Online courses offered to improve rural nursing skills
Nurses who provide care for farmers and workers in the agricultural sector can be better prepared for detecting and treating illnesses specific to the industry through a new educational program offered online.
School of Medicine commencement is May 21
SIU School of Medicine will host its 48th Annual Commencement ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 21. Students will receive diplomas at the UIS Performing Arts Center in Springfield.
Farmer mental health initiative highlighted during Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness month and also coincides with the spring planting season.
Gender Equity and Transgender Clinic
According to research from the National Institutes for Health, members of the LGBTQIA community seek care less often due to a variety of socioeconomic factors, discrimination or simply because of fear or feeling not accepted by the medical community.
‘Baby Brenna’ is now a growing girl
Brenna Westlake was born in December 2011 with Harlequin Ichthyosis (HI), a very rare and sometimes fatal skin disease. Babies born with HI lack a protein that moves fats to the skin’s surface layer to create a strong barrier.
Within an operating room, surgeons sometimes notice little things that they wish they could do better. A change that could improve the medical outcome or the patient’s post-op convalescence is not to be ignored.
Clinical care, Alzheimer's programs provide peace of mind
There were few characters more colorful than Joe “Bobo” Beneky. Just like the affectionate nickname might imply, he would do just about anything to elicit a laugh or a smile from anyone nearby.
Trials and Determination: How Clinical Trials Are More Than Just Data
For around two decades, Karen Perrero taught at parochial schools as a science teacher, introducing young students to the world of science. But a few years ago, Karen started to feel a little off.
Meet Oladele (Dickson) Owasoyo
Oladele (Dickson) Owasoyo, PhD, is the newest addition to the research team in the Hascup Labs.