People OF SGU 2012

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.

 

Dr. Muge Akpinar-Elci

Dr. Muge Akpinar-Elci: St. George’s University World Health Organization Collaborating Center Delivers Keynote Speech at Dubai Conference


Dr. Akpinar Elci, an associate professor and track director for environmental and occupational health in the DPHPM and director of St. George’s WHO CC.

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

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


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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Brittany King, SGUSVM ’10Brittany King: Brittany King, DVM ’10, St. George’s University, Raises Money Swimming the 21-Mile English Channel


Brittany King, SGUSVM ’10, is no stranger to pushing herself to the limit.

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Dr. Jonathan Philippe & J’Leise SosaDr. Jonathan Philippe & J’Leise Sosa:St. George’s University Students Form Not-for-Profit to Treat Citizens of Haiti


In early 2012, Dr. Philippe and SGU classmate J’Leise Sosa established Sante Haiti, a not-for-profit organization.

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Dr. Mark LanzieriDr. Mark Lanzieri: SGU Philanthropic Heart Beats Strong as Alum Marks 14th Visit to SGU Cardiology Program


Dr. Mark Lanzieri, SGUSOM ’85, made his 14th visit in 12 years to provide cardiology services to Grenada citizens.

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Barry BakerBarry Baker: Baker, SGUSVM ’12, Named Student of the Month by World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association


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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Emily TalkingtonEmily Talkington: WINDREF Research Selective Opens World of Possibilities for St. George’s DVM Graduate


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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Dr. Laurence DopkinDr. Laurence Dopkin: Clinical Student Support Expands at SGU


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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Fred M. JacobsFred M. Jacobs: St. George’s University Appoints Fred M. Jacobs, MD, JD, Chair of the Department of Medicine


Fred M. Jacobs, MD, JD, has been appointed by St. George’s University to the Chair of the Department of Medicine and University Executive Vice President.

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Baron Peter PiotBaron Peter Piot: Baron Peter Piot Delivers Lecture on Global Health at St. George’s University


Baron Peter Piot CMG, MD, PhD, DTM, FRCP, FMedSci, delivered an insightful lecture to approximately 400 persons during the joint 4th annual Keith B. Taylor/12th Annual WINDREF Lecture

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James NguyenJames Nguyen: Ahead Of His Time: 28-Year-Old James Nguyen, MD Wins Prestigious Award


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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Dr. Omur Cinar ElciDr. Omur Cinar Elci: World Health Organization Selects SGU Public Health Chair To Join Leadership Group


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.

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