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Preparing for a Pandemic

December 17, 2018

A collaborative master’s program in public health lab science gives SIU graduate students the experience and versatility to step into vital roles in U.S. laboratories.

Aspects of a Learner: Aileen Portugal

December 17, 2018

Fourth-year medical student Aileen Portugal is a passionate advocate for the LGBTQ community. In 2016, she helped found the first LGBTQ Support Group at SIU School of Medicine.

Hingle Named Associate Dean of New SIU Center for Human and Organizational Potential

December 13, 2018

Susan Thompson Hingle, MD, has been selected as the associate dean for the Center for Human and Organizational Potential (cHOP) at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

December 7, 2018

Family physicians in nine Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine November 26–December 21. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

Two NIH Grants Boost SIU Alzheimer's Research

November 14, 2018

Alzheimer’s is a devastatingly progressive disease that robs our loved ones of their memories and personalities. Presently 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. By 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 14 million.

SIU Pediatrics Earns National Recognition

November 5, 2018

The Department of Pediatrics at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has obtained a Level 3 status as the first pediatric-specific, multi-specialty clinic to be rec

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

October 31, 2018

Family physicians in 10 Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine October 29–November 23. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

Frights and Delights: A Psychiatrist's Guide to a Safe Halloween

October 31, 2018

While it can be fun for adults to engage in adrenaline rushing activities such as spooky costumes, eerie movies and haunted houses, it’s important for parents to think about what is both appropriate and emotionally safe for children.

Study of Green Tea Extract May Yield Key to Hearing Protection for Cancer Patients

October 16, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: If you could take a drug that would help cure your cancer, but it would make you go deaf, would you still take the drug?

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