College of Public Health, Medical & Veterinary Sciences

College of Public Health, Medical & Veterinary Sciences

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

News

Cyclones' emotional toll
Wed, 20 Sep 2017
As cyclone season looms, a James Cook University researcher has found the emotional damage from a big storm can be worse than the physical effects.

New weapons against tuberculosis
Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Research underway at the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) in Cairns and Townsville aims to save millions of lives currently threatened by tuberculosis (TB).

Answers needed on sly grog trade
Thu, 24 Aug 2017
James Cook University researchers have found sophisticated tactics are being used to smuggle illicit alcohol into Indigenous communities – with sly grog traders selling alcohol for up to 11 times its retail price.

Help for people with disabilities in cyclone zones
Wed, 16 Aug 2017
A James Cook University researcher wants to make it easier for people with disabilities to cope with cyclones – and she needs Queenslanders’ help to do that.

Five JCU researchers honoured in QLD science awards
Sun, 13 Aug 2017
James Cook University researchers have picked up nearly half of this year’s Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.

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