Drain for the Cure check presentation

Springfield Plastics donates $137K to Simmons Cancer Institute

Springfield Plastics made its annual donation to Simmons Cancer Institute through its Drain for the Cure fundraiser at a check presentation on December 12. “We are proud to have such a generous
Photo of vascular surgery

SIU Vascular Surgery names Dr. Khalil Qato as Residency Program Director

Dr. Khalil Qato has been named program director of the Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency at SIU School of Medicine. Dr. Qato recently joined the SIU Vascular Surgery faculty as an assistant
Nurse-Family Partnership

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.
Shoe fitting at Enos 2022

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.
Radon distro

Simmons Cancer Institute provides radon testing for area homes

Radon is an invisible gas that can enter homes through cracks in the floors or walls. It causes more than 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the U.S. As part of SIU's autumn cancer prevention
Dr. Daugherty flexes the banked hand

Innovative technique saves man's hand

After a farming accident, reconstructive surgeon Tim Daugherty saved a man's hand through "ectopic banking," a first in the Midwest.
Stepping Up

Like one of the family

Through Smith Alzheimer's Center outreach programs, participants have found camaraderie, compassionIt didn’t take Chris Burns long to realize he found something special.Looking for more resources to

Meet Lindsey Teefey

Lindsey Teefey leads Stepping Up, an exercise-based program from the Smith Alzheimer's Center. After growing up in Anna, Ill., and graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Lindsey
Taste of Carbondale 2022

Taste of Carbondale 2022

Do spring rolls, ribs, desserts, and great company while learning about Family Medicine sound appealing? The Family Medicine Interest Group and the Taste of Carbondale Event is just what you are