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Dr. Roger Kim Earns Visiting Professorship at Tulane University

January 10, 2019

The Society for Asian Academic Surgeons has selected Roger H. Kim, MD, FACS, as a visiting professor for the 2019-2020 academic year. Kim will deliver the Peter and Meilin Wang SAAS Lectureship, endowed by Dr. Tom Wang, at Tulane University in New Orleans. 

Hypertension Expert Dr. John Flack Receives ACP Laureate Award

January 10, 2019

Hypertension expert John Flack, MD, MACP, is the recipient of the American College of Physicians Illinois Southern Chapter's highest honor: the Laureate Award. Flack, chair of the Department of Internal Medicine and director of the Hypertension Clinic at SIU Medicine, received the award on  Nov.

Military Medicine: Reflections of a Physician at War

December 18, 2018

Colonel Sean Hollonbeck, MD, ’97, uses his medical training to help military veterans suffering from post traumatic stress and other occupational hazards.

 

Preparing for a Pandemic

December 17, 2018

A collaborative master’s program in public health lab science gives SIU graduate students the experience and versatility to step into vital roles in U.S. laboratories.

Aspects of a Learner: Aileen Portugal

December 17, 2018

Fourth-year medical student Aileen Portugal is a passionate advocate for the LGBTQ community. In 2016, she helped found the first LGBTQ Support Group at SIU School of Medicine.

ThinkFirst Launches Annual Poinsettia Sale Fundraiser

November 6, 2018

ThinkFirst, an injury prevention program at SIU Medicine, is offering its annual poinsettia fundraiser.

SIU Pediatrics Earns National Recognition

November 5, 2018

The Department of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has obtained a Level 3 status as the first pediatric-specific, multi-specialty clinic to be rec

Frights and Delights: A Psychiatrist's Guide to a Safe Halloween

October 31, 2018

While it can be fun for adults to engage in adrenaline rushing activities such as spooky costumes, eerie movies and haunted houses, it’s important for parents to think about what is both appropriate and emotionally safe for children.

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