Dr. Lois Marie Newman
Dean, Professor & Chair of Clinical Anatomy, Senate Member
Dr. Lois Marie Newman former Dean, Professor & Chair of Clinical Anatomy in College of Medicine & Health Science, (Destiny Univ School of Medicine.) St. Lucia, Professor of Anatomy in Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA and Professor of Histology in University of California, USA and in many other Institutions in the US. She has more than 50 years of experience in teaching medicine with leading Schools in the US and in the Caribbean.
She received her Ph.D., from the University of California. She was on numerous research committees at Thomas Jefferson University and has been teaching there for more than 25 years various subjects in Basic Medical Science. Her teaching interests include Medical Education, Medical Gross Anatomy, Histology, Clinical Anatomy, and Toxicology. She was the recipient of The Founders Award in Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Physical Therapy in the year 1998.
She has more than 50 publications in the field of medicine. She was a former member of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists and a fellow in the International Stress and Behavior Society (ISBS).
Dr. Allan C Burnett
Registrar, Senate Member
Dr. Allan C Burnett is an Independent Consultant in Education and Psychotherapy. He worked at various levels of the education system (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary) for the past 38 years in Saint Vincent and The Grenadines and has functioned as a teacher, lecturer, administrator, and counselor. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Instructional Leadership and Management from the University of West of England, Bristol. He also obtained a Master of Science degree in Counselling and a Bachelor of Education degree in Social Studies and History from the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. He obtained his Ph.D. in Guidance and Counseling Psychology from the University of Central Nicaragua. The experiences gained in his various domains have added to his maturity, patience, flexibility, and tact, which he believes are fundamental elements in his relationship-building development. His vision is “Empowering for better life choices”.
He is a veteran administrator and has an excellent rapport with the educational setup in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Mr. Kumar J. Santhanaraj
Founder / Chairman
Born in India in the State of Tamil Nadu, he is known for his energetic leadership quality and his ability to envision successful business outcomes. He brings with him his diverse expertise a tenacious commitment to business development, and vast experience in Strategic Planning; Project Management; Branding and Business Promotion, and; Marketing Strategy.
Mr. Kumar began his career as a young entrepreneur, some 20 years ago, with a manufacturing unit dealing in computer hardware and consumables, as well as garment manufacturing. He later reoriented his activities in the promotion of overseas education where he developed an extensive network of partners all over the world, in particular in the United States, the Caribbean, Africa, the United Kingdom, the Middle East, India, and other Far-East countries.
He was extensively involved in developing American offshore med schools in the Caribbean and was instrumental in developing programs for the International market in the Caribbean along with recruiting many students from Africa, the Middle East, and India for medical studies in the Offshore Medical schools.
Throughout his business ventures, Mr. Kumar has acquired extensive business knowledge, which spans many cultures.
Mr. Kumar and his family own a Public charitable trust named ‘ASSET’ registered in India in the year 2011.
The main objectives of ASSET are: to offer quality education to the people irrespective of color, caste, or religion through their educational institutions; to provide assistance for quality treatment in medical care through their hospitals; and provide general assistance to the poor and needy.
ASSET also seeks to serve and uplift underprivileged people and to donate study materials during the prayer offering every year in India.
Mr. Kumar is also an active Rotarian (RI DIST 3232), having been involved in many social awareness programs, as well as having contributed to aiding the needy in India and in other countries.
In 2016, Mr. Kumar chartered ‘SAINT TERESA UNIVERSITY’ on the serene Caribbean island of St. Vincent and The Grenadines. He has currently established the school in three major areas of studies Business, Yoga, and Medicine. The main mission of Saint Teresa University is to offer holistic education and the vision statement is ‘ENRICHING KNOWLEDGE TOWARDS WISDOM’.
His interest in Yoga and his intentions to teach Yoga to this world, particularly to children to enable them to obtain the benefit through practicing it to enhance their memory and self-esteem and to become successful in their life can be realized through his School of Yoga.
His other intention is to create more medical graduates as it’s a holistic profession and the world needs more Physicians to serve.
Mr. Kumar has gathered eminent educationists to govern the University so as to develop the University to global standards.
Mr. Kumar is also the CEO of ‘INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT USA LLC’ incorporated in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The company encourages investors from different parts of the world to invest in projects in the United States.
Integrity is one of Mr. Kumar’s most enduring qualities, he prides himself in ensuring a frank and honest representation of the business.
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