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’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.

Constant watch needed around paddling pools
Fri, 8 Nov 2019
Strict supervision of children around portable paddling pools is the easiest way to keep them safe, with new research revealing toddlers can die in minutes in shallow water when left unmonitored.

$30,000 scholarship up for grabs
Tue, 8 Oct 2019
A $30,000 scholarship is once again up for grabs for Queensland’s regional and remote students.

JCU’s 5 stars for jobs
Tue, 1 Oct 2019
James Cook University has been awarded a five-star rating for graduate employment for the ninth year in a row.

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