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Professor Peta Anne Teague
Mon, 13 Sep 2021

This #WomensHealthWeek, we give a nod to the amazing women of our community. Throughout the week we shared tips from various health professionals centred on improving women's health.

A day in the life of a children's hospital pharmacist

10 July 2020 - Pharmacy

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 Qu…

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From Detroit to the tropics and the outback

9 July 2020 - Medicine

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.

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The sport in dentistry

1 July 2020 - Dentistry

For Nickalus Asera Saveka graduating from JCU’s Bachelor of Dental Surgery course is something he still can’t quite believe he has achieved.

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Dr Andrew Higgins - The long road to success

10 June 2020 - Dentistry

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.

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Latest Media Releases

Study finds most teens don’t wash their hands
Wed, 26 May 2021
A new study from James Cook University has found that only one in three adolescents around the world is practicing appropriate hand hygiene – and researchers have linked the problem to a few particular teenage lifestyles and experiences.

Triage rules needed for health workers
Tue, 25 May 2021
A warning has been issued that Australian health workers face legal risks if they make triage decisions during a disaster – and the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the problem sharply into focus.

New JCU drug therapy to improve healing after ACL reconstruction
Thu, 29 Apr 2021
JCU scientists have been awarded a US Department of Defense contract to develop a new drug therapy for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear or rupture, that could also help sportspeople recover from severe knee injuries.

In search of a cure: new findings on cell behaviour
Fri, 23 Apr 2021
New findings into how the body’s immune cells communicate with each other could change the way researchers look at diseases such as malaria, multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s.

Night shift more at risk from Covid
Thu, 25 Mar 2021
A James Cook University researcher has found night shift workers have almost double the risk of catching COVID-19, and suggests they may need to be recognised as a vulnerable group.

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