Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion on the death of Earl Moore Jr.
SIU Medicine and our Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion join the family of Earl Moore, Jr. in their sorrow and extend our deepest condolences. We are devastated by the collective loss that our community is experiencing once again because of such a tragedy.
SIU Pharmacy offers cancer patients convenience, expertise
The SIU Pharmacy at Simmons Cancer Institute recently celebrated its 1-year anniversary. It's located next to the Infusion Unit on the first floor of the Cancer Institute at 315 W. Carpenter.
Cancer Institute accepting research internship applications
Applications for the 2023 summer lab internships at Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU School of Medicine are being accepted through February 27. Four positions will be awarded on a competitive basis to qualified college students who plan a career in medicine or research with a focus on cancer.
Study suggests colder environments do not improve cognition in Alzheimer’s
New findings out of the Hascup research groups suggest the body's decline in metabolic function when aging, combined with a chronic colder environment, may increase Alzheimer’s disease progression — particularly in women.
Study: Number of children ingesting marijuana edibles spikes
The volume of cases of children accidentally consuming cannabis edibles has grown alarmingly over the past five years, according to a new study in the journal of Pediatrics. Marit Tweet, MD, a medical
Springfield Plastics donates $137K to Simmons Cancer Institute
Springfield Plastics made its annual donation to Simmons Cancer Institute through its Drain for the Cure fundraiser at a check presentation on December 12. “We are proud to have such a generous
SIU Vascular Surgery names Dr. Khalil Qato as Residency Program Director
Dr. Khalil Qato has been named program director of the Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency at SIU School of Medicine. Dr. Qato recently joined the SIU Vascular Surgery faculty as an assistant
New parents-to-be can receive at-home nurse visits
SIU Medicine is offering care to qualifying families through Nurse-Family Partnership of Sangamon County.
SIU medical students give neighborhood children 'Shoes That Fit'
SIU medical students provided athletic shoes to area elementary students to put spring in their steps this winter.