Tracy K. Lower, M.D., has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of pediatrics. (Note: She has since been promoted to associate professor and Medical Director of the Inpatient Unit at St. John's Children's Hospital and is currently chief of the hospitalists.)
A native of Pontiac, Ill., Lower earned her bachelor's degree at Illinois Wesleyan University (1984). Both her medical degree and her residency in pediatrics were completed at SIU (1988, 1991).
Lower is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Alpha Omega Alpha honorary medical society.