January 7, 1991
Dr. Regina A. Kovach joined the faculty of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of medicine. (Note: She is now a professor of internal medicine.) She coordinates educational activities for medical students and residents in emergency medicine.
Before joining the SIU faculty, Kovach was a staff physician and the assistant medical director of the emergency department at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She completed an internal medicine residency and earned her medical degree at SIU School of Medicine (1979, 1976). Kovach earned her bachelor's from SIU Carbondale (1968).
Kovach is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Emergency Medicine. She is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and the American College of Physicians.