We’re pleased to welcome you to the Department of Neurology at SIU Medicine.

Neurology faculty members at the SIU School of Medicine provide stewardship for providers of the future through our undergraduate and graduate medical education programs. Students and residents have access to neurology grand rounds, workshops and other opportunities to help them advance skills and expertise. 

Our department’s clinical care team works with individuals and their loved ones affected by dementia, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, muscular dystrophy, neurological cancers and more. 

In addition, our research teams improve access to care and patient outcomes through ongoing clinical trials, basic science research and community-focused initiatives designed to improve patient outcomes.

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Neurology Residency

You will discover that the feel of the program is really important. How are the people? How do you fit in with the people there? How do you fit with the community? There is something special here.

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Introducing the Dale and Deborah Smith Center

A major gift to SIU School of Medicine will transform the health care of people throughout Illinois and beyond. Springfield couple Dale and Deborah Smith donated a substantial financial gift to the Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders at SIU Medicine to expand research, enhance programming and improve care for people with Alzheimer’s disease and assist their caregivers. The center will now be named the Dale and Deborah Smith Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment at SIU Medicine.

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