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SIU listening and spoken language specialist Caroline Montgomery knows just what it takes to get her young patients to listen and speak. Variety on the stage is the spice of life for SIU audiologist Anna Bussing. From tinnitus to noise-induced hearing loss, SIU researchers have been breaking ground for better hearing since the School began. Thirty-five years ago, SIU’s use of standardized patients set the stage for medical schools around the world.
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A Mouthful of Peanut Butter
 

Peanut butter and bananas aren’t the usual therapy tools for patients with cochlear implants. But for 4-year-old David Heady, they whet his appetite to listen. . . and speak.

SIU Med School Joins National Precision Medicine Initiative

SIU Med School Joins National Precision Medicine Initiative

Patients of SIU HealthCare will soon have the opportunity to participate in one of the largest prospective studies of health and illness ever attempted in the United States.

Population Health

New SIU Population Science and Health Programs Aims for Solutions

What makes communities healthy? New office to focus on solutions to improve health of people and communities.
 

A Good Ear - Feature

A Good Ear

 

Variety on the stage is the spice of life for SIU audiologist Anna Bussing.


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Model Patients - Model Medical School

Thirty-five years ago, SIU’s use of standardized patients set the stage for medical schools around the world.
 

Auditory Rangers

Auditory Rangers

 

From tinnitus to noise-induced hearing loss, SIU researchers have been breaking ground for better hearing since the School began.
 

7 hidden sources of sugar

Sweet dreams, sugar nightmares: 7 hidden sources of sugar

Too much sugar has been connected to tooth decay, heart disease, obesity, hypertension and type 2 diabetes.

Helping young patients with listening and language

Helping young patients with listening and language

About three out of every 1,000 children in the United States are born with hearing loss in one or both ears, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Have you heard about this persistent problem?

Have you heard about this persistent problem?

“Fifty years ago, we thought once you lost your hearing, that was it,' says audiologist and researcher Dr. Carol Bauer.

Dr. Kevin Calder joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as Assistant Professor of Surgery and a partner at The Institute for Plastic Surgery. Dr. Calder specializes in pediatric plastic surgery, craniofacial plastic surgery, pediatric and adult hand surgery, congenital anomalies and reconstructive surgery including burns.

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