The Bahamas Weekly Facebook The Bahamas Weekly Twitter
Medical Education Review Program (MERP) Last Updated: May 7, 2015 - 7:57:38 AM
Medical Education Review Program (MERP) Feed

Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
DeVry Medical International to close Grand Bahama based M.E.R.P. Program - Aug 23, 2013 - 2:44:26 PM

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – DeVry Medical International (DMI), a subsidiary of DeVry Inc., (NYSE: DV), announced today that it plans to relocate the Medical Education Review Program (MERP) from its current location in Freeport, Grand Bahamas, to South Florida. Officials from DMI met with government officials in the Bahamas to inform them of the plan and to voice appreciation for their support during the program’s three years in the Bahamas.

DMI plans to relocate the program at the end of November...
Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
Join Our Team: MERP Staff Accountant (4 Month Term) - Apr 4, 2013 - 5:49:05 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - MERP is a medical school preparatory program operated by DeVry Medical International, Inc., a subsidiary of DeVry Inc., one of the world’s largest providers of education services. Admission to MERP is limited exclusively to applicants of Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) or American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC).

We invite qualified persons to apply for the position of Staff Accountant for (4 months)...

News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Grand Bahama Minister meets Medical Executives - Nov 29, 2012 - 7:26:19 PM

Freeport, Bahamas - Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville on November 29 met with senior executives of DeVry International, the medical group that has taken over operations of Ross University on Grand Bahama. The Minister discussed expansion of the programme on Grand Bahama, immigration and other matters of interest. 

Pictured from left to right: Dr. Gannady Raskin, Dean at DeVry Medical International; Bill Hughson, President Healthcare Group, DeVry; Dr. Darville...
Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
MERP Supports the Arts in Grand Bahama - Mar 8, 2012 - 2:10:03 PM

Freeport, Bahamas - DeVry Medical International’s Medical Education Review Program (MERP) recently made a donation to support the Grand Bahama Performing Arts Society. MERP students frequently attend the arts society’s events as part of their island experience.

“Making a positive impact in the community is one of MERP’s goals,” said Dr. Charles Seidel, professor of Physiology.

The Grand Bahama Performing Arts Society is a charitable organization run entirely by volunteers who are passionate about the performing arts and want to provide viewing and learning opportunities to local audiences...
Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
Grand Bahama landlords updated on MERP housing requirements - Mar 1, 2012 - 9:55:37 PM

Freeport, Bahamas - Grand Bahama landlords attended a meeting at DeVry Medical International’s Medical Education Review Program (MERP) to discuss the institution’s housing process, student expectations and recent website upgrades. 

Antoine Brooks, housing coordinator, shared vital information with the landlords and gathered their feedback. The information sharing is expected to enable landlords and students to have a positive rental experience.  
“The mutually beneficial relationship that has been developed with landlords has been tremendously valuable to the overall experience of our students,” said Brooks. “The continuous hospitality given to our students speaks volumes of our community.”

Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
Medical Education Review Program students enjoy local cuisine, beach and bonfire in Grand Bahama - Feb 24, 2012 - 2:29:59 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Students of the Medical Education Review Program (MERP) had the opportunity to unwind and enjoy a relaxing dinner and bonfire on Taino Beach at Junkanoo Beach Club recently, all organized for them by the Student Services department. They dined on traditional Bahamian cuisine and listened to island music while gazing at the sunset. Later in the evening students gathered around a bonfire and had the opportunity to reflect on their first few weeks on the island.

“This event is one of many held to assist the students in enjoying island life and to emphasize the importance of relaxing between studies," said Mrs. Meg Osman, director of Student Services...

Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
MERP Employee Receives PRIDE Award - Feb 15, 2012 - 5:21:51 PM

Freeport, Bahamas – Alyvonnetta Levarity, human resources administrator at the Medical Education Review Program (MERP), received the organization’s prestigious PRIDE award.

Bahamian Alyvonnetta Levarity began her employment in 2008 and has played an instrumental role in hiring quality employees who continue to serve MERP students today.     

"Alyvonnetta’s organizational skills, persistence and loyalty to MERP have been critical to our operation,” said Anne Bergen-Taylor, regional human resources director. “Her dedication to doing a great job is apparent in any task she undertakes..."
Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
MERP students say, "Yes We Can" to the Grand Bahama Red Cross - Jan 25, 2012 - 10:38:02 AM

Freeport, Bahamas - Students in the Medical Education Review Program (MERP) recently donated canned and dry food goods to the Grand Bahama Red Cross.

