Butterfly release to honor loved ones, celebrate survivors on June 3
Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU School of Medicine will host its 15th Annual Butterfly Release at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, in the Thomas Garden of Hope, 315 W. Carpenter St., Springfield.
Humorist Kay Frances to speak at Women's Power Lunch April 28
Author and humorist Kay Frances will provide laughter and tips to "lighten up, stress less and take care of ourselves” at the Women’s Power Lunch on April 28 in Springfield.
Simmons Cancer Institute hosting Denim & Diamonds gala on Oct. 8
Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University will host its 22nd annual Denim & Diamonds fundraiser at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 8, at the Crowne Plaza Springfield, 3000 S. Dirksen
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
Vala family, Memorial Health gift $2M to create endowment at SIU
Local business owners and philanthropists Frank and Linda Vala have established an endowed chair to support research and training in urology at SIU School of Medicine.
SIU School of Medicine welcomes Class of 2025 with White Coat ceremony
A White Coat ceremony on Friday, August 13, celebrated the 83 men and women in the Class of 2025 pursuing a medical degree at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. A gathering of family and
Virtual Butterfly Release to honor loved ones, support cancer research
The emergence of a butterfly is a sign of the renewal of life and its flight symbolizes freedom and happiness. Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU School of Medicine's release of butterflies is a
April 4 is SIU School of Medicine Day in Illinois
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has proclaimed April 4, 2020, as Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Day. The honor is in recognition of SIU's 50th anniversary and its contributions to the
COVID-19 Update: Personal protective equipment donations needed for health care workers
At the request of HSHS Illinois (including HSHS St. John’s Hospital and HSHS Medical Group), Memorial Health System, Springfield Clinic and SIU Medicine, Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach will start