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:


Stress hormones underlie Indigenous health gap in Australia
Thu, 2 Feb 2017
James Cook University scientists have made a disturbing finding about some young Indigenous people’s biological reaction to stress, but one that could help close the health gap for indigenous people.

JCU professor honoured with Australia Day role
Wed, 25 Jan 2017
James Cook University’s Professor Peter Leggat AM has been named as a 2017 Australia Day Ambassador for Queensland.

Link between sweetener and liver cancer probed
Wed, 18 Jan 2017
A James Cook University researcher will use a grant from the Cancer Council to investigate the relationship between fructose - a common sweetener in soft drinks - and liver cancer, an increasingly prevalent and deadly cancer.

New careers looking healthy for graduates
Wed, 21 Dec 2016
An occupational therapist with a passion for social justice is among those graduating at James Cook University’s Division of Tropical Health and Medicine December Graduation ceremonies today (Wednesday, December 21).

Healthy futures graduating today
Mon, 19 Dec 2016
It’s hats on at the Cairns Convention Centre today for more than 200 health graduands who will receive their degrees at a James Cook University ceremony.

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