My pre-internship confidence boost
Sixth-year medical student Marina Khair shares some of the key experiences of medical training at JCU.
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Class of 2022 Pharmacy Valedictorian, Joshua Turkilsen, looks back on the lessons learned and opportunities that came his way while studying pharmacy at James Cook University in Townsville.
First-year JCU Medicine students will soon walk onto campus in Cairns as the inaugural cohort of foundation years’ Medicine in Cairns. Taking the reins as the new Academic Lead is A/Prof Julie Mudd.
Dr Jessica Oliva, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at JCU, tells us how cat and dog owners have weathered the COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020, and how pets coped after the lockdowns eased.
JCU Professor Cate Nagle's drive to improve midwifery care led her to develop an app, YourChoice, that helps pregnant women and new mothers find education and context for their pregnancy journey.
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.
JCU Staff and students are taking their commitment to oral health care from the clinic to the footy field in support of AFL Cape York House.
The fish lured fifth-year dentistry student, Michael Boctor, to Thursday Island for his final capstone rural placement. Now he's hooked on the dentistry, the community and the lifestyle.
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.
A hospital lab in the Sri Lankan capital and school in the Queensland mining town of Moranbah were important stepping stones on Dilki De Silva‘s path to medicine at James Cook University.
JCU alumna Renee Bolot tells us about how her career took flight as a Rotary Wing Flight nurse on a helicopter for LifeFlight in Brisbane.
After assisting numerous births throughout her placements, JCU student Samantha Galea feels more than ready to be a midwife upon graduating her double degree in nursing and midwifery.
PhD Candidate Swapna Chaudhary researches how pharmacists can provide better healthcare to transgender and gender diverse people. Her research emphasises affirmative care for all.
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.