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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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JCU Professor’s rare honour
Tue, 23 Feb 2021
James Cook University’s Professor Peter Leggat AM, ADC, has been awarded a rare Gold Commendation by St John Ambulance Australia.

Pharmacy courses take off
Mon, 22 Feb 2021
James Cook University’s new Pharmacy courses are proving popular - the Cairns’ intake is now full and places at Mackay are in demand too.

Magnetic attraction: breakthrough test for malaria
Fri, 19 Feb 2021
After nearly a decade of research, a new test that detects the magnetic properties of malaria-infected blood could soon be used to help eliminate the mosquito-borne disease.

Psychedelic drug may free addicts
Thu, 11 Feb 2021
As the use of psychedelic drugs comes back into favour in psychotherapy, a James Cook University study has found there may be benefits in using the traditional South American concoction ayahuasca to treat those with serious addiction problems.

Refugee stress and molecular mental health
Tue, 2 Feb 2021
Researchers have been examining psychiatric disorders in refugees – and believe more work in this field will lead to a better understanding of how people cope with stress at a molecular level.

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