Malcolm McDonald MBBS PhD FRACP FRCPA is a specialist physician, educator and researcher. He has longstanding involvement in the health of Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Island people in the Northern Territory and Far North Queensland. He also has >40 years experience as a clinical teacher. Over his career has worked in city-based university teaching hospitals, rural health centres and remote settings in Australia, USA, East Africa, Indonesia, PNG and the Southwest Pacific.


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Journal Articles
Book Chapters
  • McDonald M (in press) Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. In: National Guide to a Preventive Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, 3rd edition. Royal Australian College of Physicians, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, pp. 213-222

ResearchOnline@JCU stores 26+ research outputs authored by Prof Malcolm McDonald from 2012 onwards.

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Current and recent Research Funding to JCU is shown by funding source and project.

Menzies School of Health Research - HOT NORTH Teaching Workshop Support

Community Driven Research Capacity-Building 2020 workshops

Indicative Funding
$30,000 over 1 year
Community-Driven Reseach Capacity-Building 2020 workshops
Malcolm McDonald (College of Public Health and Medical & Vet Sciences)
Capacity Building

Menzies School of Health Research - HOT NORTH Indigenous Training Award

Thursday Island Community-Driven Research Capacity Building 2019 Workshops

Indicative Funding
$15,000 over 1 year
Participant travel to attend the Thursday Island Community-Driven Research Capacity-Building 2019 Workshops
Malcolm McDonald (College of Public Health and Medical & Vet Sciences)

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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • Textile Collaborations in remote Indigenous Communities in Northern Australia (PhD , Primary Advisor)

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