Dana Crosby

Crosby appointed Chair of Otolaryngology at SIU Medicine

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Dana Crosby, MD, MPH, has been named chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She is also the director of
Dr. Ettema

Doctor finds care close to home

At the May 2021 SIU commencement, Dr. Rik Constance was noticeably hoarse. As Associate Dean of Students and Admissions, he dutifully read the names of each of the 70 graduates. He also gave a short speech after receiving the belated Distinguished Alumni Award for 2020.
3D Print

The Imagineering Lab

In 2016, orthopedic surgery resident David Tapscott, MD, approached library instructor Karli White with an unusual request. He asked if the library’s 3D printer could adequately render a model of a

SIU Medicine opens new thyroid clinic - July

SIU Medicine is now offering multidisciplinary care for thyroid or parathyroid conditions through the SIU Thyroid Clinic. The thyroid gland releases hormones that help to regulate metabolism, growth
Personal Protective Equipment

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

December 2019 Patient Experience Highlight

SIU Medicine’s December 2019 patient experience highlight recognizes Sandra Ettema, MD, Department of Otolaryngology. Informing patients and their families of a terminal illness is not something that

ENT surgeon named fellow of Triological Society

The American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society, Inc., better known as the Triological Society, has named SIU Medicine surgeon Sandra Ettema, MD, PhD, CCC/SLP, a fellow of its 124

SIU Resident, Nnenna Ezeilo, MD wins best poster award

Dr. Nnenna Ezeilo, SIU’s Otolaryngology Head and Neck Resident, was awarded the Best Poster in the Endocrine Category at the American Head and Neck Society (AHNS) meeting that was held during the

Sandra Ettema inducted into the Triological Society

Congratulations to Dr. Sandra Ettema, SIU's Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgeon, for the distinguished honor of being inducted into the Triological Society on May 3, 2019 at the Combined