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About the Chapter
The following countries are part of the Caribbean Chapter:
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Cayman Islands
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- St Vincent and Grenadines
- Trinidad and Tobago
- Turks and Caicos
- Virgin Islands (British)
- Virgin Islands (US) – St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas
Everard N. Barton, MD, FACP
Dr. Barton serves as the official representative of the College for the Caribbean Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level.
Dr. Sharon Cordner advances to ACP Fellowship
Congratulations to Dr. Sharon Cordner, the newest FACP in our Chapter. She is a Consultant Physician and Head of Medicine at Mount St. John's Medical Centre, Antigua and Barbuda. ACP Fellowship is a mark of distinction representing the pinnacle of integrity, professionalism, and scholarship for those who aspire to pursue careers in Internal Medicine. The most important considerations for ACP Fellowship are excellence and contributions made to both medicine and to the broader community in which the internist lives and practices.
Terence Seemungal, PhD, FRCP, FACP featured in the media
Terence Seemungal, PhD, FRCP, FACP, who serves as Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the University of the West Indies, has been front and center in providing clear, fact-based information about COVID-19 to the public. He has appeared on a number of different broadcasts (as pictured below) and has been interviewed for many articles. For example, this May, he was featured in a Spotlight on Trinidad and Tobago Television's "The Now Morning Show". We are grateful to have members like Dr. Seemungal conveying accurate medical information through multiple media outlets.
Althea M. Aquart-Stewart, MD, FACP is a member of the Governor's Advisory Council. Dr. Stewart is a consultant physician at the University Hospital of the West Indies and is also a faculty member. Dr. Stewart is also a researcher, serving as the Principal investigator in the international BOLD research project and a leader in medicine, having served in roles such as President of the Association of Consultant Physicians of Jamaica (ACPJ). She completed her medical training at the University of West Indies in Internal Medicine and completed a fellowship in Pulmonology/Critical Care at University of Toronto.