Anthony Oliva

 

Anthony Oliva, Ph.D. is the senior scientist and principal investigator at Longeveron LLC, an academic spin-off company engaged in pioneering regenerative medicine approaches for treating aging-related indications.  Dr. Oliva earned his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Chicago, and his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Baylor College of Medicine where he developed novel animal models to study mechanism underlying neuronal injury.  (more…)

Indira Martin

Indira Martin

Dr Indira Martin PhD is a Bahamian biomedical scientist with a strong interest in public health. She has a BSc(Hons) in Molecular Biology from the University of Edinburgh, UK and a Cancer Research UK-funded Doctorate in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Sheffield, UK. As the current Lab Director of the Reference Lab at The Bahamas Ministry of Health, she specializes in laboratory medicine, with an emphasis on high-complexity molecular testing for diseases of public health concern. (more…)

Sophia George

Sophia George

Dr. Sophia George, PhD is Assistant Professor in the Division of Gynecological Oncology within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine and a full member of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Dr. Sophia George, PhD is a molecular geneticist graduate from the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dr. George then did post-doctoral training in molecular pathology in Gynecological Pathology at Princess Margaret Cancer Center within the Ontario Cancer Institute and a second post-doc at Duke University in the Department of Medical Oncology in Hereditary breast cancer syndrome. She began her faculty position at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine in 2015.

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Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts

 

Director
School of Clinical Medicine and Research
University of the West Indies, The Bahamas

Dr. Robin Roberts, MBBS, FRCSC, MBA is a medical graduate of the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica. He undertook his residency training in urology at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He completed his Royal College of Canada certification examinations in 1986 and followed with a fellowship in renal transplantation.

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Conville Brown

Conville Brown

Dr Conville Brown, a graduate of The University of The West Indies Medical School (1982), Dr. Brown pursued his residency in Internal Medicine and then his fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Newark Beth Israel Medical Centre (6/1990). He returned to The Bahamas as the youngest qualified and American Board-Certified Internist and Cardiologist in the Caribbean in July, 1990. In 1991, he was certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease. In March 1994, he was the first Bahamian to be inducted as a Fellow of The American College of Cardiology (FACC), and third from the Caribbean. (more…)

Vrunda Sakharkar

Vrunda Sakharkar

Lecturer 
Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of the West Indies, The Bahamas

Dr. Vrunda Sakharkar is lecturer at UWI SCMR since 2000. She has obtained Masters Degree in Public Health (MPH) and Certificate in Public Health from the University of Florida and MBBS and MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from Nagpur University in India. She has been involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching for the last 19 years and plays a key role in curriculum planning, evaluation and assessment, academic advising, course development, postgraduate research and academic activities. She is an active member of curriculum and assessment committee for Obstetrics and Gynaecology at UWI. She also is a member of UWI SCMR research Committee and has a keen interest in use of technology in education. Dr. Sakharkar is a member of several professional organizations, has published in peer reviewed journals and has presented scientific papers in various national and international conferences.

Phillip Swann

Phillip Swann

Dr. Phillip Swann Bsc MBBS MPH is originally from Grand Bahama in The Bahamas and grew in Holmes’ Rock. Dr. Swann completed Holmes’ Rock Primary School, before going for junior high at Sunland Lutheran School (now Sunland Baptist Academy) and senior high education at the Freeport Anglican High School (now Bishop Michael Eldon School. He pursued tertiary education at the College of The Bahamas’ Oakes Field Campus for a year before matriculating at the Mona Campus of the University of The West Indies graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours. (more…)

Morton Frankson

Morton Frankson

 

Dr. Morton Anthony Carvo Frankson, MBBS, MPH

Lecturer in Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioethics

Ethical stakeholder involvement in a personalized manner, whether in promoting wellness or in actualizing community oriented medical education and research has been a persistent passion of Dr. Tony Frankson. His career commenced in the year 1977 as then he has practiced as a physician , public health professional and more recently academician. A graduate of both the University of the West Indies and Loma Linda University, Dr. Frankson has served as a hospital-based medical officer with Jamaica’s Ministry of Health and Environment, the Medical Officer of Health with a USAID funded community-oriented primary health care project delivered intensively over a 6 year period in Trench Town, Jamaica (more…)

Darron Halliday

Darron Halliday

Darron A. C. Halliday completed his medical training at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Kingston Jamaica. He did his internship and post graduate training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the School of Clinical Medicine and Research (UWI) Nassau Bahamas. He then completed a two year fellowship inGynecologic Oncology at the Tom Baker Cancer Center, University of Calgary, Alberta Canada. He then returned Nassau to work as a Gynecologic Oncologist at the Princess Margaret Hospital. He is an Associate Lecture at the SCMR UWI Bahamas and has a keen interest in the role of Virtual Learning Platforms in medical education.

