Professor Robyn McDermott presents to Cairns Surgical Society

Professor Robyn McDermott gave the 15th IVAN LESTER Memorial Lecture to the Cairns Surgical Society at the Cairns Hospital on 30 October 2014.  Dr Ivan Lester established the surgical tradition of  Cairns Hospital after being appointed as Medical Superintendent in 1952. As... read more...


Mixed Methods in Health Research - a Knowledge Exchange

The Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention, supported by University of South Australia through the Centre for Research Excellence: Prevention of chronic conditions in rural and remote high risk populations; hosted a Workshop, “Mixed Methods in Prevention and Health Services... read more...


Gurriny Yealamucka Research Agreement - community based research collaboration

James Cook University has entered into a research agreement with Gurriny Yealamucka Health Service, based in Yarrabah, south of Cairns. Gurriny Yealamucka has recently made the transition to community control of its health services and the Centre for Chronic Diease Prevention... read more...


Research Funding awarded - Chronic Disease Risk in Indigenous Children

Dr Sandra Campbell has been awarded funding from the North Queensland Children's Research Foundation to undertake exploratory clinical research on the disease impact of repeated antibiotic use in early childhood for indigenous children. The hypothesis is that early and... read more...


Professor McDermott calls in Disease Detectives

Professor Robyn McDermott sends in the disease detectives against the "obesity epidemic,"from Cafe Scientifique at the Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns. Presenting amongst a group of James Cook University researchers, dedicated to understanding threats and impacts on our tropical... read more...


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