The name of the program, “YES WE CAN,”  is MERP students’ response to the question, “Can we help reduce hunger in The Bahamas?” At the end of their rigorous 15-week medical preparatory program, MERP students find they have a food surplus as they are preparing to leave the island...
Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
DeVry Medical International’s MERP Supports the 2011 Conchman Triathlon - Nov 17, 2011 - 3:24:52 PM

Freeport, Bahamas – DeVry Medical International’s (DMI) Medical Education Review Program (MERP) was pleased to sponsor the 25th Annual Conchman Triathlon and support fitness, wellness and healthy lifestyle activities in the Grand Bahama community.

“We had 14 members of the MERP community participate in this year’s triathlon and everyone had a great time,” said Jon Holmsten, a licensed professional counselor at MERP. “The weather was beautiful on the island and the community was great in Freeport...”

<< prev page    next page >>

Receive our Top Stories

Preview | Powered by CommandBlast

Latest Headlines
The Region Looks at Enhancing Comprehensive Disaster Management
U.N. Strategic Planning Retreat to be held in Trinidad & Tobago on Dec. 3rd
State Minister Forbes Opens 2015 CDM Conference on Disaster Resilience
Miss Earth Bahamas 2015 experiences Vienna, Austria
PM Christie at the Paris UN Convention on Climate Change
Bahamian leaders attend The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings
Bahamas Re-elected to IMO Council
UCLA gives shoes to Grand Bahama school children
Barbados Senator Alwin Adams visits Grand Bahama‏
Minister Griffin Officially Opens Exuma Women's Backyard Farming Workshop 2015‏
Breast cancer fighter, Ronette Frazer redirects focus on Hope 4 Kids non-profit group
Nassau police seeking suspects in 2 shootings & 3 armed robberies
Nassau police seize 2 guns in separate incidents; 5 in custody
Mister and Mister Teen Bahamas set for December 13th
Scotiabank Sponsors Professional Development Courses at BTVI
Ports Supports The Bahamas AIDS Foundation
CIBC Firstcaribbean’s Fourth Walk For The Cure Raises The Bar
Atlantis donated $50,000 to the Bahamas Red Cross for Hurricane Relief
Grand Bahama Port Authority rate application published
Cruises Inc.® Partners with Sandals Foundation to Donate School Supplies in the Bahamas
Bahamian Politics
DNA Focused on Defining Candidate List
Profit is good. More government deficits and debt is bad
FNM Shadow Minister Dr. Andre Rollins responds to Acting Prime Minister Davis‏
Terneille Burrows responds to today's Nassau Guardian lead story
Tribute to Women's Rights by Opposition Leader Hon. Dr. Hubert A. Minnis
Entrepreneur and businessman joins the FNM
FNM Women’s Association Equip Members for Holistic Success
Bradley Roberts to the Progressive Young Liberals General Meeting‏
Opposition Leader’s Statement on Comments made by Minister of State for National Security Keith Bell
Minnis: Govt Has No Plan To Protect Baha Mar Contractors
Bahamas Weather
Bahamas 3-day weather forecast starting Monday, Nov. 30
Bahamas 7-Day Weather Forecast: Nov. 26 - Dec 2
Bahamas 7-Day Weather Forecast: Nov. 23 - 29
Schools in Cat Island, San Salvador and Eleuthera Closed Today
NEMA tracking and monitoring new developing system
NEMA, Met continue to monitor developing weather system
SPECIAL WEATHER BULLETIN issued by Depart. of Meteorology - Sunday, 08 November 2015
NEMA gets 6 trailer homes by Island Luck for temporary housing after Hurricane Joaquin
Bahamas 7-Day Weather Forecast: Oct. 8-14
Bahamas 7-Day Weather Forecast: Oct 5 - 11
Syracuse Claims Battle 4 Atlantis 2015 Title
Bahamas kicks off 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup Campaign
Bahamas National Sports Awards 2015 Results
Bahamian Boxers Qualify for Olympic Trials
Star Sailors League Finals returns to The Bahamas
Team Bahamas places second in the IC North America Junior Tennis Challenge
Athletic Coaches Can Help Shape Responsible Citizens Says DPM Davis
BIS Director General Congratulates Linda Woodside-Major on Her Induction into Sports Hall of Fame
Countdown begins for 2016 Marathon Bahamas Race Weekend
On the passing of rugby great, Mr. Jonah Lomu
Who is representing the consumer in this NHI debate?
This week in the Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby: Nov 23 - 27
This week in the Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby: Nov 16 - 20
Pamela Burnside: The Layers of Crime
GBHRA: What does Mitchell have to hide?
Rick Lowe: PM Christie's threat to civil liberties
An approach to repairing the breach created by violence of black men and boys in The Bahamas
