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Star of TLC’s ‘Dr. Pimple Popper’ to Speak at Women’s Power Night April 14

April 1, 2021

Dr. Sandra Lee, star of The Learning Channel’s hit series “Dr. Pimple PopperTM,” is the featured speaker at the 2021 Women’s Power Night Against Cancer on Wednesday, April 14. Dr.

New aid available to transform health care in underserved communities

March 30, 2021

In March, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a plan to transform health care in underserved communities, offering support to improve access and collaborations with the goal of greater equity.

SIU Forum to Discuss Racial Inequalities, Impacts on Health Care

February 1, 2021

Understanding the effects of racism and other inequities within the health care system is the focus of a lecture and forum on February 9 and 10 in Springfield.

SIU System report highlights health care, education and justice-related issues impacting Illinois veterans

November 12, 2020

Carbondale, IL – The Southern Illinois University System President’s Office released recommendations from its first Veteran’s Summit held last fall in Mt. Vernon.

Farm Family Resource Initiative offers new helpline

October 28, 2020

SPRINGFIELD – Area farmers who need someone to talk to about the everyday stresses of farming and pandemic-related challenges now have a new resource.

Telehealth Patient Story - Maternal Fetal Medicine Spring 2020

August 25, 2020

Autumn Bohac of Effingham was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was 16 years old. Now a 29-year-old mother of four, her health care journey reveals the everyday anxiety and pain that rural patients feel.

Telehealth Patient Story - Ears, Nose and Throat Clinic Summer 2020

August 25, 2020

Instead of renting a wheelchair-accessible vehicle, driving two hours and risking exposure to COVID-19, the Hall family from Tuscola, Illinois jumped at the chance to have a telehealth visit with an SIU Medicine surgeon.