Population Science article, authors honored for research impact
The American Association for Cancer Research has recognized an article on rural-urban cancer disparities with an award based on its high impact and originality.
Summit to address rural program, policy needs Oct. 27
Rural communities require rural-specific, innovative programs and policies to reverse disparities in access to basic resources, education and educational opportunity. An upcoming event is designed to
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
Hillsboro hospital, SIU Population Science win national rural health award
A collaboration between SIU’s Department of Population Science and Policy and Hillsboro Area Hospital has been recognized for its efforts to improve the health and well-being of residents in rural environments.
Webinar to explore rural health care needs on May 19
The strategies, solutions and policies designed for urban communities are often ineffective for rural communities. Unique rural geography, communities and challenges necessitate a thoughtful approach
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.
Department of Population Science and Policy awarded $250,000 grant to improve health outcomes
Southern Illinois University (SIU) Medicine Department of Population Science and Policy has been awarded $250,000 by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois for work to improve health outcomes in
Report, Webinar Focus on Impact of COVID-19 and the Opioid Epidemic
SPRINGFIELD, IL – A new report describes the impact of COVID-19 on the existing rural opioid epidemic and identified opportunities to treat opioid addiction and reduce fatalities in rural Illinois.
Former HHS Acting Secretary and Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan Joins SIU Medicine Population Science and Policy Advisory Board
Springfield, IL – SIU Medicine Department of Population Science and Policy (PSP), an academic medical department dedicated to improving the social determinants of health in rural and underserved