Valentine bear care at Doll Clinic

Doll Clinic offers children gentle guide to a doctor’s visit

The Doll Clinic is a community service that SIU Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program coordinates annually for SIU Head Start. The host sites alternate every year between Carbondale, Marion and Murphysboro. This year, morning and afternoon sessions were held at SIU Marion Head Start on February 8.
Dr. Shipra Somani with her daughters

SIU Medicine's Donor of the Year, Shipra Somani

Much of Shipra Somani’s life has been guided by the personal adage she quotes often: “If someone has good health and a good mind, they have a moral obligation to give back to people who are less
Harbiger dinner

Alumnus shares perspective from a career of pursuing cures

Dr. Poland has been an outspoken advocate for mandatory flu shots, inspiring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation for all persons over the age of six months to get one.
McFadden

Fund established in McFadden’s honor to further dementia research

Sam McFadden’s curiosity and passion for studying neurodegenerative diseases will live on through the recently established Samuel A. McFadden Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease Research Fund

SIU Medicine introduces MobilePay, a text-to-pay solution for patients

Powered by AthenaHealth and AccessOne, MobilePay allows patients to choose to pay their statement balances directly from their mobile phones without logging into our portal, downloading an app
Kevin Hascup

Hascup Lab, SIUC collaboration to explore new path for Alzheimer’s therapy

A collaboration between neuroscience and engineering will explore a novel approach in reducing formation of plaques commonly found in those with Alzheimer’s. Kevin Hascup, PhD, of the Smith Alzheimer
Alzheimers

Providing hope, quality of life for those with Alzheimer’s

Art Express is one of many programs at the Smith Alzheimer’s Center at SIU Medicine designed to help those with dementia and their caregivers improve their quality of life.
farm tractor field

Health care webinar on November 2 to support farmers facing difficulties

With harvest season underway across the Prairie State, farmers may feel overworked and overlooked. Their mental health can be affected by stress from debt, production costs, equipment and employee