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New SIU Clinic to Open at Taylorville Memorial Hospital

January 15, 2019

TAYLORVILLE, IL - Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is opening a Center for Family Medicine clinic inside Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Roger Kim Earns Visiting Professorship at Tulane University

January 10, 2019

The Society for Asian Academic Surgeons has selected Roger H. Kim, MD, FACS, as a visiting professor for the 2019-2020 academic year. Kim will deliver the Peter and Meilin Wang SAAS Lectureship, endowed by Dr. Tom Wang, at Tulane University in New Orleans. 

Hypertension Expert Dr. John Flack Receives ACP Laureate Award

January 10, 2019

Hypertension expert John Flack, MD, MACP, is the recipient of the American College of Physicians Illinois Southern Chapter's highest honor: the Laureate Award. Flack, chair of the Department of Internal Medicine and director of the Hypertension Clinic at SIU Medicine, received the award on  Nov.

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.

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.

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