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World Asthma Day: Diagnosing & Treating Asthma

May 1, 2018

Asthma is a condition that makes it difficult to breathe. But asthma doesn’t always cause symptoms. SIU Center for Family Medicine resident physician Dr.

Forum Promotes Team Approach to Help Springfield Homeless

April 27, 2018
A new program that encourages collaborations among police officers, community social workers and local officials is showing promise at addressing problems within Springfield’s homeless population.
 

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.

Med School Celebrates Arts Magazine's 25th Anniversary

April 18, 2018

Since its founding in 1970, SIU School of Medicine has included instruction in the medical humanities to balance the focus placed on the applied sciences.

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.

SIU Medicine Honored for Social Mission in Education

April 11, 2018

Beyond Flexner Alliance grants Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Award

Women's Power Lunch Features Author, Cancer Survivor Donna Hartley

April 9, 2018

The 2018 Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer is scheduled for Friday, April 27, and will feature Donna Hartley, a “Chicken Soup for the Soul” writer and author of the “Fire Up” book series and “Healing Meditation Insights.”

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