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Making Sense of Blood Pressure Results

January 31, 2019

"Great job,” your nurse says. “120/80!” If you’re not quite sure what those numbers mean, you’re not alone. But knowing your numbers and what they mean can go a long way in preventing heart disease and a host of other illnesses.

New SIU Clinic to Open at Taylorville Memorial Hospital

January 15, 2019

TAYLORVILLE, IL - Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is opening a Center for Family Medicine clinic inside Taylorville Memorial Hospital.

Hypertension Expert Dr. John Flack Receives ACP Laureate Award

January 10, 2019

Hypertension expert John Flack, MD, MACP, is the recipient of the American College of Physicians Illinois Southern Chapter's highest honor: the Laureate Award. Flack, chair of the Department of Internal Medicine and director of the Hypertension Clinic at SIU Medicine, received the award on  Nov.

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

January 10, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Family physicians in nine Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine January 7–February 1. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

Military Medicine: Reflections of a Physician at War

December 18, 2018

Colonel Sean Hollonbeck, MD, ’97, uses his medical training to help military veterans suffering from post traumatic stress and other occupational hazards.  

Preparing for a Pandemic

December 17, 2018

A collaborative master’s program in public health lab science gives SIU graduate students the experience and versatility to step into vital roles in U.S. laboratories.

Aspects of a Learner: Aileen Portugal

December 17, 2018

Fourth-year medical student Aileen Portugal is a passionate advocate for the LGBTQ community. In 2016, she helped found the first LGBTQ Support Group at SIU School of Medicine.

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