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Nominate an SIU Employee for Harbinger of Goodwill

April 10, 2019

Have you witnessed an SIU School of Medicine Employee who has gone above and beyond their job duties?

SIU Pediatric Hospitalist Earns Ray E. Helfer Award

April 8, 2019

Pediatric hospitalist Haneme Idrizi, MD, associate professor of pediatrics at SIU Medicine, was awarded the Ray E. Helfer Award, which recognizes creative, scholarly work in pediatric education.

Simmons Cancer Institute to Provide Free Oral Cancer Screenings

March 20, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS – Head and neck cancer can be a devastating diagnosis, but if found at an early stage, there is an 80 percent survival rate, according to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance.  

Integrative Medicine Q & A

March 14, 2019

Dr. Clasina Leslie Smith, director of integrative medicine and culinary medicine, answers some questions about SIU's new Integrative Medicine Clinic.  

Free Home Test Kits for Colorectal Cancer Available

March 4, 2019

The Regional Cancer Partnership of Illinois will distribute free colorectal cancer home screening test kits on several dates and locations during March, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.

SIU Surgeon Named 'Master Educator in Endoscopy'

February 28, 2019

SIU surgeon John Mellinger, MD, FACS, is the 2019 recipient of the SAGES Foundation’s Ponsky Master Educator in Endoscopy Award.

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

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