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Simmons Cancer Institute cross-dept. team publishes endometrial cancer study findings

A team of SIU medical research scientists recently had their cancer study results published in a special issue of the international, peer-reviewed, open access journal Life.
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Webinar to discuss rural experiences, innovations driven by COVID

Health and policy experts from Southern Illinois University (SIU) Medicine Department of Population Science and Policy, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and UIC School of Public Health joined Illinois Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton to discuss how the pandemic is changing health care in rural communities.
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Crash reenactment will educate Beardstown H.S. students

Students at Beardstown High School and Beardstown Christian Academy will experience a crash reenactment at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 29, at Beardstown High School, 500 E. 15th St., Beardstown
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Students spruce up medical district neighborhoods

SIU medical students got out of the classrooms and clinics and into the community for the annual Student Day of Service on April 14. Nearly 100 young learners tackled projects in the Springfield
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Cancer survivor, humorist Christine Cashen to speak at Women's Power Lunch April 22

Christine Cashen was already an award-winning author, speaker and humorist when she was diagnosed with Stage 2 cancer in 2020. She recently celebrated her 1-year “cancer-versary” since treatment and

Accessible, quality care for the region

In recent weeks, questions related to access to health care in central Illinois have become loud and pronounced. News stories, legislative hearings, personal testimony and inaccurate information have all contributed to confusion and disagreement about the availability and quality of care in the region.
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SIU medical students, residency programs matched for next phase of training

Medical students at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine learned crucial information about their futures on Friday, March 18. The graduating Class of 2022, along with other medical schools
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Class of 2022 Residency Match Results

STUDENT HOMETOWN SPECIALTY RESIDENCY LOCATION Dominic Aiello Springfield Emergency Medicine U Louisville SOM-KY Zachary Andersen Princeton Orthopaedic Surgery San Antonio Military Medical Center

Health DEPOTS to offer more access, advocacy for better health

The Health DEPOTS program aims to create a safe space for individuals to take charge of their health through improved health literacy and advocacy.