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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

January 10, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Family physicians in nine Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine January 7–February 1. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

Military Medicine: Reflections of a Physician at War

December 18, 2018

Colonel Sean Hollonbeck, MD, ’97, uses his medical training to help military veterans suffering from post traumatic stress and other occupational hazards.  

Preparing for a Pandemic

December 17, 2018

A collaborative master’s program in public health lab science gives SIU graduate students the experience and versatility to step into vital roles in U.S. laboratories.

Aspects of a Learner: Aileen Portugal

December 17, 2018

Fourth-year medical student Aileen Portugal is a passionate advocate for the LGBTQ community. In 2016, she helped found the first LGBTQ Support Group at SIU School of Medicine.

Hingle Named Associate Dean of New SIU Center for Human and Organizational Potential

December 13, 2018

Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, has been selected as the Associate Dean for the Center for Human and Organizational Potential (cHOP) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr.

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.

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