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SJSM Health Fair Offers Advice to Local Community

On July 16, students from our St. Vincent campus organized a community health fair for the people of the Arnos Vale Community. Hosted by many of the school’s clubs, the fair was focused on diabetes, kidney health, nutrition and fitness. Attendees were provided with free screenings and awareness activities for these four areas. Student Government President Kirk Stewart […]

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Wellness wednesday at overseas medical school

Wellness Wednesdays at SJSM St Vincent

Apart from learning the material in the classrooms, it is important for student doctors to get some hands on experience as well. Our St Vincent campus formed an amazing collaboration with the local supermarkets on the island. Massey Stores and SJSM began the “Wellness Wednesdays” campaign just last semester. This is an initiative designed to encourage […]

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caribbean medical school Professor to Participate in Study for Fogarty International

SVG Professor to Participate in NIH Study

Dr. Mohamed Tarek Shata, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at SJSM-St. Vincent has been invited to participate in the NIH study section as co-chair, scheduled for August 8th in Washington, D.C. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a biomedical research facility, and is part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, […]

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med school news: How to live in your twenties ted talk

Why 30 Is Not the New 20: Claim Your Twenties

Oftentimes, twenty-somethings are told they have plenty of time to get started on their life. The twenties are known as the “throwaway decade.” People believe 30 is the new 20, so it’s alright to waste an entire decade before settling down. Clinical psychologist Meg Jay sees this age a little differently. As a psychologist to a number of twenty-somethings, Jay says the […]

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med school research: Keeping Up Your Health After College Graduation

Keeping Up Your Health After College Graduation

College graduation can be a scary and exciting time. So many new things are to come: a new job, a new home, a new friend group, basically a new life. While preparing for all these changes, there is one thing that tends to be overlooked: your health. Below are 9 health mistakes college grads make […]

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med school Lions Club Hosts Health Screening

SVG Lions Club Hosts Health Screening

The Lions Club of SVG (South) and SJSM students committed to a day of health awareness with the Arnos Vale community this spring. This relationship was initiated by VP Lion Dr. José Davy. Dr. Davy, a former professor at SJSM and local practicing infectious disease specialist, highlighted the growing relationship between both entities. 26 SJSM […]

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World Kidney Day at no mcat medical school

World Kidney Day

The World Kidney Day event, jointly hosted by Saint James St. Vincent’s Phi Chi-Alpha Tau chapter and the local Kidney Dialysis Fund, was a huge success. Members Jennaire Lewars, Chloe Waters, Sharjeel Qureshi, Cristy Miles, Fayyaz Ahmed and Lisa Babiak were present as the lead volunteers for the event. The team performed health screenings including blood […]

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caribbean medical school Women's Flag Rugby Team

SVG Launches Women’s Flag Rugby Team

SJSM-SVG is very excited to announce that they have created their first official sports team, Women’s Flag Rugby. It all started with the International World Rugby Club (North America) launching a campaign to get schools in St. Vincent involved. In an effort to extend the awareness to the Caribbean, Team Manager Samantha Scoville was tasked by […]

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