New partnership to combat food insecurities in children
According to the USDA, 10 percent of U.S. households and 12.5 percent of households with children have limited or uncertain access to nutritionally healthy food. Pediatric cardiologist Enas Shanshen
Nurses available to first-time parents in Sangamon County
SIU Medicine is offering personal nurses to qualifying families through the Nurse-Family Partnership of Sangamon County.
Study: Number of children ingesting marijuana edibles spikes
The volume of cases of children accidentally consuming cannabis edibles has grown alarmingly over the past five years, according to a new study in the journal of Pediatrics. Marit Tweet, MD, a medical
New parents-to-be can receive at-home nurse visits
SIU Medicine is offering care to qualifying families through Nurse-Family Partnership of Sangamon County.
SIU medical students give neighborhood children 'Shoes That Fit'
SIU medical students provided athletic shoes to area elementary students to put spring in their steps this winter.
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
'On Par for Pediatrics' charity event invites golfers to help area kids
Children throughout Springfield and surrounding communities are receiving extended medical care, and their families often need extra help paying for lodging, food or transportation. SIU Medicine is
Sangita Basnet receives AWIMS Honor
Mother, Mentor & Medical Leader Sangita Basnet, MD, is a physician, a fighter, and a champion for those in need, both here and abroad. As professor and chief of pediatric critical care at SIU School
Doug Carlson named to COVID-19 IL Task Force
SIU Medicine chair of pediatrics Doug Carlson, MD, was recently named to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Task Force on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated