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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 Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match

March 15, 2019

Senior medical students in the graduating Class of 2019 at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine received results from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) on Friday, March 15, at the same time other U.S.

'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.

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Patients

February 26, 2019

Dr. Vidhya Prakash shares her take on how to communicate with patients who are non-compliant and don’t listen to medical advice.

Central Illinois Teens Complete SIU Physician Prep Program

February 22, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Sixteen central Illinois-area high school students are better prepared to become physicians after graduating from the Physician Pipeline Preparatory Program

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.

Forum Aims to Disrupt Legacy of Mistrust & Disparities in Health Care

February 8, 2019

A recent study by ‘Governing’ magazine listed Springfield as one of the nation’s most segregated cities.

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.

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