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Hillsboro Area Hospital to Host Free Cancer Screenings on March 9

February 22, 2019

Doctors from Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU will provide free cancer screenings from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturday, March 9, at Hillsboro Area Hospital, 1200 East Tremont.

Kenniebrew Lecture & Forum

February 14, 2019
Racial inequalities are pervasive within our systems of education, criminal justice and health care, said Dave McIntosh, PhD, and need to be re

SIU Surgeon Earns Outstanding Faculty Teacher Award

February 6, 2019

The American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons has named Michael Neumeister, MD, FACS, chair of the Department of Surgery and a professor of surgery at SIU School of Medicine, the organization's first Outstanding Faculty Teacher.

Making Sense of Blood Pressure Results

January 31, 2019

"Great job,” your nurse says. “120/80!”

If you’re not quite sure what those numbers mean, you’re not alone. But knowing your numbers and what they mean can go a long way in preventing heart disease and a host of other illnesses.

New SIU Clinic to Open at Taylorville Memorial Hospital

January 15, 2019
TAYLORVILLE, IL - Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is opening a Center for Family Medicine clinic inside Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

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.

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