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I tried so hard / And got so far: Depression and suicide prevention

July 20, 2017

On Thursday, July 20, news broke that Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, had committed suicide. Depression is a serious medical illness affecting more than 14 million American adults every year, but the condition is treatable and help is available.

Bringing balance back: Ear cells regenerated in mammals

June 19, 2017

The inner ear is lined with two types of hair cells that help us to hear and balance. The cells respond to sound waves for hearing and head and body movement for balance. As we age, the cells are injured or die off, and our hearing and balance suffer as a result.

SIU Faculty, Student Receive Humanism, Teaching Awards

May 25, 2017

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine honored several faculty members and students during its 2017 commencement on Saturday, May 20, at the University of Illinois at Springfield.

"The Full SIU Experience"

May 24, 2017

Dr. Janet Albers, '87, receives Distinguished Alumni Award

SIU Medicine Holds 43rd Commencement

May 23, 2017

Sixty-three physicians and four graduate students at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine received their diplomas on Saturday, May 20, in the Sangamon Auditorium at University of Illinois Springfield during the school’s 43rd commencement.

'Go Forth and Matter' -- Commencement 2017

May 22, 2017

"Go forth and matter." 

SIU Medicine to Hold 43rd Commencement

May 12, 2017

Speaker aims to spark national conversation about racism, health

Sangamon County Student-Artists Honored

May 8, 2017

Students from 30 schools in Sangamon County were recognized for their creativity at the 30th annual Sangamon County Art Awards, hosted by SIU School of Medicine on May 5.

Dr. Jerry Kruse Honored by National Family Medicine Organization

May 5, 2017

Jerry Kruse, MD, MSPH, dean and provost of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and CEO of SIU Medicine, has received the Lynn and Joan Carmichael STFM Recognition Award from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM).

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