Marthe dela Cruz, MD, is an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine, specializing in pediatric primary and newborn care. She attended medical school at SIU School of Medicine in Springfield, IL, and completed a pediatric residency at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA. Board certified in pediatrics, Dr. dela Cruz has a special interest in the prevention of childhood obesity.
Education & training
“How to know if your child has diabetes “–www.behealthysprinfield.com
online public article about the difference between Diabetes types 1&2
“Childhood Obesity: A major health Problem” – www.sj-r.com with Ruth Slotag
Online public article and radio interview about rising pediatric obesity rates
“Cold Weather Gear” – with Ruth Slotag
Online public article and radio interview about appropriate winter wear
Live Radio Interview (2014?) -5min interview about screen time and how it relates to obesity
2008 - “Making a Difference” Recognition award, as a resident at the University of Iowa, nominated by patient’s family and recognized by Department administration.