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January 10, 2001

Dr. Laura Quillian Rogers Dr. Laura Quillian Rogers portrait has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an associate professor of internal medicine. [Note: She is now a professor internal medicine.]

Previously, she was on the faculty at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta (1987-91 and 1994-2000) and on the faculty of the University of Tennessee in Memphis (1991-94).

Rogers earned her bachelor’s degree at Erskine College in Due West, S.C. (1980) and her medical degree at the University of South Florida School of Medicine in Tampa (1984). She completed her internal medicine residency at the Medical College of Georgia (1987), a faculty development fellowship program in general internal medicine at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill (1988-90) and a master’s of public health at the University of South Carolina in Columbia (2000).

She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American College of Preventive Medicine, the American College of Physicians, the Society of General Internal Medicine and Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society.

R ogers has been awarded seven grants, including four from the American Heart Association. Her current research interests include preventive cardiology and physical activity promotion. She is the senior author of nine published research papers and eight abstracts and a contributing author of six published research papers and eight abstracts.

A native of Daytona Beach, Fla., Rogers is married to Dr. David Rogers, an associate professor of surgery in surgery and pediatrics at SIU. They have two children, Charles and Andrew.