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2012 Archives

 

Ahead Of His Time: 28-Year-Old James Nguyen, MD Wins Prestigious Award2/02/12

Earning his MD at St. George’s University School of Medicine at just 23 years old was only the first accomplishment of James Nguyen’s professional life in medicine.

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SGU To Host 2012 Annual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Meeting1/03/12

St. George’s University School of Medicine has been selected to host the 29th annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA), to be held July 8-13, 2012, on the True Blue campus.

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World Health Organization Selects SGU Public Health Chair To Join Leadership Group 2/02/12

Dr. Omur Cinar Elci, Professor and Chair of the St. George’s University Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, has been selected to join the World Health Organization (WHO) Network for the period 2012-2018 with the Occupational and Environmental Health Work Plan Priority Leadership Group.

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Ahead Of His Time: 28-Year-Old James Nguyen, MD Wins Prestigious Award 2/02/12

Earning his MD at St. George’s University School of Medicine at just 23 years old was only the first accomplishment of James Nguyen’s professional life in medicine.

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SGU Med Students Take Urban Children Under Their Wing 2/08/12

Since its founding in 2009, Urban Humanitarian Projects (UHP), a New York-based non-profit organization comprised of St. George’s University medical students, has concentrated its activities on serving underprivileged children in New York City.

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Serendipity – A Wedding in Cambodia Leads SGUSOM Alumni To Temple For Winning Photo 2/09/12

St. George’s University is proud to announce the winners of the fourth annual “Focus: An SGU Perspective” Photo Contest.

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Seizing the Opportunity: Friends, Co-Workers from New York Follow Path to Grenada 3/02/12

For a year, Sara Rosen and Greg Brethel worked together at the Town of Hempstead Department of Conservation and Waterways in New York.

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St. George’s MBA Students Among Elite Business Schools at 2012 Hult Global Case Challenge 3/28/12

Hailing from more than 140 countries worldwide, St. George’s University’s faculty and student body are accustomed to working together to solve problems that persist on a worldwide level.

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Fund for the Orphans & Elderly Annual Gala - A Sweet Success 4/04/12

Some of Grenada’s top chefs along with Jorg Amsler, Master Pastry Chef, Chocolatier, and Food Network Challenge Champion were the highlight of this year’s Fund for the Orphans & Elderly Gala, held Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at the Trade Centre in Grand Anse.

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New York City Deputy Mayor Linda Gibbs Announces Partnership Between New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and St. George’s University to Award Medical School Scholarships 4/04/12

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs, Health and Hospitals Corporation President Alan D. Aviles and St. George’s University Chancellor Dr. Charles Modica today announced the CityDoctors medical scholarship program that will, over the next five years, provide tuition based scholarships worth more than $11 million to New York City residents who aspire to become doctors.

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SGU Team Captures First at NJ Student Challenge Bowl 4/09/12

On March 2, a group of SGU students performing their clinical rotations at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, participated in the 2012 New Jersey American College of Physicians (NJ ACP) Student Challenge Bowl.

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St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine and the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Team Up for Combined-Degree Program 4/11/12

St. George’s University has expanded its list of university affiliations to include the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USciences).

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Clinical Student Support Expands at SGU: Dr. Laurence Dopkin Named Assistant Dean of Students for Clinical Students 4/13/12

Dr. Laurence Dopkin, SGUSOM '98, has been appointed the Assistant Dean of Students for Clinical Students at St. George’s University.

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St. George’s University Joins Forces with Franklin Pierce University for Combined-Degree Program 4/19/12

St. George’s University is pleased to announce that it has entered into an affiliation agreement with Franklin Pierce University.

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MBA and Vet Exchange Program Makes A Difference for Vets an Ocean Apart 4/23/12

Dr. Heather Douglas first crossed paths with Mr. Austin Kirwan, Assistant Dean for UK Clinical Affairs, for the St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, as they completed their Master of Business Administration residency in Grenada in 2011.

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South Korean Team of Maritime Specialists Visits St. George’s University 5/02/12

On April 12 at the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) Institute, a team of South Korean scientists from the Korean Maritime Institute met with faculty from the St. George’s University Schools of Arts and Sciences, Medicine, and Veterinary Medicine to discuss the potential for collaborative projects to help develop a national policy for the integrated management of coastal zones, in partnership with the Government of Grenada.

