SIU School of Medicine Office of Community Health and Service

Southern Illinois University School Community Service


Community Health Policy Committee

The Community Health Policy Committee (CHPC) develops, recommends, and/or advises regarding policy, guidelines, practice, and objectives relevant to community service at SIU School of Medicine. The CHPC provides input and counsel to other School units responsible for community service activities and projects. The CHPC works with community leaders and organizations in assessing and addressing the community's needs for community service programs.

The mission of the Community Health Policy Committee is to provide leadership and coordination in engaging our communities to improve health and well being through citizenship, service, education, research and advocacy.



Community Information prepared by the Community Health Policy Committee:

Springfield Homeless Shelters

Sangamon County Mental Health Snapshot

Sangamon County Children's Mental Health Report

"Our mission is to realize the SIU School of Medicine’s commitment to service to the community by cultivating relationships with and among the communities we serve and working with them to improve the health and health care outcomes of people in the region."


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