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Dr. Randy Dunn
Dr. Randy Dunn Delivers State of the System Address to the School of Medicine

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Dr. Jerry Kruse
Dr. Jerry Kruse Named Fourth Dean and Provost

Kruse, a professor of family medicine, has been Executive Associate Dean of SIU School of Medicine and Chief Executive Officer of SIU HealthCare since 2013. He first joined the school in 1984.More

Laurent Brard, MD, PhD
SIU Med School, Wash U Partner to Explore Rural Cancer Health Disparities

"Cancer research is critical to our region," said SIU School of Medicine principal investigator Laurent Brard, MD, PhD. "Our ultimate goal is to improve the health of patients in southern and central Illinois."More

Dr. Shaheen Alanee
B. Rock Oh Passes Away

It is with deep sadness and sorrow that the Department of Ob/Gyn at SIU-SOM announces the passing on September 7 of B. Rock Oh, MD, FACOG, and Emeritus Clinical Professor of Ob/Gyn, who served in the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology.More

Dean J. Kevin Dorsey
Dean and Provost Dr. Kevin Dorsey to Step Down

"I am proud of the work that we have done together in my time as dean," Dorsey said. "I believe we are well positioned for the future." More

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Healthy Dose Blog

Fiction & fact about flu vaccines

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends anyone 6 months and older to get a seasonal flu vaccine, but many misconceptions regarding the vaccine still exist. More

High blood pressure: Treatment and prevention

Hypertension has been labeled the “silent killer” due to the absence of symptoms... However, many individuals with hypertension have symptoms, including fatigue, headaches and chest pain. More

Targeting tumors

Metastatic prostate cancer is the second deadliest cancer among US men.... To the SIU School of Medicine Urology team, the goal is to catch prostate problems early.More

The struggle is real

In a poverty simulation designed to reflect real families’ situations and develop physician and staff’s understanding of the challenges associated with poverty, fifteen minutes represent a week. More

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