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SIU Center for Family Medicine-Quincy Earns National Recognition

April 27, 2018

The Southern Illinois University Family and Community Medicine program in Quincy has achieved recognition as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a pr

Social robots may help children with autism communicate

April 26, 2018

As the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) appears to be on the rise, researchers like Diana Sarko, PhD, are dedicating their time to finding better therapies.

Free Skin Cancer Screenings Available May 17 at SCI

April 20, 2018
A free skin cancer screening for Springfield area residents is scheduled from 5-7 p.m.

Faculty Win “Innovator of the Year” Awards

April 12, 2018

Several Southern Illinois University Medicine faculty were among those honored as "Innovators of the Year" during the inaugural Illinois Capital Innovation Competition.

Clinical Study to Test New High Blood Pressure Treatment

April 5, 2018

Research trial enrolling hypertension patients

Endometriosis: For one SIU researcher, it’s not just work, it’s personal

March 23, 2018

Endometriosis sufferer Dr. Andrea Braundmeier-Fleming talks about her personal history with the disease and how she is dedicating her career in biomedical research to helping other women with endometriosis pain.

Simmons Cancer Institute to Provide Free Oral Cancer Screenings

March 21, 2018

Head and neck cancer can be a devastating diagnosis, says Arun Sharma, MD, assistant professor of surgery at SIU Medicine. But if diagnosed at an early stage, patients have an 80 percent survival rate, according to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance.

SIU Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match

March 16, 2018

SIU Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match

Seniors learn the results of the National Resident Matching Program

Regular PSA Screenings Catch Prostate Cancer for Petersburg Man

March 9, 2018

“I can’t have cancer. That’s somebody else,” thought Richard Dennis when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Dennis, a retired Petersburg resident, had been active his entire life, walking two to three miles a day and working in his yard.

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