People OF SGU 2005

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.


Richard H. SchwarzRichard H. Schwarz: Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Richard H. Schwarz, MD, SGUSOM’s Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) on October 28th.



Kara TassoneKara Tassone: St. George's University Veterinary Student Elected Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) President

On October 26th, SGU’s Kara Tassone, received recognition for her election as the upcoming President of the Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA).



Joseph Feldman

Dr. Joseph Feldman: St. George's University Grad First to Use Radio Frequency Implantable Devices (RFID) Microchip Technology in Humans

Dr. Joseph Feldman, a graduate of the St. George’s University School of Medicine (’89), was involved with the initial use of Radio Frequency Implantable Devices (RFID) in human patients in hospitals.



Colby HalseyColby Halsey: St. George's University Student Receives Award from the American Society for Clinical Pathology

Colby Halsey, an SGU clinical student, received the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s Academic Excellence Award.



J. Matthew SasserJ. Matthew Sasser: St. George's University Grad Wins Emergency Medicine Award

J. Matthew Sasser, SGU 2005, received the 2005 Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award, a prestigious honor awarded by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.



Dr. John J. CushDr. John J. Cush: Princeton Review: Rewriting the Rules

He’s written the textbooks; he’s lectured across the world and is a recognized leader in the complex field of rheumatology.



Vidya JayawardenaVidya Jayawardena: St. George's University Grad Honored for Spinal Cord Research

Vidya Jayawardena, MD, SGU ’93, received the Ernest Bors Award for Scientific Development last fall, for her work on Bacteriuria in Neurogenic Bladder and its significance in spinal cord injury.