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Dr. Emran Ali & Family

Dr. Emran Ali CCH, AA, FRCS    - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon  Principal Surgeon, Ministry of Health, Guyana (retired) - MBBS (UCWI, 1958) - Taylor Hall
Dr Amza Ali, FRCP, MBA Consultant Neurologist, Jamaica- MBBS, (UWI,1984) DM (Internal Medicine), UWI 1993  - Taylor Hall
Dr. Fazal Ali FRCS (Eng) 1993; FRCS (Tr&Orth) 2003 - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sheffield, UK - MBBS (UWI,1985)  -Taylor Hall
Dr Altaf Ali  JCPTGP (2000 ) UK - Owner, Manager and Senior GP Partner of a Family Practice, United Kingdom  - MBBS (UWI, 1990) -Taylor Hall
Professor Sayed Ali - Professor of Radiology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA - MBBS (UWI, 1988) DM (UWI, 1997) - FRCR (UK) 1996  - Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology 2002 - FACR 2019 - Taylor Hall
Dr. Shazeeda Ali  - LLB (UWI, 1991), LLM (Cantab.), PhD (Lond) Attorney-at-Law Dean, Faculty of Law, UWI, Mona - Mary Seacole Hall

Dr Shazeeda Ali, who graduated from the UWI Law Faculty, shares that her four older brothers are graduates of the Medical Faculty at Mona and that her father is also a graduate of the medical faculty at Mona. Wonderful!

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Dr. Emran Ali CCH, AA, FRCS    - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Principal Surgeon, Ministry of Health, Guyana (retired) - MBBS (UCWI, 1958) - Taylor Hall

Dr Amza Ali, FRCP, MBA - Consultant Neurologist, Jamaica- MBBS, (UWI,1984) DM (Internal Medicine), UWI 1993  - Taylor Hall

Pelican Talks - June 27, 2019 with Dr. the Hon. Dennis Lalor, O.J.

Dr. the Hon. Dennis Lalor OJ

Dr. Lalor is a distinguished Honorary Grad of the UWI and is therefore considered an alumnus. He is the holder of the prestigious Order of Jamaica he is also a Chartered Insurer and is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Insurance Company of the West Indies (better known as ICWI) Group Limited and its subsidiaries and now Chairman of the Board of Directors.

UWI Alumnus Professor Carlyle Brewster recognised with emeritus status

Carlyle Brewster, Professor of Entomology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the title of Professor Emeritus by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. He obtained his bachelor's degree from The UWI and a master’s degree and Ph.D. from the University of Florida.

Antonia Charlemagne-Marshall receives Harold T. Pinkett Award

UWI Pelican Antonia Charlemagne-Marshall is a UWI Cave Hill graduate of the Class of 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Management and a Master of Science degree in International Management (2008). She is pursuing a master of arts in archives and record management (first cohort) at The UWI and is a 2019 recipient of the Harold T. Pinkett Minority Student Award given by the Society of American Archivists (SAA).

Class of 1969 Reunion

Thursday, October 10, 2019 to Sunday, October 13, 2019

The celebration of our 50th anniversary of graduation from The UWI will be held on the Mona Campus, October 10 - 13, 2019.

Please take note of the Information Bulletin and let us hear from you. Send an email to with your contact details and please also spread the word among your batch-mates.

Let’s make this the best reunion ever!


UWI Pelican Dr Gail Kerr receives Johns Hopkins Distinguished Visiting Professorship in diversity

Dr Gail Kerr is the 16th Annual Myron L. Weisfeldt Distinguished Visiting Professor in Diversity, 2019 for the Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine Diversity Council and the School of Medicine and she was the featured speaker at Medical Grand Rounds on February 1, 2019.

UWI Grads reunite at annual UWIAA Toronto Luncheon

Ferdinand Fortune, UWIAA Toronto Chairperson (left) was happy to meet Dr Ludlow Burke (centre), a member of the first UWI class of 33 students, whom he met at the Medical Alumni Luncheon in Toronto two weeks ago. Dr. Burke graduated in 1954 with an MBBS.  At right is Dr Edourd “Eddie” Armour from Dominica, a UWI Mona 1961 medical graduate. The luncheon was a wonderful affair, allowing alumni from all faculties to reconnect and bond.

Military academy signs deal with UWI

UWI Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Chief of Defence Staff Lieutenant General Rocky Meade (right) with the Memorandum of Understanding. (Photo: Norman Thomas)

The UWI and Caribbean Military Academy (CMA) now have a memorandum of understanding where the University will assist the Academy with programme development.

Pearnel P. Charles Jr.

UWI Pelican, Senator the Honourable Pearnel P. Charles Jr., the Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (MEGJC) led a High Level Panel on Tourism as the Driver of Sustainable Ocean Health and Ocean Wealth in the Uncut Conversations: Conversations on Climate Change Series put on by the Climate Change Division of the MEGJC on May 9, 2019, in which he underscored the importance of involving inter-sectorial communication and partnerships to prepare for and mitigate against the impacts of climate change.

CHTM Reunion 2020

Thursday, October 1, 2020 to Sunday, October 4, 2020


Nassau, Bahamas


The Makandal Daaga Scholarship and the need for Change Agents

Civil society plays a key role in any society – none more so than in developing and emerging countries; countries, in fact, like those of the Caribbean. Transparency. Accountability. Good Governance. Social Justice. Examples abound when our society fails to measure up. If we doubt this, reflect on the results of the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index:

Caribbean sub-region rankings
Transparency International Corruption Perception Index, 2018 

Caribbean rank*

Global rank

Cave Hill Law Alumni Publishes Newsletter

Dean Berry shares his vision for the Faculty of Law, updates within the Faculty and a new bold partnership for UWI Cave Hill Law Alumni to shape the future at the Faculty.

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