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Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

July 11, 2018

Family physicians in seven Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine July 9 – August 3. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.

District 186 School Health Requirements: FAQ

July 9, 2018

School physicals and select immunizations are required for students entering pre-k, kindergarten, 6th and 9th grades and for students new to Illinois. Students entering 12th grade need proof of the meningococcal vaccine on or after their 16th birthday.

Is the HPV vaccine safe for my child?

June 20, 2018

As parents consider having their children vaccinated to prepare for the next school year, the HPV vaccine (for human papillomavirus) is one that sometimes attracts attention.

Simmons Cancer Institute to Host HPV Roundtable for Parents

June 1, 2018

Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine will host “The ABC’s of HPV” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21.

World Asthma Day: Diagnosing & Treating Asthma

May 1, 2018

Asthma is a condition that makes it difficult to breathe. But asthma doesn’t always cause symptoms. SIU Center for Family Medicine resident physician Dr.

Forum Promotes Team Approach to Help Springfield Homeless

April 27, 2018
A new program that encourages collaborations among police officers, community social workers and local officials is showing promise at addressing problems within Springfield’s homeless population.
 

An Olympic Feat

April 26, 2018

Editor's note: In February 2018, SIU Medicine had a representative at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Faculty Win “Innovator of the Year” Awards

April 12, 2018

Several Southern Illinois University Medicine faculty were among those honored as "Innovators of the Year" during the inaugural Illinois Capital Innovation Competition.

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