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Dean's Learning and Teaching Excellence Award Winners 2021

Fri, 26 Nov 2021
The College of Medicine and Dentistry Teaching Excellence Awards are to recognise staff who have made exceptional contributions to learning and teaching in the College.
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JCU junior doctor recognised

Fri, 26 Nov 2021
Categories: Students.
James Cook University medicine graduate Dr Samuel Smith’s dedication as an educator and advocate have earned him a Queensland Junior Doctor of the Year award.
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Medical students honour lecturer's legacy

Wed, 24 Nov 2021
Categories: Students.
Third-year JCU medicine students Hayley Skinner and Jasper Lawson are the first Maggie Grant-Wronski Memorial Bursary winners to embark on a clinical placement in Alice Springs.
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JCU launches lifestyle medicine course suite

Fri, 19 Nov 2021
Categories: Staff, Alumni.
James Cook University is leading the way as Australia’s first medical school to offer postgraduate courses in lifestyle medicine, an evidence-based approach to preventing and treating disease.
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Junior doctor earns acclaim for vascular research

Wed, 17 Nov 2021
Categories: Research, Staff.
Townsville University Hospital junior doctor Tejas Singh has published more than 30 peer-reviewed research articles aimed at improving the management and outcomes for patients with vascular diseases.
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What’s being done about the diabetes epidemic in North Queensland?

Fri, 12 Nov 2021
Categories: Research, Students.
Diabetes is a big problem in our state, and it’s tipped to get even bigger. Right now there are 19,000 new type 2 diabetes cases in Queensland each year. By 2031, that number could reach 700,000 peopl…
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Extended rural medical placements deliver value

Tue, 26 Oct 2021
Categories: Staff, Students.
Extended rural placements for James Cook University final-year medical students deliver a 7.6-fold return on investment, an Australian-first study has found.
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Cloncurry calling rural generalist trainee

Mon, 25 Oct 2021
Categories: Research, Staff, Students.
Rural generalist trainee Dr Megan Bates was sold on life in North West Queensland even before she started her internship this year at Mount Isa Hospital.
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