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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.  

SIU Surgeon Earns Outstanding Faculty Teacher Award

February 6, 2019

The American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons has named Michael Neumeister, MD, FACS, chair of the Department of Surgery and a professor of surgery at SIU School of Medicine, the organization's first Outstanding Faculty Teacher.

Dr. Roger Kim Earns Visiting Professorship at Tulane University

January 10, 2019

The Society for Asian Academic Surgeons has selected Roger H. Kim, MD, FACS, as a visiting professor for the 2019-2020 academic year. Kim will deliver the Peter and Meilin Wang SAAS Lectureship, endowed by Dr. Tom Wang, at Tulane University in New Orleans. 

Audiologist Jennifer L. Berry Named "Best of Springfield"

October 31, 2018

SIU Medicine audiologist Jennifer L. Berry, AuD, CCC-A, took the title "Best Audiologist" in the Illinois Times' 2018 Best of Springfield awards.

SIU Medicine, Danenberger Family Vineyards Mark Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day with Concert, Q&A with Plastic Surgeons

October 2, 2018

The Division of Plastic Surgery at Southern Illinois University Medicine has teamed up with Danenberger Family Vineyards to host “Wine Rocks & Breast Reconstruction,” 4-9 p.m., Saturday, Oct.

SIU Clinic First to Study New High Blood Pressure Device-Based Treatment

September 6, 2018

Over 100 million Americans have hypertension, and more than half of those who are on antihypertensive medications still don’t have their blood pressure under control.

Head and Neck Clinic is Moving October 1st

August 31, 2018

ENT surgeons, Dr. Arun Sharma and Dr. Pardis Javadi will be relocating their clinics from the Simmons Cancer Institute to the new Ear Nose & Throat Clinic | Hearing & Balance Center at 720 N. Bond Street on October 1, 2018

SIU Medicine Seeks Volunteers with Head, Neck Lymphedema

August 10, 2018

Dr. Sandra Ettema is currently recruiting for a clinical research study entitled, “A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Feasibility and Potential Effectiveness of the Flexitouch® System Head and Neck Treatment” at SIU School of Medicine.

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