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SIU Family Physician Recognized for Service to Community

September 18, 2015

Tom Miller, MD, chairman and residency program director of SIU Quincy Family Medicine, has received the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP).

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.

$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.

‘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.

Dean and Provost Dr. Kevin Dorsey to Step Down

July 16, 2015

After nearly 14 years as dean and provost, J. Kevin Dorsey, MD, Ph.D., announced today that he will return to teaching medical students starting January 1.