2004 Archives

 

Mr. Rodney Croft Assumes Role of UK Dean 01/05/04


“I am greatly honored and privileged to have been asked by the Executive Dean Dr Stephen Ayres and by the Chancellor Dr Charles Modica to become Dean of Clinical Studies UK, a post which I am very pleased to accept.

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Surgeon Titles: Dr. vs. Mr 01/05/04


While surgeons carry the appellation “Dr.” in the USA and other parts of the world, in the UK they are referred to as “Mr.” How has this anomaly arisen?

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Kingstown Medical College Celebrates 25 Years of Academic Excellence 02/27/04


The Kingstown Medical College, a long time affiliate of St. George’s University School of Medicine, kicked off a week long celebration of its 25th Anniversary on February 14th 2004.

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University of the West Indies and St. George’s University Co-host the 23rd Annual Conference on West Indian Literature 02/27/04


St. George’s University will join The Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica in hosting the 23rd Annual Conference on West Indian Literature from Tuesday, March 9th through Thursday, March 11th, 2004.

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23rd Annual Conference on West Indian Literature 03/26/04


Grenadian poet and novelist Dr. Merle Collins, called the foremost writer of her country, read to a packed audience last week in the University's Caribbean House, opening the 23rd Annual Conference in West Indian Literature with selections from her most recent collection of poetry, Lady in a Boat, including “Se Mwé Nutmeg.”

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Dr. Merle Collins – Grenadian poet and novelist 03/26/04


Dr. Merle Collins, called the foremost writer of Grenada, is the author of two novels, Angel (1987) and The Colour of Forgetting (1995), a collection of short stories, Rain Darling, (1990), and three collections of poetry, Because the Dawn Breaks (1985), Rotten Pomerack (1990) and Lady in a Boat (2003).

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CONSERVATION MEDICINE 4/05/04


Dr. Alonso Aguirre, Executive Director of Conservation Medicine with the Wildlife Trust, will conduct a seminar at St. George's on Monday, April 5 at 5pm in the Bourne Hall.

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Research Funds Secured 07/19/04


The Liverpool Support Center, with funds from the Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Department for International Development (British Overseas Development Fund), have agreed to fund the Windward Island's Research and Education Foundation's (WINDREF) role in the regional lymphatic filariasis eradication program for the upcoming year.

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A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE:
Exploring the World of International Medical Education 08/11/04


After more than a decade on the air, ER still ranks as one of the most popular dramas in TV history. Not surprisingly, more than a few MDs have come to appreciate the intricate “medspeak,” highly realistic plots, and multidimensional characters like Dr. Carter, Dr. Kovac, Dr. Benton and Dr. Corday.

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U.S. Veterinarian Magazine: q&a With Dr. Sis 09/27/04


Faced with failing Public Health systems, rampant globalization of communicable diseases and the deadly specter of Bioterrorism, Veterinary Medicine has entered a period of dramatic change.

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Classes Resume as Promised 9/28/04


I am pleased to announce that classes have resumed for Terms One and Two of the MD program with SGU faculty in facilities at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM) in Old Westbury, New York

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Message from the President of the SGA 09/23/04


I wanted to address some of the subtleties of our housing and academic situation this term and our reaction to all the unknowns and changes that have confronted us since Hurricane Ivan altered our situation and decreased our options.

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ALLEN H. PENSICK, PHD 10/06/04


Allen H. Pensick, PhD, the new Provost at St. George’s University, was living and working in Nebraska as a farmer and horse trainer and was a faculty member at the University of Nebraska when he learned of an open position at St. George’s University.

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Another Successful Summer in Prague 10/06/04


With high ranking officials addressing the medical students in Prague this summer, the seventh annual Prague Selective was more outstanding than ever.

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Denis F. Paul, PhD 10/06/04


Dr. Denis F. Paul, the new Director of Institutional Advancement at the University, is also a professor in the Department of Liberal Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences at St. George’s University.

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New Associate Dean of Clinical Studies 10/06/04


A new Associate Dean of Clinical Studies for St. George’s University was named in the school’s effort to further expand and enhance the excellent clinical program that is already in place.

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New Chair of Medicine Named 10/06/04


With the appointment a new Chair of Medicine, St. George’s University has again demonstrated its effort and commitment to ensuring excellence in education and positive growth into the 21st century.

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Philip Finlay Leaves University to Join Family in U.S. 10/06/04


After serving St. George’s University as a faculty member for the past 11 years, Dr. Philip Finlay regretfully resigned from his post as Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Medical Education at the Clinical Teaching Unit in December 2003 in order to join his family in the United States.

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UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION EXPANDS TO FULFILL GOALS OF THE 21st CENTURY 10/06/04


Three new top University posts have been created and filled, culminating a decade of enormous expansion and growth for St. George’s.

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Grenada and Campus Post-Ivan Progress Report 10/28/04


Hurricane Ivan dramatically changed life in Grenada overnight, yet there is an eagerness and determination among Grenadians to rebuild, restore and reclaim the contours of pre-sto

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Hundreds Benefit from Windward Island Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF)/St. George’s University Relief for Grenada Fund 10/29/04


Over four hundred Grenadian families have been targeted to benefit from the WINDREF/SGU Relief Fund, which was created following the devastation of Grenada by Hurricane Ivan.

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St. George’s University/Windward Island Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) Relief Fund for Grenada 10/29/04


The WINDREF/SGU Relief Fund for Grenada has received monetary donations and contributions of goods from individuals and groups from a broad spectrum of communities.

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FALL 2004/SPRING 2005 ADJUSTED CALENDAR 11/01/04


Due to hurricane Ivan and the necessity for relocation of many of the University’s programs, the class schedules have been adjusted for the Fall 04 term and then subsequently for the Spring 05 term. The following calendar reflects the new start and end dates for all terms and programs.

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Grenada and Campus Post-Ivan Progress Report 11/03/04


Hurricane Ivan dramatically changed life in Grenada overnight, yet there is an eagerness and determination among Grenadians to rebuild, restore and reclaim the contours of pre-storm life.

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Hundreds Benefit from St. George’s University/Windward Island Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) Relief for Grenada Fund 11/23/04


Over four hundred Grenadian families have been targeted to benefit from the WINDREF/SGU Relief Fund, which was created following the devastation of
Grenada by Hurricane Ivan.

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Grenada and Campus Post-Ivan Progress Report 11/24/04


Sometimes a force as strong as a category four hurricane that disrupts life as we know and live it will also bring unexpected bonuses as we adjust to new patterns of living.

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