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Hypertension expert named endowed chair at SIU Medicine

June 3, 2019

Internationally renowned hypertension expert John M. Flack, MD, MPH, was named the inaugural holder of the Sergio Rabinovich, MD, Endowed Chair of Internal Medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in an investiture ceremony on Monday, June 3.

Harbinger of Goodwill Recipients

May 7, 2019

The following people have recently received the Harbinger of Goodwill award:

Camp COCO Golf Outing Set for June 7

May 2, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS – SIU Medicine invites golfers to form teams for the annual charity golf outing benefiting the Camp COCO Children’s Cancer Fund. A shotgun start will begin the game at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7, at The Rail Golf Course, 1400 S. Club House Dr., Springfield. H.D.

Nominate an SIU Employee for Harbinger of Goodwill

April 10, 2019

Have you witnessed an SIU School of Medicine employee who goes above and beyond his or her job duties?

Simmons Cancer Institute to Provide Free Oral Cancer Screenings

March 20, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS – Head and neck cancer can be a devastating diagnosis, but if found at an early stage, there is an 80 percent survival rate, according to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance.  

Free Home Test Kits for Colorectal Cancer Available

March 4, 2019

The Regional Cancer Partnership of Illinois will distribute free colorectal cancer home screening test kits on several dates and locations during March, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.

'Doll Clinic' Teaches Children Importance of Doctor-Patient Roles, TLC

February 28, 2019

Carbondale, Illinois ─ SIU School of Medicine Physician Assistant students will be examining baby dolls and stuffed animals for preschool children during two “Doll Clinics” at 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 3 p.m., on Wednesday, March 6. The clinics will be held at SIU Head Start, 907 N.

Hillsboro Area Hospital to Host Free Cancer Screenings on March 9

February 22, 2019

Doctors from Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU will provide free cancer screenings from 9 a.m. – noon on Saturday, March 9, at Hillsboro Area Hospital, 1200 East Tremont.

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