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Crosby appointed Chair of Otolaryngology at SIU Medicine

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Dana Crosby, MD, MPH, has been named chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She is also the director of

Report, Webinar Focus on Impact of COVID-19 and the Opioid Epidemic

SPRINGFIELD, IL – A new report describes the impact of COVID-19 on the existing rural opioid epidemic and identified opportunities to treat opioid addiction and reduce fatalities in rural Illinois.

November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month

In the News November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, helping bring awareness to the progressive brain disease that affects memory, language and thought. Dr. Erin Hascup, director of the Dale and

SIU Medicine to offer COVID-19 vaccines to children 5-11

Beginning the week of Nov. 8, current SIU Medicine patients five years and older are eligible to receive a vaccine to protect them against COVID-19. SIU Center for Family Medicine will be vaccinating
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SIU Medicine opens Post-COVID Recovery Clinic

Most people who get infected with COVID-19 get better within weeks of the illness. Yet studies indicate about 1 in 4 experience lingering post-COVID symptoms. For these individuals, post-COVID issues
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SIU Medicine enrolling patients for clinical study to treat depression

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS, October 18, 2021 – Clinical depression affects more than 17 million people in the United States. Among those afflicted, 1 out of 3 has what is called treatment-resistant
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Report, Webinar Focuses on Impact of COVID-19 and the Rural Health Workforce

SPRINGFIELD, IL – A new report dissects the impact of COVID-19 on the rural health workforce and identifies methods the state can utilize current health workers more efficiently while committing to
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Gastroenterology adds Fellowship program

The SIU Division of Gastroenterology has obtained ACGME accreditation for a new Fellowship program. The achievement has been reached after decades of development. A fellowship is advanced training a
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SIU School of Medicine named a Skin Smart Campus

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has presented SIU School of Medicine (SIU SOM) its Skin Smart Campus Award in recognition of the school’s efforts to educate and protect against the