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SIU Medicine Enrolling Patients for Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trial

April 20, 2021

The Dale and Deborah Smith Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment at SIU Medicine is now enrolling patients with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease to help determine if an investigational drug is effective at treating this debilitating condition.

Crabtree Named Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery

April 5, 2021

Traves Crabtree, MD, has been named chief of SIU Medicine's Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Crabtree is a professor and medical director of SIU's Surgical Skills Laboratory in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation. Dr. Crabtree is an alumnus of SIU School of Medicine.

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.

March 2021: Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

March 2, 2021

Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine through March 26. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.

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.

Medical students training with local physicians

January 11, 2021

Family physicians in several Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine through January 29. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.

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