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Cairns local, Melissa Gibson, can testify to the fact that it’s never too late to pursue your dream job. After an unexpected start in community pharmacy as an assistant in the early 2000s, Melissa was eager for more. Life got in the way for a while
Tropical Cyclone Imogen crossed the western Gulf, near Karumba, late on Sunday, January 3, 2021. The aftermath of the storm left the remote community completely isolated as flood waters cut off main roads. The only way in or out was by air.
The scope of a community pharmacist’s role continues to grow, offering plenty of diversity and opportunity. But what does the job actually entail and how do you know if it’s right for you? JCU graduate and Cairns-based community pharmacist,
Dr Toby Sen Gupta is part of the new cohort of graduate doctors to enter the next phase of medical training. Born and raised in Townsville, Toby is looking forward to his Intern year at the Townsville University Hospital in 2021. With a passion for
Edgar Pollard, JCU PhD candidate, nearly died from malaria before deciding to study how it’s transmitted. Since undertaking his research, both of his children have become ill with, and recovered from, the disease that kills more than 400,000
Date: 16 April 2020
Study Area: Public Health and Tropical Medicine
College: College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences
Growing up in Mackay in North Queensland, Tegan Stark had a long family connection with JCU. She’d always planned on following in the family footsteps to the University, and when her time came, it was pharmacy that grabbed her.
Mental health was always going to be a significant problem during the COVID-19 pandemic, with fear, illness, and isolation proving a potent cocktail. This is being experienced acutely among healthcare professionals on the frontline of the battle.
A humble discovery on Thursday Island. College. College of Medicine and Dentistry. Publish Date. 1 June 2021. Related Study Areas. A practical experience. Originally from Melbourne, Sixth-year JCU Medicine student Isabella Stewart recently set out
For sixth-year medicine student Georgina Price, the opportunity to work in the Public Health Unit at the Townsville University Hospital was the chance to test her passion for the field. But with the COVID-19 pandemic on the rise, she had no idea
Describing himself as being wired for adventure and travel, and coming from a science background already, JCU pharmacy graduate Eddie Gacitua decided a mid-career switch to pharmacy just might be the perfect combination of work and lifestyle that he