A commitment to care across careers
Shannon Wellings had a spark of inspiration to take her passion for health into a new career — nursing.
Find out what inspired Shannon
Settling into his next chapter as an intern at Townsville University Hospital, Dr Dylan Boggild reflects on the challenges and successes while studying Medicine at JCU..
We caught up with volunteers of JCU's Volunteer Simulated Patient program that helps future doctors prepare for work in the real world.
Three JCU Bachelor of Exercise Physiology Alumni teamed up in 2021 to open Empower Health NQ. Joel Newman shares their journey and the importance of honesty and empathy when providing care.
After studying a graduate certificate, JCU Alumni Annabel Johnston said it gave her the boost in professional skills to launch into a new avenue of dietetics and open her own practice.
Most people know that Dengue is a mosquito-borne tropical disease that causes a fever, joint pain and rashes. But there’s much more to one of the most significant health issues in the world.
What happens when we sleep? JCU Alumni Laura Marriott tells us about her role working in a sleep clinic and explains the A-Zzz's of sleep science.
For JCU Dentistry graduate Mary Cross-Duchene, returning home to Canada after completing her studies has been an opportunity to make a difference in the communities that need it most.
Dave Bailey from Mutchilba knew his remote location would bring challenges, but a study grant from the Australian Dental Association (ADA) supported his dream of studying Dentistry in Cairns.
Third-year JCU Medicine student, Eric Smith, shares the highlights of his four week placement to Weipa as part of the Lynn Kratcha Memorial Rural Bursary.
From learning to suture on oranges as a Year 10 work experience kid in Cairns to graduating from Medicine, Dr David Uprichard feels he’s come full circle as he heads into his intern year at Cairns Hospital.
After unexpectedly leaving school after Year 11, Emma Parker still had her heart set on becoming a nurse. So, she followed her own unique path and successfully reached her goal.
It's been a long journey for former Rwandan refugee Assumpta Akingeneye, who has made her dream career a reality after graduating from JCU with a Bachelor of Nursing Science.
JCU Alumni and Senior Pharmacist Sophie Mokrzecki shares her experience working as a senior pharmacist in Townsville University Hospital.
JCU pharmacy student Mousam Bhat original hails from Mumbai and has always lived in big cities. His placements at Mount Isa, both at the hospital and in the community, have been a treasure chest of experience and knowledge for Mousam.
JCU Alumni Grace Munro and Rachael Di Bella teamed up to create Small Sprouts Therapy and provide speech pathology to Cairns' kids.
JCU Student Elise Teitzel needed a six-year gap after leaving school to find her passion. Taking a leap into speech pathology, Elise's path has led her exactly where she's meant to be.