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Glenn Jones

Glenn Jones

Associate Lecturer
Epidemiologist and Radiation Oncologist
University of the West Indies, The Bahamas

Dr. Glenn Wayne Jones is a clinical epidemiologist and radiation oncologist, practicing in The Bahamas and in the Eastern Caribbean.  Many of his formal academic contributions are available at researchgate.net.  He is affiliated with the University of Toronto and UWI.  His primary research theme is to prove, improve and transform the value of healthcare through studies and analytics that focus on optimizing causal relations through bigger clinical datasets.  (more…)

Miriam Alvarado

Miriam Alvarado

Originally from California, I have been lucky enough to spend the last three years in Barbados studying physical activity and health disparities. I originally came to the Caribbean as a Fulbright Fellow, and was later affiliated with the University of the West Indies, Cavehill. The government of Barbados has recently passed a sugar-sweetened beverage tax and I am excited to focus my PhD with the MRC Epidemiology Unit on a multi-faceted evaluation of this tax. (more…)

Paul Ramphal

Paul Ramphal

Paul S Ramphal is a Professor of Surgery at the University of the West Indies, formerly in Jamaica and now at the Bahamas Campus, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, N C. His research interests have most lately been concerned with alternative methods of imparting basic and advanced surgical skills to young surgeons, especially in developing countries.

Rana Greene

Rana Greene

Dr. Rana Greene, a Christian by faith, is a caring, knowledgeable and excellent surgeon. She is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma treatment, complex glaucoma surgery and cataract surgery. Dr. Greene is the first and only Bahamian-born Glaucoma specialist to practise in The Commonwealth of The Bahamas. (more…)

Camille Ragin

Camille Ragin

Cancer Prevention and Control Program

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Dr. Camille Ragin Ph.D., MPH is Associate Professor in the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, the College of Public Health and the School of Medicine at Temple University. Her research focuses on cancer epidemiology and prevention primarily in Black populations. She earned a Ph.D. in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology from the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health and completed her postdoctoral training and MPH degree in Epidemiology as part of the NIH/NCI-funded Cancer Education and Career Development Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. In 2006, she established the African-Caribbean Cancer Consortium, (more…)

Michelle Sweeting

Michelle Sweeting

DR. B Michelle Sweeting  BSc., M.B.B.S., MPH/R., DM-EM  is a native of The Bahamas and a graduate of Queen’s College. Further secondary and undergraduate education continued in Europe, with Dr. Sweeting graduating with a Medical M.B.B.S. Degree from Semmelweis University (Semmelweis Orvostudomanyi Egyetem), Budapest, Hungary. Post Graduate Studies continued at University of the West Indies with external rotations at Hartford Hospital CT, resulting in Dr. Sweeting being awarded a Doctorate in Medicine-Emergency Medicine. (more…)

Supriya Arora

Supriya Arora

Dr Supriya Arora (MS ophthalmology, DNB ophthalmology, FICO (UK), FAICO (vitreoretina); is currently working as a Consultant in Eye Care Centre and Princess Margaret Hospital, Nassau, Bahamas. (more…)

Monique Thompson

Monique Thompson

Dr Thompson started her medical degree in 2008 and graduated in December of 2013 in naturopathic medicine (NMD).  By definition, a naturopathic medical doctor (NMD) combines the wisdom of nature with the rigours of modern science, taking a holistic approach to proactive prevention and comprehensive diagnosis and treatment. (more…)

Tarun Arora

Tarun Arora

Dr Tarun Arora (MD, DNB, FICO) is currently working as a Consultant in the Eye division, Department of Surgery, Princess Margaret Hospital, Nassau, Bahamas.

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Kenva Fowler

Dr Kenva Fowler is a recent graduate of the Pediatrics Post graduate program.

Dawn Gallagher

Dr Dawn Gallagher  is a recent graduate from the Family Medicine Post Graduate Program.

Kelly Johnson

Dr Kelly Johnson is a resident in the Department of Surgery

Jessica Moss

Dr Jessica Moss is a recent graduate of The Accident and Emergency post graduate program.

Tamara Moss

Dr Tamara Moss is a recent graduate of the Family Medicine post graduate program.

Inderia Nairn

Dr Inderia Nairn  is a recent graduate of the Pediatrics post graduate program.

Mitesha Nottage

Dr Mitesha Nottage is a resident in the Department of Medicine.

Raquel Pitter-Curry

Dr Raquel Pitter-Curry   is a recent  graduate of the Pediatrics post graduate program.

Rhonda Roberts-Carter

Dr Rhonda Roberts-Carter is a recent graduate of the Family Medicine post graduate program. (more…)

Vashti Darling

Dr Vashti Darling is a recent graduate of the Family Medicine Program

Brunee Dorsett

Dr Brunee Dorsett is a recent graduate of the Family Medicine Porgram

Latina Fitz-Gerald

Dr Latina Fitz-Gerald  is a recent graduate of the Pediatrics Program

Geeta Kumari

Dr Geeta Kumari  is an internal medicine specialist from India with and interest in connective tissue disorders.

Caneicea Bowles

Dr Caneicea Bowles is a recent graduate of the Family Medicine postgraduate program.

Samra Zonicle-Newton

Dr Samra Zonicle-Newton is a recent graduate of the Family Medicine postgraduate program.

Raymond Smith

Raymond Smith is a resident in internal medicine.

J. Edwards-Rowlands

Janice Edwards-Rowlands is a recent graduate from the family medicine post-graduate program.

Saida Bowe

Dr Bowe is a Gynecologic Oncology Fellow in the UWI/IGCS fellowship program.

Wiltherine McKenzie

Dr Wiltherine McKenzie is a resident in the Department of Surgery.