SIU Authors December 2020

SIU School of Medicine authors published 29 articles in the past month that were added to PubMed. Display the 29 citations in PubMed

Medical Students Training with Local Physicians

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

SIU Forum to Discuss Racial Inequalities, Impacts on Health Care

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. Dr. Joia Adele Crear-Perry, founder and
COVID19 Testing SIU Med

SIU Medicine Covid-19 Testing Locations in February

SIU Medicine will continue COVID-19 testing for the Springfield community in February. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, the testing operation will be hosted by Abundant Faith Christian Center

New study looks at use of Riluzole to slow Alzheimer's progression

Riluzole is an FDA-approved drug, currently used to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS; Lou Gehrig's disease) and is currently in a Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of mild Alzheimer’s

600 Hours of Coaching and 25 Collaborations: cHOP Celebrates Second Anniversary

A letter from Associate Dean Susan Hingle, MACP, FRCP, FAMWA cHOP celebrates its second anniversary in January 2021. We have had the opportunity to reflect on the past two years and are pleased to

Simmons Cancer Institute Summer Internship Program - Application deadline March 8

Applications for the 2021 summer lab internships at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine are being accepted through March 8. Four positions will be

Call for Nominations: Frank J. Toth Award

Research Funding Allocation Committee (RFAC) Call for Nominations Frank J. Toth Research Award FY 2021 This award was established to honor the memory of Frank J. Toth, who worked for many years as a

First-year Resident in Family Medicine, Aspects of a Learner, Navpreet Badesha, MD

Tell me about your childhood, what’s your family like? Both of my parents are immigrants and hustlers. My parents grew up in India and immigrated to California and started their own business. I grew