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:


Public or private? Cutting costs and improving the journey to motherhood
Thu, 16 Aug 2018
A James Cook University health economics researcher is leading a major new study on the type of maternity care that delivers the ‘best bang for the buck’.

A $6M investment in FNQ science
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
James Cook University’s first biotech start-up, Paragen Bio Pty Ltd, has been launched in Cairns today.

Mums with autistic kids twice as likely to be unemployed
Wed, 8 Aug 2018
Mothers of school-age children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are twice as likely to be out of work than mothers of children without ASD, and James Cook University researchers have been investigating why.

A win brings personalised medicine to the tropics
Wed, 27 Jun 2018
Cairns researcher Matt Field will receive the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Frank Fenner Award at the NHMRC Research Excellence Awards in Canberra this evening.

Seven percent of river users legally drunk say researchers
Thu, 7 Jun 2018
New research reveals about as many as one-in-six people who swim in rivers is under the influence of alcohol, and nearly half of those swimmers are above the legal alcohol limit for driving.

More news: 3 4 5 6 7