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SGU’s DPHPM Continues its Global Recognition with AAPHP Membership 5/03/12

Still fresh from receiving approval for a chapter from the Delta Omega Honors Society in Public Health, the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (DPHPM) received membership from the Association of Accredited Public Health Programs (AAPHP).

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St George’s University to Bring its Graduation Celebrations to Botswana for the First Time in its 35 Year History 5/19/12

St George's University, a center of international education based on the Caribbean island of Grenada, will host an inaugural commencement ceremony for its Batswana graduates and alumni on Monday, May 21 at the Gaborone International Convention Centre in Botswana.

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Research Fellowship Program Provides Pipeline to Residency for Five Grads5/21/12

In March of 2011, St. George’s University School of Medicine created five research fellowship positions in the basic sciences for graduates who did not match in 2011.

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How SGU Clinical Students are Making an Impact on Health Care in Brooklyn5/24/12

St. George’s University students are well known for their philanthropic efforts in Grenada – and this doesn’t stop once they leave campus.

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A Celebration of Excellence at SGU’s SAS/GSP 2012 Graduation Ceremony 5/29/12

More than 300 students took to the stage in celebration of their educational success on Saturday, May 12, at the annual Commencement Ceremony for St. George’s University School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) and Graduate Studies Program (GSP) at Patrick Adams Hall.

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WINDREF Research Selective Opens World of Possibilities for St. George’s DVM Graduate 6/01/12

For as long as she can remember, Emily Talkington, SGUDVM ’05, MSc, had one goal in mind – to become a veterinarian.

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SGUSOM Graduates Excel at Obtaining Postgraduate Residency Positions 6/08/12

The 2012 National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) has again resulted in St. George’s University School of Medicine graduates attaining many top choice residencies to start the next phase in their lifelong educational pursuit of the practice of medicine.

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114 Veterinarians Receive St. George’s University DVM at Lincoln Center Ceremony 6/08/12

St. George’s University conferred Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degrees on 114 graduates at its 2012 School of Veterinary Medicine Commencement Ceremony on June 8, 2012.

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Baker, SGUSVM ’12, Named Student of the Month by World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association 6/13/12

It’s natural for Barry Baker, a 2012 graduate of the St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, to immerse himself in the world of veterinary aquatics. It’s his passion, dating back to his volunteer work at a local aquarium in high school.

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SGU Philanthropic Heart Beats Strong as Alum Marks 14th Visit to SGU Cardiology Program 6/15/12

Dr. Mark Lanzieri, SGUSOM ’85, made his 14th visit in 12 years to provide cardiology services to Grenada citizens as part of St. George’s University’s Visiting Cardiology Program this past January.

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St. George’s University Students Form Not-for-Profit to Treat Citizens of Haiti 6/21/12

Dr. Jonathan Philippe was born and raised in Haiti, moving with his family to Florida in 1999 so he could pursue higher education.

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More Than 940 New MDs in St. George’s University’s 2012 Class 6/22/12

On Saturday, June 9, 2012, the Doctor of Medicine degree was conferred on more than 940 graduates during the St. George’s University School of Medicine two Commencement Exercises at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center in New York City, NY.

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St. George’s University and American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries with Scholarship Program 6/27/12

St. George’s University is pleased to announce an academic scholarship program with the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) in honor of its 3oth anniversary and the 35th anniversary of St. George’s. 

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St. George’s University’s First-Time Takers Outscore US and Canadian Students on 2011 USMLE 1 7/02/12

Medical students from St. George’s University have once more excelled on the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1.

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SGU to Host 29th Annual American Association of Clinical Anatomists Conference 7/05/12

Over 200 clinical anatomists from over 13 countries will converge at St. George’s University from July 8 to 13 for the 29th annual conference of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA).

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Seventy Seven SGU Grads Named to Castle Connolly Top Doctors List 7/16/12

For 35 years St. George’s University has produced some of the top doctors in the United States. Castle Connolly, the foremost leader in the evaluation of doctors nationwide, validated that once again in the 2011 edition of its America’s Top Doctors list.

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St. George’s University Med/Vet Summer Leadership Academy Celebrates 10 Years Success 7/17/12

Each summer the St. George’s University Med/Vet Summer Leadership Academy welcomes new classes of high school and college students from all over the globe to Grenada.

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SGU Students Sweep Clinical Awards at 29th Annual conference of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists 7/27/12

Over 200 anatomists, surgeons, medical educators, and students attended the 29th Annual conference of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists (AACA) at St. George’s University in Grenada from July 8 to 13. 

