Amid national 'opioid epidemic' methamphetamine often overlooked
A new study shows methamphetamine remains a stubbornly prevalent illicit substance in large swaths of rural America. Findings recently published in JAMA Network Open indicate that methamphetamine is
First Class: Doctors of medical science graduate from SIU School of Medicine
A hooding ceremony celebrated the inaugural class of graduates in SIU's Doctor of Medical Science Program, a 1-year extension of PA education and training for positions of leadership in medical education, administration and disaster preparedness.
Erin Hascup discusses recent investiture, Alzheimer's research
Dr. Erin Hascup, director of the Dale and Deborah Smith Center for Alzheimer's Research and Treatment, sat down with WMAY's Jim Leach to discuss Alzheimer's research.
Hascup named Stark Endowed Chair in Alzheimer's Research
SPRINGFIELD, IL – Erin R. Hascup, PhD, director of the Dale and Deborah Smith Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment, was named the Kenneth Stark Endowed Chair in Alzheimer’s Research at
Carlson named Immunization Champion for Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, Il. - Douglas Carlson, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics, has been named an Immunization Champion for Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health Immunization
SIU Physician Assistants honored in White Coat ceremony
A White Coat ceremony on July 30 marked the 25th anniversary of the Physician Assistant Program at SIU School of Medicine. The event honored 38 new clinicians who had completed physician assistant training.
Traditions Return: Division of Orthopedic Surgery hosts annual lecture
The Division of Orthopedic Surgery was delighted to host the 38th Annual E. Shannon Stauffer Visiting Professor Lectureship at an in-person gathering on June 24, 2022. This year’s visiting professor
SIU General Surgery residency names Melanie Barnard as program director
Melanie Barnard, MD, assistant professor for General Surgery, has been named program director for the SIU General Surgery residency. Barnard is a graduate of the program, with a successful practice
Ask The Expert with Memorial Health - Alzheimer's Disease
Smith Alzheimer's Center Director Erin Hascup, PhD sits down with WTAX's Joey McLaughlin to discuss Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. From how to spot early warning signs of dementia to how