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SIU Med School Welcomes New Cardiology Chief

November 1, 2016

Michael Hyun-ook Kim, MD, MMM, FACC, FHRS, has joined the faculty of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as the chief of the Division of Cardiology and a professor of medicine. He is also a member of SIU HealthCare, the School's group practice.

Simmons Cancer Institute and Passavant Hospital Announce Partnership

October 12, 2015

A new partnership between Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville will expand area cancer patients’ access to cancer care.

SIU HealthCare Launches New Patient Portal

October 12, 2015

Patients of SIU HealthCare now have easy, free and secure access to their personal health information online, allowing them to request appointments, refill prescriptions, view lab results and receive updates to changes in their health record.

SIU Med School, Wash U Partner to Explore Rural Cancer Health Disparities

September 24, 2015

NIH grant to fund researcher development, increase cancer research scope

SIU Family Physician Recognized for Service to Community

September 18, 2015

Tom Miller, MD, chairman and residency program director of SIU Quincy Family Medicine, has received the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP).

SIU HealthCare CMO Named Chair of National Education Bureau

September 11, 2015

Harald Lausen, DO, MA, the chief medical officer of SIU HealthCare and assistant dean for clinical education at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, has been appointed chair of the Bureau of Osteopathic Education for the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

Dr. Jerry Kruse Named Fourth Dean and Provost

September 10, 2015

The SIU Board of Trustees has voted to appoint Jerry Kruse, MD, MSPH, as Dean and Provost for Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. The appointment is effective January 1 and is pending a final contract.

SIU Med School Program Offers Teens Opportunity to Explore Medical Careers

September 1, 2015

High school students interested in careers in medicine are invited to join Medical Explorers Post 998, sponsored by Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and Abraham Lincoln Council of the Boy Scouts of America. An informational kick-off meeting will be held at 6 p.m.

$2.8 Million NIH Grant Advances Hearing Loss Research

August 26, 2015

Aug. 26, 2015 - Southern Illinois University School of Medicine researcher Kathleen Campbell, PhD, professor in the Department of Surgery, has secured a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance her decades of research in hearing loss prevention and treatment.