Simmons Cancer Institute cross-dept. team publishes endometrial cancer study findings
A team of SIU medical research scientists recently had their cancer study results published in a special issue of the international, peer-reviewed, open access journal Life.
Accessible, quality care for the region
In recent weeks, questions related to access to health care in central Illinois have become loud and pronounced. News stories, legislative hearings, personal testimony and inaccurate information have all contributed to confusion and disagreement about the availability and quality of care in the region.
Health DEPOTS to offer more access, advocacy for better health
The Health DEPOTS program aims to create a safe space for individuals to take charge of their health through improved health literacy and advocacy.
Farm health helpline & service now available statewide
Farming is a challenging and sometimes dangerous business. Weather, machinery, logistics and livestock can cause difficulties within a day’s work. Yet these can pale next to the concerns and stress
We welcome everyone into our care
SIU Medicine’s Chair of Psychiatry Kari Wolf, MD, issued the following statement in response to recent actions in state government and academia. At SIU Medicine, equity is a core value. That means
Masks mandatory for health care sites
Masks continue to be required for all visitors and patients in health care settings, despite recent changes to guidance from state and federal officials that apply to other community areas.
Institute for Plastic Surgery opens office in Decatur
The Institute for Plastic Surgery has partnered with Decatur Memorial Hospital to expand its services to Macon County and the surrounding area. Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Michael Rueubhausen
Vidhya Prakash new associate dean, CMO at SIU Medicine
Vidhya Prakash, MD, has been appointed to the dual position of chief medical officer and associate dean of clinical affairs and population health at SIU Medicine. Prakash will begin her duties on
Simmons Cancer Institute Summer Internship - Application deadline March 7, 2022
Applications for the 2022 summer lab internships at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine are being accepted through March 7. Four positions will be