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November 6, 2008

Two from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine have received professional honors.

Dr. Gayle E. Woodson, Dr. Gayle E. Woodson portrait professor of surgery, has received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) at their meeting in October in Chicago.  The award is given to a medical professional in recognition of service through the presentation of instructional courses, scientific papers or participation in an Academy leadership position. 

Woodson joined the SIU faculty in 2003 and serves as chair of the otolaryngology and head and neck surgery division.  She completed a fellowship in laryngology at the Institute of Laryngology & Otology in London, England (1982).  She completed her residency in otolaryngology at Baylor University College of Medicine (1981) and her general surgery residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital (1978).  Woodson received her medical degree from Baylor (1975) and her bachelor’s degree from Rice University (1972).  She is board certified in otolaryngology.

Dr. Susan Hingle, Dr. Susan Hingle portrait associate professor of internal medicine, has been awarded the Laureate Award from Illinois southern chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP).  The award is based on contributions to the ACP both on the local and national level as well as a long standing dedication and outstanding contribution to education and patient care.

Hingle joined the SIU faculty in 1998.  She completed a residency in internal medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center (1997).  She earned her medical degree at Rush Medical College (1993) and her bachelor’s at Miami University (1989).  Hingle is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.



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