The Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS), The University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine Campus will host its Faculty Research Day at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port-of-Spain, on March 21st, 2019.

The theme of the Conference, Equity and Equality in Health, presents an opportunity to ventilate and discuss issues related health care access, health service delivery and quality, preventative care, etc.


Main Objectives

  • To share Faculty’s research findings with the users of research: Government Ministry Officials, Medical and Allied Health Practitioners, Civil Society Organisations, Non-Governmental Organisations Development Partners, and the Private Sector.
  • To share research findings among members of staff and students.
  • To foster collaboration among Schools, Departments of FMS and the wider UWI Community.
  • To highlight and celebrate research achievements by FMS staff

Target Audience

Medical Practitioners, Laboratory Specialists, Regional Health Authority Administrators, Ministry of Health Officials and UWI Staff and Students.



Research Presentations:            8:30am – 5:30pm

Awards Ceremony:                    5:30pm – 6:30pm