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Aspects of a Learner: Aileen Portugal

December 17, 2018

Fourth-year medical student Aileen Portugal is a passionate advocate for the LGBTQ community. In 2016, she helped found the first LGBTQ Support Group at SIU School of Medicine.

Hingle Named Associate Dean of New SIU Center for Human and Organizational Potential

December 13, 2018
Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, has been selected as the Associate Dean for the Center for Human and Organizational Potential (cHOP) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

December 7, 2018
Family physicians in nine Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine November 26–December 21. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.
 

Two NIH Grants Boost SIU Alzheimer's Research

November 14, 2018
Alzheimer’s is a devastatingly progressive disease that robs our loved ones of their memories and personalities. Presently 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. By 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 14 million.

ThinkFirst Launches Annual Poinsettia Sale Fundraiser

November 6, 2018

ThinkFirst, an injury prevention program at SIU Medicine, is offering its annual poinsettia fundraiser.

SIU Pediatrics Earns National Recognition

November 5, 2018

The Department of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has obtained a Level 3 status as the first pediatric-specific, multi-specialty clinic to be rec

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

October 31, 2018
Family physicians in 10 Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine October 29–November 23. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.
 

Research Studies Seek Participants with Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease

October 31, 2018
Alzheimer’s disease could affect more than 14 million Americans by 2050 if a cure isn’t found, the Alzheimer’s Association reports.

Audiologist Jennifer L. Berry Named "Best of Springfield"

October 31, 2018

SIU Medicine audiologist Jennifer L. Berry, AuD, CCC-A, took the title "Best Audiologist" in the Illinois Times' 2018 Best of Springfield awards.

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