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Dr Merrilee Frankish
Wed, 29 Aug 2018

You’ve done the Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine degree at JCU - now how can you apply what you have learnt? Two JCU alumni doctors - Dr Merrilee Frankish and Dr Matt Kelly found Australian Doctors International (ADI) the answer. ADI is an Australian charity that works to strengthen health services in rural and remote areas of Papua New Guinea (PNG). PNG was selected for ADI’s focus as it is a close neighbour of Australia with significant health needs that we’re in a position to help with.

Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Jacki Mein’s determination to improve health literacy began the day, as a young doctor in Darwin, she discovered an Aboriginal patient’s prescribed table...

Thu, 5 Jul 2018
When James Cook University Adjunct Professor of Traumatology, Dr Herwig Drobetz, decided to work in a gutted hospital in war-riven Syria, his task was monumental, bu...

Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Have scalpel, will travel. Seven JCU Bachelor of Dental Surgery students recently found themselves treating outreach patients within temples in rural Sri Lanka....

Fri, 8 Jun 2018
Low rainfall is not a commonly accepted excuse for late assignments – unless you are a Zambian pharmacist tackling a Master’s degree online with James Co...