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Medical Personnel Draw Knowledge, Skills from Psychiatry in General Practice Seminar 7/27/12

A Continuing Medical Education (CME) seminar on Psychiatry in General Practice in Grenada was held on Sunday, June 10, at St. George’s University’s Alumni Hall.

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The Virtual Hospital Program 7/30/12

To date, over five hundred Grenadians have directly benefited from a number of clinics facilitated under St. George’s University’s Virtual Hospital Program.

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SGU Sport for Health Ambassador Soars to Olympic Gold in 400 Metre 8/08/12

Kirani James, a 19-year old Grenadian, won the country of Grenada’s first Olympic medal this week in London as the country cheered itself hoarse. 

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SGU’s Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Designated as First WHO Collaborating Center on Environmental and Occupational Health in Region 8/18/12

Through education, service, and research, the St. George’s University Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (DPHPM), chaired by Dr. Omur Cinar Elci, has aimed to promote public health both regionally and internationally. 

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Brittany King, DVM ’10, St. George’s University, Raises Money Swimming the 21-Mile English Channel 8/22/12

Brittany King, SGUSVM ’10, is no stranger to pushing herself to the limit. She’s run five marathons, completed an Ironman triathlon, and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, all before, during, or after successfully navigating her way through veterinary school.

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St. George’s University Welcomes A New Chapter of Prospective Doctors at the Fall 2012 SOM White Coat Ceremony 8/31/12

Elation, exuberance, and just plain good spirits percolated through Patrick Adams Hall on Monday, August 20, as St. George’s University welcomed over 650 students at its bi-annual School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony.

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St. George’s University Welcomes Its Largest Incoming Class at the Fall 2012 SVM White Coat Ceremony 8/31/12

The Bourne Lecture Hall was filled with excitement as St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine (SGUSVM) largest incoming veterinary class was officially welcomed at its Fall 2012 White Coat Ceremony on Tuesday, August 21st.

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St. George’s School of Medicine Graduate Becomes Floating Doctor 9/25/12


In an already remote town in Panama, Dr. Ravi Chokshi, SGUSOM ’12, and his colleagues from Floating Doctors, a not-for-profit organization committed to providing acute health care services and supplies to the developing world through mobile clinics, prepared for their next venture.

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HackensackUMC and St. George’s University Bestow Scholarships to Four Students 10/09/12


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. 

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St. George’s University Honors First Vice Chancellor, Geoffrey H. Bourne 11/07/12


In 1977, Charles R. Modica saw his dream of a medical school become tangible, complete with campus, students, and faculty. 

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St. George’s University Honors Dr. Keith B. Taylor with Bronze Plaque Dedication Ceremony 11/09/12


Appointed the Vice Chancellor at St. George’s University in 1989, Keith B. Taylor, DM, FRCP, had a vision of St. George’s University becoming one of the world’s most renowned centers of international medical education and research.

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Leonardo Da Vinci –How a 15th Century Artist predicted 21st Century Radiology 11/10/12


Linking the disciplines of art and anatomy at an intriguing lecture on October 18th, Dr. Abrahams – part time anatomy faculty at St. George’s University - described the ingenious of Italian artist, Leonardo Da Vinci who accurately depicted human anatomy through his drawings.

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Commonwealth Jubilee Scholarships Announced; St. George’s University, Grenada, Reaches Out to Developing Countries 11/20/12

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Kamalesh Sharma, today (20 November) launched 60 Commonwealth Jubilee Scholarships offered by St George’s University, from the Caribbean island of Grenada.

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SGU Joins in the Worldwide Attack on Diabetes: Love the Feet You Walk On 11/27/12


Grenada’s neighborhoods this Wednesday were filled with the odd sight of reclining people, eyes closed, being poked in the feet by friends and family. 

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Paul Vallone, MD ’81, Follows Up Successful Medical Career with Far Hills Mayorship 12/12/12


For nearly 25 years, Paul Vallone, SGUSOM ’81, owned and operated a cosmetic surgery practice that had three locations throughout the State of New Jersey.

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St. George's University Has Become Hub for Ultrasound Education and Application 12/20/12


For all the knowledge that print publications can offer, they cannot show the causes and effects that a medical student can see and hear in an ultrasound – a heart pumping blood, muscles flexing, tendons extending, the patient reacting.

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St. George’s University World Health Organization Collaborating Center Delivers Keynote Speech at Dubai Conference 12/21/12


Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Brings Issue of Occupational Health and Safety to a Global Audience

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