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SIU Medicine Honored for Social Mission in Education

April 11, 2018

Beyond Flexner Alliance grants Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Award

Women's Power Lunch Features Author, Cancer Survivor Donna Hartley

April 9, 2018

The 2018 Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer is scheduled for Friday, April 27, and will feature Donna Hartley, a “Chicken Soup for the Soul” writer and author of the “Fire Up” book series and “Healing Meditation Insights.”

Clinical Study to Test New High Blood Pressure Treatment

April 5, 2018

Research trial enrolling hypertension patients

Family & Community Medicine - Carbondale Earns National Recognition

April 5, 2018

April 5, 2018 – The Southern Illinois University Family and Community Medicine program in Carbondale has achieved recognition as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private,

SIU Med Students Sponsor 5k to Benefit M.E.R.C.Y. Communities

March 26, 2018

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine students will sponsor the Annual Junaia P. Carter, MD 5k Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, at Washington Park in Springfield. Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m.

Endometriosis: For one SIU researcher, it’s not just work, it’s personal

March 23, 2018

Endometriosis sufferer Dr. Andrea Braundmeier-Fleming talks about her personal history with the disease and how she is dedicating her career in biomedical research to helping other women with endometriosis pain.

Simmons Cancer Institute to Provide Free Oral Cancer Screenings

March 21, 2018

Head and neck cancer can be a devastating diagnosis, says Arun Sharma, MD, assistant professor of surgery at SIU Medicine. But if diagnosed at an early stage, patients have an 80 percent survival rate, according to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance.

SIU Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match

March 16, 2018

SIU Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match

Seniors learn the results of the National Resident Matching Program

Regular PSA Screenings Catch Prostate Cancer for Petersburg Man

March 9, 2018

“I can’t have cancer. That’s somebody else,” thought Richard Dennis when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Dennis, a retired Petersburg resident, had been active his entire life, walking two to three miles a day and working in his yard.

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