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:


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).

JCU academic pursues Olympic dreams
Tue, 19 Jul 2016
Indonesia’s badminton team is planning on a haul of medals at the Rio Olympics and expertise from James Cook University’s High Performance Sport Initiative will be assisting them every step of the way.

AITHM ready to respond to findings of black lung review
Wed, 13 Jul 2016
The Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) at James Cook University (JCU) has today welcomed the release of the Final Report of the independent review into black lung disease by the Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dr Anthony Lynham.

Mobile phones to help fight diabetes and TB in PNG
Thu, 16 Jun 2016
JCU scientists are training health care providers in PNG to diagnose and treat diabetes and TB with the help of mobile phones.

New front opens in fight against MS
Wed, 11 May 2016
James Cook University researchers will take a new approach to unraveling the mysteries of multiple sclerosis (MS).

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