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Radio presenter hits professional milestone

Territory FM radio personality Matthew Bernasconi is about to celebrate his 10th anniversary as the presenter of the Drive program.

First nations health

$2.5 million to improve health of First Nations families

A program that is already showing unprecedented success in improving the health and employment outcomes of First Nations families has been awarded $2.5 million in funding through the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Water injection

New research proves water injections effectively relieve backpain.

For the one-in-three women who experience severe back pain during labour and birth, a safe, simple and effective treatment to ease the pain is here, thanks to a recent study, lead by CDU’s Professor Sue Kildea.

Margaret Yen

Staff spotlight: Margaret Yen

The lessons of COVID-19 have been broad, says Nursing Lecturer Dr Margaret Yen, who joined CDU five months ago.

Scholarship tips and advice

CDU student wins regional scholarship

First-year undergraduate and mother of four, Bronwyn Chenery, has won a Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarship, valued at $18,000.

Sue Hawes

Adjunct Professor Sue Hawes

It was an act of chance that lead to Adjunct Professor Sue Hawes to a career in nursing.

Professor of Primary Health Care Sue Kruske in Alice Springs

Academic appointment to improve NT health outcomes

Charles Darwin University and the NT Health Department have joined forces in the appointment of a highly credentialled primary health care academic to a newly minted strategic leadership role in Alice Springs.

Nursing student at CDU

You can't ask that

This year, as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps through the globe, health professionals continue to step up and show up, to help fight the crisis and support their communities, despite the health risks to themselves.

Nicole Norman

Academic play an integral role in the fight against COVID-19

As a nurse and an academic, CDU Lecturer in Nursing, Nicole Norman, recognised the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic relatively quickly.

Melissa Boyd

Student on the frontline

When South Australian nursing student Melissa Boyd first became aware of the Coronavirus pandemic making its way through Australia, her first though was: ‘what can I do to help?’.