FLUSHING, NY, June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — St. George’s University The School of Veterinary Medicine inaugurated a new class of vets in its debut this weekend at Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
“We are thrilled to recognize the achievements of the Class of 2022,” said Dr. neil olson, Dean of the SGU School of Veterinary Medicine. “These new veterinarians have shown perseverance and dedication that will serve them well as they transition into careers in animal health.”
The class of 2022 will enter the workforce at a time when the demand for veterinary services is increasing. United States will need up to 41,000 more vets by 2030 to meet companion animal health needs alone.
In addition to caring for pets, new graduates from St. George’s School of Veterinary Medicine will take on a variety of roles essential to public healthlike studying how diseases pass from animals to humans and making sure our food supply can keep up with demand.
St. George’s offers students an international approach to veterinary medicine. It maintains partnerships with universities in several other countries, including United States and Canada. Students also have access to a number of unique research opportunities in Grenade.
“The need for highly trained veterinarians has never been clearer,” Dr. Olson said. “We look forward to seeing our next generation of graduates meet this demand and create positive change in the animal and human world.”
About St. George’s University
St. George’s University is a center for international education, attracting students and faculty from 140 countries to the island of Grenade, in the West Indies, to its programs in medicine, veterinary medicine, public health, science and commerce. SGU is affiliated with educational institutions around the world, including United Statesthe UK, Canada, Australia, Irelandand the Netherlands. The University’s more than 24,000 graduates include physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals from around the world. St. George’s University School of Medicine is accredited by the Medical and Dental Council of Grenada, and its programs in all schools are accredited and approved by many government authorities. For more information, visit www.sgu.edu.
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