College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences

College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences

Led by Professor Maxine Whittaker, the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, as part of the Division of Tropical Health & Medicine, the College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences promotes, fosters, supports and administers quality teaching and research at James Cook University in the areas of:

News

JCU Professor honoured with Australia Day role
Thu, 23 Jan 2020
James Cook University’s Professor Peter Leggat AM, ADC, has been named as a 2020 Australia Day Ambassador for Queensland.

Anaemia hits development of northern bubs
Thu, 9 Jan 2020
Early childhood anaemia more than doubles the risk of developmental disadvantage among school-age Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in remote Far North Queensland.

Bad habits’ hidden impact
Fri, 20 Dec 2019
Unhealthy habits such as smoking, drinking or overeating not only cause their own physical damage but also spark changes that release harmful stress hormones.

JCU’s record number of Indigenous completions
Wed, 18 Dec 2019
Nearly 1200 James Cook University students will graduate from their studies in tropical health and medicine this week, with a record number of indigenous students completing their studies this year.

C-sections: are they overused?
Tue, 12 Nov 2019
Mothers who are less likely to need medical intervention during childbirth are more likely to receive it, according to new research from James Cook University.

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