health, to focus on […]

St. George’s University School of Medicine Graduates Class of 2014

Graduates from 36 Countries Receive MD Degree St. George’s University’s Class of 2014 rejoiced as they were recognized at their commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 14 at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall in New York City. Doctor of Medicine degrees were conferred on over 900 graduates representing 36 countries, joining the over 12,000 MD graduates […]

The End of a Chapter, The Beginning of a Journey

St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine Graduates Class of 2014 St. George’s University conferred Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees to 119 graduates at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall on Friday, June 13.  The 2014 class represents nine countries who join over 13,000 St. George’s University graduates in medicine, veterinary medicine, public health, and other […]

SGU Faculty to Present Symposium on Climate Change at 12th World Congress of Bioethics

Led by Dr. Cheryl CoxMacpherson, Chair of the Department of Bioethics, St. George’s University (SGU) will present a symposium on climate change at the 12th World Congress of Bioethics, slated for June 25-28, 2014 in Mexico City. This year’s Congress, themed ‘Bioethics in a Globalized World: Science, Society and Individual’,will engage bioethicists from diverse backgrounds and professions, […]

St. George’s University Awards Inaugural NeuroResearch Excellence Award

NeuroResearch Student Group Founder Honored for Excellence in Neuroscience Research St. George’s University fifth-term medical student Sunita Hingorani was recognized for her contribution to the founding and growth of the NeuroResearch Student Group, a contingent of SGU students dedicated to research in neuroscience. Thus, when it came time for Dr. Tuula Jalonen, Professor of Neuroscience […]

Calum Macpherson, PhD, FRSPH named to CARPHA Research Advisory Board

Recently St. George’s University’s Director of Research was named to be part of a team created to strengthen and reorient the region’s public health research agenda through  the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA).  Calum NL Macpherson, public health researcher and parasitologist, was named to serve on its Research Advisory Board, a group specifically created to oversee CARPHA’s […]

WINDREF Holds 4th Annual Dinner at House of Lords

Professor Alan Fenwick Honored with Prestigious Mike Fisher Award at Annual WINDREF Dinner The fourth Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) dinner, held at the House of Lords in the British parliament. Hosted by Baroness Howells of St. David’s, WINDREF President, the dinner highlighted the role of sport, diet, and exercise in preventing diabetes and obesity […]

Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson to Head Five-Year Campaign to Teach Research Ethics in Caribbean

$1.1M Grant From Fogarty International Center to Enhance Research Ethics in Region Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson, Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation Senior Research Fellow, and Chair, SGU Bioethics Department, together with colleagues Dr. Sean Philpott of Union Graduate College in the United States and Dr. Robert Hall of Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro in Mexico, have been awarded a $1.1 million USD […]

Research by St. George’s University Faculty Helps Curb Mercury Levels in Bermuda

Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Mounts Successful Campaign to Limit Expectant Mothers Exposure to Mercury in Fish Results from a study conducted in part by St. George’s University Professor Martin Fordeshowed that blood concentration levels of methyl mercury in expecting mothers in Bermuda have dropped significantly since 2003. A 2003 study detected mercury in […]