Sharon Turner: Stop This Talk About Violating Our Rights To Combat Serious Crime & Start Doing Your Jobs
Rick Lowe: Pro-growth public policies for The Bahamas
This week in the Bahamas Commentary by Elcott Coleby: Nov. 9 - 13
Events Calendars
New Providence Events Calendar
Grand Bahama Events Calendar
Supermodel of the Bahamas 2015 Competition Set for This Weekend
Family Islands Events Calendar
Sanches Thompson, Super Talent of the Bahamas in Concert, February 9th
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Grand Bahama launched
Culinary Fusion Expo on today in Grand Bahama, November 8th
Red Rose Ball set to bring Paris to Grand Bahama this weekend!
Bahamas Public Service Week activities announced for Nassau‏
Halsbury Chambers to Host 10th Annual Free Legal Clinic
Most Diverse BIFF Yet Opens and Closes With Strong Female-driven Academy Award® Contenders
Widescreen Film and Music Video Festival Announces Dates for 2016
Bel Canto Singers' Christmastide 2015
JetBlue sponsors BIFF's New Vision Film Section
Bahamian filmmaker wins Best Cinematography Award in Berlin for ‘The Shark Dancer’
Bahamian films well received at FLIFF 2015
“Cargo ” The largest Bahamian Film Production to date about to begin
FLIFF to present two Bahamian films: Gentle Giant and When Pigs Swim
"DO YA JOB" New Single from Bahamian artist, Guidance
Gia Miran releases "Addicted; Love, Life, Music"
Sales & Promotions
BE SEEN, unlike anywhere else through The Bahamas Weekly!
Flying Fish: Christmas Bookings and Holiday Gift Ideas
Sawyer's Fresh Market Save a Lot food store's November VAT Relief Sale! Nov 26th - Nov 30th
CostRight Freeport & Nassau- Awesome WOW buys!
Fantastic Price for Canal home in Lucaya on Pelican Lane in Freeport
Solomon's Freeport & Nassau Specials (expires Dec 2nd, 2015)
Memories Grand Bahama wins best overall at Culinary Fusion Expo for a second time
Domino's Mix & Match Choose any 2 or More for $5.99 each!
Culinary Fusion Food & Beverage Expo at Pelican Bay is Saturday, November 7th
Flying Fish "Casual Sundays" is the place to be!
Arts & Culture
Bahamian poet wins Canadian award for art writing
Chantal Bethel exhibits in Belgium with Arianne Etuk
Bahamian to Perform at Carnegie Hall
The Art of Matt Wild to be Featured at Festival Noel
Straw and Wood Craft Vendors Render Thanks
Atlanta-based string quartet gives concert in Grand Bahama in aid of young performing artists
Bahamas Governor General Officially Opens the 2015 Central Bank Art Competition and Exhibit‏
Henry Davis’ Book and CD, "My Country, My Island Stories" to be Launched at Doongalik Studios
New Providence author releases new book, "Reflections"
New Controversial Book About Baptists in The Bahamas
Streaming Multimedia
A Mouth Full pulls a Throwback Thursday!
A Mouth Full Gives You Wings!
A Mouth Full goes to Cat Island!
(Video) US Coast Guard assesses Bahamas hurricane damage
A Mouth Full goes on a Tru Bahamian Food Tour
A Mouth Full returns with a Studio Cafe visit!
(AUDIO) FORMER State Finance Minister links 'New economic life' to immigration policy
A Mouth Full visits Blue Lagoon Island
A Mouth Full visits Panama
A Mouth Full hangs out at Conchie Joe's
Inside The Bahamas Weekly
BE SEEN, unlike anywhere else through The Bahamas Weekly!
Bahamian to Perform at Carnegie Hall
Find The Bahamas Weekly on Facebook and Twitter!
FREE WIFI Hot Spots of The Bahamas Directory
Join the Conversation at Bahamas News & Events Facebook page
Event Promotions via TheBahamasWeekly.com
The Bahamas Weekly Twitter hacked by group purporting to be 'The Muslim Electronic Army'
The Bahamas Weekly apologizes for server glitch
Last wild horse of Abaco dies
The Bahamas Weekly's 'Sound of Savings' Promotion!
Navigation (Site Directions)
Finding your way around our Website
Widescreen Film and Music Video Festival Announces Dates for 2016
Career Opportunity: R.E.A.C.H. seeking Executive Director
Youth Essay Competition in Latin America and the Caribbean
Commonwealth Writers Short Story Contest Now Open
WideScreen Film and Music Video Festival Call for Films and Video
Employment opportunity with Anglican Central Education Authority: Chief Development Officer
Culinary Fusion Expo 2015 Set for November 7th
Lyford Cay International School Seeks to Recruit Bahamian Teachers
Bahamian high school students could win $150,000 through essay competition
National Disabilities Commission Launches Logo Design Competition for High School Students
The Bahamas Boasts
IADB designates Nassau as an "Emerging Sustainable City"
Bahamas announces New Marine Protected Areas
Parallax rides a "Bahama Blue" tide to World Oceans Day
