Alumni Stories

Alumni Stories

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JCU Medicine Alumna on the path to being a rural doctor
Fri, 25 May 2018
"I’m originally from Beaudesert. I boarded at The Rockhampton Grammar School before venturing further north again to study medicine in Townsville and Cairns.

JCU Pharmacy helping create herd immunity
Tue, 24 Apr 2018
A low uptake of vaccinations is an ongoing global issue and in 2013 there were record numbers of influenza cases in Australia. One way some countries have helped combat this issue is by  pharmacists providing vaccinations within their communities to increase accessibility.

From Cairns to Oxford: JCU graduate striving to improve outcomes in chronic kidney disease
Wed, 7 Mar 2018
James Cook University Medicine alumnus, Dr Brendon Neuen is determined to prevent chronic kidney disease (CKD) and improve the lives of those who suffer from it.

Trailblazing a new career in a country practice
Thu, 22 Feb 2018
From the time she was at school, James Cook University (JCU) Graduate, Monique Hindmarsh knew she wanted to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant.

New frontier in medical careers
Fri, 9 Feb 2018
It’s not every day you find yourself fashioning a make-shift breathing apparatus for a critically ill two day old baby, but for Physician Assistant and James Cook University (JCU) graduate, Tanya Buchanan, it was all in a day’s work.

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