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.
Jonathan Ashcroft: Alumnus to Lead Ebola Diagnostic Research in Sierra Leone
The fight against the Ebola virus continues in West Africa. Although the number of cases has dropped significantly since 2014, its treatment and containment remain a focal point of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Dr. Randall Waechter: WINDREF Secures Nature Conservancy Grant to Assess Woburn Bay Water Quality
Clarke’s Court Bay in Woburn, a short drive from SGU’s True Blue campus, is designated as a marine protected area, yet despite its status, its water quality may be negatively impacted by watershed effluent runoff.
Brian Beckord: From the Charter Foundation Program to His Top-Choice Residency
Brian Beckord hadn’t stepped foot in a classroom in some time. He’d earned his undergraduate degree from the University of San Diego and begun a career in biotechnology, specializing in molecular diagnostics.
Peyman Otmishi, MD SGU ’02, Honored for Clinical Advancements and Medical Staff Development at University of Maryland
For his contributions to clinical advancements and medical staff development at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, critical care specialist Peyman Otmishi, was honored with the 2014 Arthur B. Cecil Jr., MD, Award.
Dr. Becky Bailey: Child Development Guru Visits Grenada
Six years after SGU faculty member Dr. Barbara Landon began teaching and popularizing Conscious Discipline in Grenada, Dr. Becky Bailey, developer of the award-winning program and one of Dr. Landonís mentors, visited the Spice Isle, donating her time to the growing Saving Brains program in Grenada.