Highlights

Dr. Roger Kim Earns Visiting Professorship at Tulane University

January 10, 2019

The Society for Asian Academic Surgeons has selected Roger H. Kim, MD, FACS, as a visiting professor for the 2019-2020 academic year. Kim will deliver the Peter and Meilin Wang SAAS Lectureship, endowed by Dr. Tom Wang, at Tulane University in New Orleans. 

Hypertension Expert Dr. John Flack Receives ACP Laureate Award

January 10, 2019

Hypertension expert John Flack, MD, MACP, is the recipient of the American College of Physicians Illinois Southern Chapter's highest honor: the Laureate Award. Flack, chair of the Department of Internal Medicine and director of the Hypertension Clinic at SIU Medicine, received the award on  Nov.

Two NIH Grants Boost SIU Alzheimer's Research

November 14, 2018

Alzheimer’s is a devastatingly progressive disease that robs our loved ones of their memories and personalities. Presently 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. By 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 14 million.

Research Studies Seek Participants with Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease

October 31, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease could affect more than 14 million Americans by 2050 if a cure isn’t found, the Alzheimer’s Association reports.

Audiologist Jennifer L. Berry Named "Best of Springfield"

October 31, 2018

SIU Medicine audiologist Jennifer L. Berry, AuD, CCC-A, took the title "Best Audiologist" in the Illinois Times' 2018 Best of Springfield awards.

Study of Green Tea Extract May Yield Key to Hearing Protection for Cancer Patients

October 16, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: If you could take a drug that would help cure your cancer, but it would make you go deaf, would you still take the drug?

Medical Students Working with Local Physicians

October 2, 2018

Family physicians in 10 Illinois communities are hosting students from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine October 1–26. The students are participating in the school’s Family Medicine Preceptorship Program.  

'Sexuality After Cancer Treatment' Author to Present at Simmons Cancer Institute

September 20, 2018

Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine and Susan G. Komen Memorial will host an evening with Judy Kneece, nurse and author of “Sexuality After Cancer Treatment, the Guide to Restoring Your Sex Life,” at 6 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI), 315 W.

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