Highlights

Faculty Win “Innovator of the Year” Awards

April 12, 2018

Several Southern Illinois University Medicine faculty were among those honored as "Innovators of the Year" during the inaugural Illinois Capital Innovation Competition.

Clinical Study to Test New High Blood Pressure Treatment

April 5, 2018

Research trial enrolling hypertension patients

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.

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.

Indulge in Wine & Chocolate at Culinary Medicine Class

March 1, 2018

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

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.
 

Heart-mouth connection

February 26, 2018

Doctors and dentists agree: Oral health isn’t just important for staving off halitosis. It’s also a good indicator of what’s going on in other areas of the body, like your heart.

American Heart Month: Good Eating for Happy Hearts

February 15, 2018

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the US. These new heart healthy recipes will warm your heart and shake up the winter blahs.

SIU physician prepared for an Olympic task

February 8, 2018

David Jeong, MD, has achieved an impressive goal this month: He’s made it to the Olympics.

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