College of Public Health, Medical & Veterinary Sciences

College of Public Health, Medical & Veterinary Sciences

As part of the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences promotes, fosters, supports and administers quality teaching and research at JCU in the areas of:

News

JCU’s winning duo
Thu, 18 Aug 2016
One studies how parasitic worms can help combat coeliac disease, the other is researching the impact of climate change on marine fish.

Turtle Health Research Facility launched
Wed, 10 Aug 2016
JCU has launched its Turtle Health Research Facility – the first of its kind in the world. And it already has some very cute residents!

Exciting next step for AITHM Cairns
Wed, 10 Aug 2016
Cairns is one step closer to expanding its tropical health and medicine research, with the announcement of the successful tenderer to build the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) facilities on JCU’s Cairns campus.

Healthcare costs are bad medicine
Thu, 4 Aug 2016
New research shows one in four chronically ill Australians is skipping healthcare because of high costs.

JCU professor assumes medical leadership role
Mon, 25 Jul 2016
James Cook University academic Professor Peter Leggat recently assumed the role of the 12th President of The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine (ACTM).

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