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Doctor smiling in front of tree and building
Mon, 25 Oct 2021

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.

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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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.

It’s not just cricket
Thu, 28 Jan 2021
The thought of eating insects is already stomach turning for many, but new research suggests allergy-causing proteins in bugs could pose serious health risks for those suffering from shellfish allergy.

Cooling down vaccine fear
Wed, 2 Dec 2020
As the world gears up for a massive global vaccination next year, James Cook University scientists have been investigating how best to take the sting out of it.

AI to help Emergency Departments improve patient waiting time information
Thu, 5 Nov 2020
New research from JCU’s Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) aims to give staff and patients at public hospital Emergency Departments better information about waiting times.

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