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SIU Med Students Sponsor 5k to Benefit M.E.R.C.Y. Communities

March 26, 2018

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine students will sponsor the Annual Junaia P. Carter, MD 5k Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, at Washington Park in Springfield. Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m.

Endometriosis: For one SIU researcher, it’s not just work, it’s personal

March 23, 2018

Endometriosis sufferer Dr. Andrea Braundmeier-Fleming talks about her personal history with the disease and how she is dedicating her career in biomedical research to helping other women with endometriosis pain.

Simmons Cancer Institute to Provide Free Oral Cancer Screenings

March 21, 2018

Head and neck cancer can be a devastating diagnosis, says Arun Sharma, MD, assistant professor of surgery at SIU Medicine. But if diagnosed at an early stage, patients have an 80 percent survival rate, according to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance.

SIU Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match

March 16, 2018

SIU Med Students, Residency Programs Meet Their Match

Seniors learn the results of the National Resident Matching Program

Regular PSA Screenings Catch Prostate Cancer for Petersburg Man

March 9, 2018

“I can’t have cancer. That’s somebody else,” thought Richard Dennis when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Dennis, a retired Petersburg resident, had been active his entire life, walking two to three miles a day and working in his yard.

Innovation Competition Awards Taking Nominations

March 8, 2018

UIS, Innovate Springfield & SIU Medicine to host inaugural event celebrating research, health care, others

 

Indulge in Wine & Chocolate at Culinary Medicine Class

March 1, 2018

http://www.siumed.edu/cpdHealth professionals can register now for March 21 session

Free Cancer Screenings Available March 24

February 28, 2018
Physicians from Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at SIU Medicine will provide free cancer screenings at Hillsboro Area Hospital (HAH), 1200 East Tremont in Hillsboro on Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. to noon.
 

NIH Grants Boost Research on Depression, Endometriosis Treatments

February 27, 2018
Two scientists at SIU School of Medicine’s Department of Physiology have received federal funding to develop more effective therapies to treat two major health problems: depression and endometriosis.
 

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