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The season is thick with ticks

July 10, 2020

The tick population may be stable this year, most notably in the Midwest and Northeast, but experts warn these creepy crawlers are still worth avoiding.

SIU Family Medicine readies for school physicals, vaccines

July 9, 2020

Even if traditional “back to school” rituals present new questions for parents, public health officials and providers are reminding families that required physicials and immunizations should still be scheduled. Making those appointments now avoids the high demand period in August.

First Class: SIU School of Medicine launches Lincoln Scholars Program

June 24, 2020

Medical students will be based, trained in rural regions

SIU Centers for Family Medicine expands COVID testing to all

June 18, 2020

The SIU Centers for Family Medicine, in coordination with the Illinois Department of Public Health, is expanding access to COVID-19 testing to everyone. Previously, testing was limited to those meeting certain screening criteria.

A Registered Dietitian Shares How to Eat Healthier on a Budget

June 6, 2020

Charlyn Ware, registered dietician in the Department of Internal Medicine, shares her 5 secrets to making the most of what’s in your freezer and pantry, plus her recipe for healthy and flavorful Thai Chicken.

Racism's Threat to Public Health - a Message from the Dean

May 29, 2020

On April 6, 2020, my message to SIU Medicine employees focused on racial inequities in the delivery of health care, racial disparities in health care outcomes, and the overt and implicit systemic racism that lies at the root of these inequities and disparities for African Americans. On that day,

Elective Procedures Resume May 11

May 11, 2020

May 8, 2020

Medical student Jennifer Becker wins national public health award

April 30, 2020

April 30, 2020 – SIU School of Medicine Class of 2020 student Jennifer Becker has been selected to receive a prestigious 2020 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S.

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