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Statement in Response to Rational Vaccines' Clinical Trial:

January 22, 2018

In 2015, a start-up company called Rational Vaccines was co-founded by Dr. Halford and Agustin Fernandez independent of SIU. 

HPV: The sexual virus you probably already have

January 16, 2018

Researchers estimate that nearly every sexually active male and female will at some point during their lives, play host to a sexually transmitted illness that can cause everything from genital warts and cervical cancer to neck and oral cancer.

Simmons Cancer Institute Now Accepting Summer Internship Applications

January 16, 2018
Applications for the 2018 summer lab internships at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University Medicine are now being accepted through March 15.

The art of mindfulness: An expert’s 3-step guide to embrace the present

January 8, 2018

Could changing the way you think for a few moments a day lead to a healthier you? SIU Medicine’s certified mindfulness-based stress reduction expert Ruta Kulys says yes! Mindfulness training influences health through stress reduction pathways, which, in turn, leads to improved health.

Medical Students Learning from Local Physicians

January 3, 2018
Family physicians in eight Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine January 2 – 26. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.
 

Medical School Accredited With Commendation for Continuing Medical Education

December 6, 2017

SIU School of Medicine received the distinguished status “Accreditation with Commendation” from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME ®) as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

An Award-Winning Effort to Manage Diabetes

December 5, 2017

A pair of patients at the SIU Endocrinology Clinic celebrated major milestones in November. Springfield resident Matthew Derber, 31, has been living with Type 1 diabetes for 25 years. Julia Lopez, 38, of Chatham, has been monitoring and self-medicating for 28 years.

Fall Prevention with Dr. David Jeong

November 30, 2017

Listen to WMAY's Johnny Molson and SIU Center for Family Medicine's Dr. David Jeong recommend strategies to prevent falls, especially among the elderly.

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