Role playing for the real world of medicine
It's all about creamed corn and peach ‘vomit’: Why volunteers and students love the VSP Program.
Breannan Busetti looks back on her north west Queensland rural placements and the opportunities that came her way as president of JCUPSA as experiences of a lifetime.
JCU Alumni and Senior Pharmacist Sophie Mokrzecki shares her experience working as a senior pharmacist in Townsville University Hospital.
For many, leaving school or changing career to begin a journey into a health profession can be a daunting prospect. Read the latest advice from JCU graduates and students for success in health.
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.
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.
Growing up in the outback in Central Queensland, Isabel Jackson developed a curiosity for science early in life that has found its perfect fit in the medical lab.
Darwin-based dentist and JCU graduate, Dr Kaejenn Tchia, is on a mission to help recent graduates eliminate burnout and unlock fulfilling careers.
JCU Dentistry student, Lovjeet, shares some of the countless experiences and memories from her fifth-year rural placements.
For our second-year medicine students, their first rural placement is a formative experience. Four of our students on placement in Atherton share what they learned and loved most.
Torres Strait Islander doctor Lisa Waia first glimpsed herself as an ear, nose and throat surgeon during a James Cook University medical placement on Cape York
After being admitted to the ICU, Megan Lee’s nurses changed her life. Now, as a JCU Nursing student, she hopes to make the same difference for future patients.
For third-year JCU nursing student Sharon Groves, practical placements during her degree ignited a passion for rural, remote and regional women’s healthcare.
A Bachelor's in medicine and a Master's in public health have equipped Alumni Dr Sophie Manoy with the skillset to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes.
James Cook University students Shylee-Jade Pagliari, Christopher Caldo and Melissa Gibson are among the new generation of Cairns and Mackay pharmacists studying in their hometowns.
JCU Alumni and Co-Founder of Talk HQ, Jenna Mottin, is blazing a trail to provide speech pathology services to children and families in rural and remote communities.
JCU Alumni Rhana Gelens has experienced first-hand the high demand for speech pathologists in rural North Queensland and is committed to making a difference.