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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 to Launch Neuroscience Institute

September 1, 2015

Coordination to improve quality, lower costs

Patients with complex brain and spine disorders may benefit from a new, multispecialty clinic at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield.

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.

SIU Med School Pipeline Program Accepting Applications

August 28, 2015

Springfield area high school freshmen interested becoming doctors are invited to take their career explorations one step further.

$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.

SIU Physician Assistant Program Graduates 34

August 13, 2015

New students receive white coats; awards given

‘Denim & Diamonds’ Cancer Institute Fundraiser Celebrates 15th Anniversary

August 4, 2015

Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is hosting its 15th annual “Denim & Diamonds” fundraiser Saturday, October 3. The funds raised will support innovative research projects and enhance patient comforts.

Medical Innovators Video Features Dr. Andrew Wilber

July 20, 2015

The Sangamon County Medical Society has released the seventh video in a series that highlights the innovation and research achievements within the local medical community. Each video profiles a 2013 Medical Innovators Award recipient.