People OF SGU 2014

St. George’s University has a number of visiting scholars, educators, graduates, researchers and medical science professionals who each year enrich our academic program with dynamic and inspiring lectures. Many others also apply their education and training to serve the Grenadian community as well as enhance the knowledge and welfare of the global community.

 

Peter Fish

Peter Fish: SGU Graduate Pens Army Medical Officer’s Guide


Over a military career that has lasted more than a decade, through tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Peter Fish, MD SGU ’13, wrote down his thoughts and his experiences as a flight surgeon and base medical officer in the United States Army.

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Dr. Andrea Easter-Pilcher

Dr. Andrea Easter-Pilcher: SGU Faculty Member Helps Secure Grant to Groom New Conservation Leaders


A $125,000 grant from the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for a new leadership-training program based at St. George’s University has ensured that young conservationists will be prepared to lead.

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Ray and Jan Sis

Ray and Jan Sis: Veterinary Surgical Lab Dedicated to Former Dean and his Wife


To honor the family’s impact on the University, the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Surgical Laboratory was renamed Ray and Jan Sis Hall in a ceremony held on September 1.

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Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson

Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson: 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.

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Sunita Hingorani

Sunita Hingorani: St. George’s University Awards Inaugural NeuroResearch Excellence Award

NeuroResearch Student Group Founder Honored for Excellence in Neuroscience Research.

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Calum Macpherson

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)

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Drs. Shivayogi and Bharti Bhusnurmath

Drs. Shivayogi and Bharti Bhusnurmath: Educational Innovations at St George’s University Showcased at IAMSE International Conference

Drs. Shivayogi and Bharti Bhusnurmath will be presenting three papers at the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) International Conference from June 7-10 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Alan Fenwick

Alan Fenwick: WINDREF Holds 4th Annual Dinner at House of Lords


Professor Alan Fenwick Honored with Prestigious Mike Fisher Award at Annual WINDREF Dinner

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Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson

Dr. Cheryl Cox-Macpherson: 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.

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Martin Forde

Martin Forde: 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.

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Drs. Shivayogi and Bharti Bhusnurmath

Drs. Shivayogi and Bharti Bhusnurmath: Drs. Shivayogi and Bharti Bhusnurmath Join the International Society for Oncopathology


Drs. Shivayogi and Bharti Bhusnurmath were invited to join the International Society for Oncopathology (ISOPath) following three presentations they delivered at an ISOPath Continuing Medical Education Conference.

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Victor Politi

Victor Politi: SGU Alumnus Named NuHealth CEO


Recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of Nassau Health Care Corporation (NHCC) on Long Island, New York, St. George’s University alumnus Victor Politi MD SGU ’90 is directly responsible for managing a 430-bed hospital.

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Dr. Bruce Bonanno

Lisa Allen-Agostini: Lisa Allen-Agostini to Complete Novel, Poems During Spring Stay in Grenada


Selected from an esteemed group of applicants to be the University’s inaugural Writer-in-Residence, Lisa Allen-Agostini penned the young adult novel The Chalice Project, published in 2009.

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Brian Boyarsky

Brian Boyarsky: Boyarsky’s Efforts Result in Allowance of HIV-to-HIV Organ Transplants in US


Three years of research and lobbying brought Brian Boyarsky, at long last, to the White House, where he always hoped his hard work would take him.

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Dr. Timothy Ogilvie

Dr. Timothy Ogilvie: Dr. Timothy Ogilvie Named Dean of St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine


St. George’s University Chancellor Charles R. Modica announced the appointment of Dr. Timothy Ogilvie to the position of Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine effective January 1, 2014.

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