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‘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.

Keep Kids in School Coalition Offers Student Physicals Pre-K, Kindergarten, sixth, ninth graders need checkups

July 27, 2015

Springfield Public School District 186 students who have difficulty accessing medical care have more opportunities to get needed physicals and immunizations this summer, thanks to a coalition of area health care providers.

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.

SIU Med School Is Exclusive Site for Bladder Cancer Clinical Trial

July 6, 2015

Combined Drug Therapies May Prevent Need for Surgery