Dr. Sunny Nakae

Kenniebrew speaker: Learning to be an ally is liberating

Sunny Nakae, PhD, offered lessons in empowerment and building skills to “become an ally” at the 2022 Dr. Alonzo Kenniebrew Lecture on February 8. Nakae is senior associate dean for equity, inclusion

Simmons Cancer Institute Summer Internship - Application deadline March 7, 2022

Applications for the 2022 summer lab internships at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine are being accepted through March 7. Four positions will be
Cassie Mattson

Mattson to lead Alumni Affairs at SIU School of Medicine

Alumni Affairs and the Alumni Society provide events and outreach for former and current SIU students. The groups encourage connections with their alma mater and with each other to foster lasting relationships and advance the school’s mission.
Art Express

Smith Alzheimer's Center program Art Express receives donation

Helping those with memory loss and their caregivers showcase their artistic creativity will continue to thrive thanks to a recent donation. Art Express received a $2,000 donation from the Fat Ass 5K
Mary Dobbins and Christopher McDowell

Leading to excellence: Dobbins & McDowell to direct professional development

The SIU Medicine Center for Human and Organizational Potential has announced that Mary Dobbins, MD, and Chris McDowell, MD, will become the new co-directors of the cHOP Leadership and Excellence
Jesse Britz

Losing Sleep Over It: Researching the Link Between Alzheimer's and Circadian Disruption

A pharmacology and neuroscience student at SIU School of Medicine, Jesse Britz, along with Shelley Tischkau, PhD, and the Smith Alzheimer's Center Hascup Labs, recently researched the link between

Caring for the Caregivers

Seefeldt finds Minds in Motion provides support for more than those with memory loss For a long time – four years, in fact – Nancy Seefeldt tried to manage on her own. She and her husband Darrell
Sunny Nakae -Kenniebrew

Lecture & forum to focus on how to become an equity ally

SPRINGFIELD, IL – At work or in public, we sometimes witness microaggressions, disrespect, and racism directed at others. When something happens that goes against our values, there is often palpable

Meet Jennifer Arnold, MD

What brought you to SIU Medicine? I was born in Springfield and spent all of my childhood here, leaving only to go to college, then medical and graduate school. I always knew I wanted to return home