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JCU Graduate nominated for GP of the Year
Fri, 1 Sep 2017
Since graduating from James Cook University’s (JCU) Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery in 2005, Dr Elizabeth Elliott has enjoyed an exciting and diverse career. This year she was nominated as a state finalist in the 2017 Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Awards for General Practitioner of the Year.

Two JCU Graduates Riding to Raise Awareness and Money to Treat Childhood Cancer
Fri, 28 Jul 2017
Two James Cook University (JCU) Medicine Graduates, Dr Alexander Croese and Dr Paul Coxon, are participating in the 2017 Townsville to Cairns Bike Ride and have raised collectively $2, 767.00 dollars for the Children’s Cancer Institute.

From Undergraduate to General Practitioner
Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Doctor Claudia Collins, originally from Mission Beach, moved to Townsville in 2003 to complete a Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery at James Cook University (JCU).“James Cook University has a really strong rural, remote, Indigenous and tropical health background, and having this as such a strong background through all of medical school training set the stage in my mind for the possibility of an Indigenous health career.

Award Winning Medical Alumni
Wed, 14 Jun 2017
Two JCU graduates have taken home awards at the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland (RDAQ) 28th Annual Conference in Townsville.Doctors Claudia Collins and Marjad Page were each awarded the inaugural Denis Lennox Medal.

Pharmacy Bush Crusader Helping Mt Isa Locals
Thu, 1 Jun 2017
“I never did any metropolitan placement. All of my placements were based in rural areas and I loved them all. I think the placements gave me the confidence to be able to go back into a rural area and gave me the confidence to go home and apply what I’ve learnt.”

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