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A day in the life of a children’s hospital pharmacist
Fri, 10 Jul 2020
Having a younger brother spend time in a children’s hospital provided JCU pharmacy graduate Sidony Miller-Waugh with a long-lasting impact. So much so that she chose to pursue a career as a paediatric pharmacist, gaining an internship at the Queensland’s Children’s Hospital straight after graduating from JCU in 2017.

From Detroit to the tropics and the outback
Thu, 9 Jul 2020
For Carolyn Reimann, coming from Detroit USA to north Queensland to study medicine at James Cook University has transformed not only her career but also her life purpose.

The sport in dentistry
Wed, 1 Jul 2020
For Nickalus Asera Saveka graduating from JCU’s Bachelor of Dental Surgery course is something he still can’t quite believe he has achieved.

Dr Andrew Higgins - The long road to success
Wed, 10 Jun 2020
For most the prospect of fifteen years of study and training to achieve their career goal may appear daunting, but for maxillofacial surgeon, Andrew Higgins, the hard slog has been well worth it.

Future medic focused on bettering health for all
Wed, 3 Jun 2020
For most year ten students from metropolitan Melbourne, an exchange program to Arnhem Land would be an eye-opener at the very least. For JCU Medical student, Isabelle Nehme it proved the driver that would see her pursue a career in medicine with a focus on health systems and improving care and equity for those in need.

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Fraser McBean interview

Listen to a great interview with Fraser McBean, Rural QLD Today

Lynn Kratcher Bursary 2017

Find out more about the Lynn Kratcher Memorial Bursary