The Bahamian Flag Makes it to the Top of the World
BNT Receives Global Recognition for Shark Conservation
Bahamas #1 In Private Aviation
Baha Mar Rated Among Top Destinations to Visit in 2015
Award winning students renovate historic Cat Island kitchen
Nassau makes 10 most romantic wedding destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America
BREEF: An Artistic Platform for Reef Protection
A Taste Of The Bahamas
(VIDEO) Ocean Waves Nature Sounds of The Bahamas
Etiquette for The National Flag of The Bahamas
Junkanoo: Hidden Treasure of the Bahamas
Bahamas Investment Authority frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Bahamas Handbook 2012 in stores now
Chef Anthony making waves on Paradise Island
Essence Bahamas Magazine Launched
Thousands Flock to Bahamas Embassy for Passport DC Embassy Tour
(VIDEO) Bonefish Spawning Locale Discovered - They Do It Offshore
(VIDEO) Conch Salad TV Launched with the Great Conch Race
Market Place
2003 Buick Regal for Sale in Grand Bahama
His and Hers Mercedes Benz for Sale
For Sale in Grand Bahama: Nintendo 3DS (Flame Red)
Motorbike for Sale in Grand Bahama
For Sale: 2003 Mitsubishi Grandis (Freeport)
Efficiency Apartment for Rent in Grand Bahama
Seeking roommate to share oceanfront home
2 Bedroom Apartment for Rent - Lucayan Towers
Fortune Bay Lot For Sale - Grand Bahama Island
For Rent - Lucayan Towers 2 Bedroom Apartment
Medical Education Review Program (MERP)
DeVry Medical International to close Grand Bahama based M.E.R.P. Program
Join Our Team: MERP Staff Accountant (4 Month Term)
Grand Bahama Minister meets Medical Executives
MERP Supports the Arts in Grand Bahama
Grand Bahama landlords updated on MERP housing requirements
Medical Education Review Program students enjoy local cuisine, beach and bonfire in Grand Bahama
MERP Employee Receives PRIDE Award
MERP students say, "Yes We Can" to the Grand Bahama Red Cross
DeVry Medical International’s MERP Supports the 2011 Conchman Triathlon
Ross University
DeVry Medical International Calls on Minister Darville
New MERP session underway at Ross Bahamas site
Ross University School of Medicine Expands Affiliation with Premier U.S. Teaching Hospitals
Ross University promotes Dr. George Lotocki to Director of the Medical Education Review Program
Dr. Thomas Shepherd to Retire as President of Ross University
Ross University fully transitions Medical Education Review Program (MERP) to Grand Bahama Island
Ross University Bahamas counselor leads seminar for GB Association of Social Workers
Two positions open at Ross University in Dominica
(VIDEO) Ross University Appoints Bahamian as new Executive Administrator
New session underway at Ross Bahamas Site
Focus on Fashion
Bahamas' David Rolle wins Mission Catwalk All Star Season!
David Rolle creates YUMA inspired by the Lucayan Indians
Fashion show supports Cancer Society of The Bahamas
Bahamas Wedding Industry Featured in Bridal Show in Atlanta, Georgia
Fashion beat of an electronic generation
Cardell McClam to show Fall / Winter Collection, "Let is Snow in the Islands"
'World Fashion' helps developing nations
Caribbean and Latin American Fashion Designers to Showcase at Dominicana Moda 2015
Green Embassy: Glamorous fusion of couture and nature
NYGÅRD SLIMS store opens in The Bahamas
Events schedule from TheBahamasWeekly.com
Hot Links
Websites we'd like you to know about...
at a glance
New Providence Events Calendar
Quote of the Week - Words Have Weight
PayPal now accepts Bahamian based credit cards
VAT Bahamas
Ministry of Finance: No Reversal on the VAT Treatment of Insurance
Department of Inland Revenue Launches New Website
Department of Inland Revenue Enforcing Business Licences Penalties and Surcharges
Department of Inland Revenue Staff to Travel to Long Island
Department of Inland Revenue Staff to Travel to Bimini
VAT Hurricane FAQ Published
VAT Exemptions Apply on Charitable Relief Operations
VAT Penalties and Fines Enforced
VAT Free Shopping Rules Update‏
Department of Inland Revenue Business License Payment Methods
Jupiter Medical: Put the Pain of Addiction Behind You
Jupiter Medical Center offers Advanced Imaging
"The Fountain of Youth" How to Slow Down the Aging Process
Kittitian mother thanks Health City for son's free heart surgery
"Overcoming Pain" Foods that help with Pain and Inflammation
Jupiter Medical Center Specializes in Oncology
"Feed Your Brain:" Foods That Help Heal the Brain
PAHO/WHO assists The Bahamas to cope with health impact of Hurricane Joaquin
"Happy Feet" Foods that help arthritis and inflammation
Top-tier Orthopedic Program at Jupiter Medical Center