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Career Opportunities - Join Our Team

December 31, 2018

The Department of Population Science and Policy is looking for talented, dedicated individuals to join our interdisciplinary team and assist with meeting our mission of understanding and advancing the health, development, and wellness of residents in central and southern Illinois.

Rural Health Summit Releases Report on Rural Health in Illinois

October 22, 2018

Rural Health Summit Releases Report on Rural Health in Illinois
Identifies great challenges and a path forward

 

SIU School of Medicine Launches Department of Population Science and Policy

September 25, 2018

SIU School of Medicine Launches Department of Population Science and Policy
New department considers social determinants to improve overall health in central, southern Illinois

SIU Medicine Launches New Department

September 20, 2018

The Department of Population Science and Policy is the school's first new department in nearly 30 years

SIU Medicine Honored for Social Mission in Education

April 11, 2018

Beyond Flexner Alliance grants Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Award

Moving the Dial

February 6, 2018

As a pediatrician, Sameer Vohra, MD, JD, ’11, was trained to focus on the children seen in his clinic. Now his task has expanded to healing entire segments of Illinois’ population. It’s a role he has been preparing for most of his life.

From Clinic to Community: Population Health Focus Strengthens

February 6, 2018

Between birth and age 3, a child’s brain undergoes an impressive amount of change. The brain doubles in size in its first year, and by age three, it reaches 80 percent of its adult volume. This period of a child’s life is the most important for brain development—and it has inspired a new project from SIU Medicine’s Office of Population Science and Policy.
 

SIU Medicine Says 'Thank You' on National Rural Health Day

November 16, 2017

Written by Whitney Zahnd, Senior Research Development Coordinator, Office of Population Science and Policy, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

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