“Many of our clients are young mothers who don’t have all the resources they need, so we’re able to help.” Nurse Lisa Homeier makes herself available 24/7, so “we can talk like we’re sisters.”
For adults over 60, the center’s three primary care physicians are all experienced geriatricians, specially trained to provide care for an aging population.
I met Jennifer Hammonds, LCSW, when I was in high school in West Frankfort, Ill., through her work on SIU School of Medicine’s Care-A-Van – a school health clinic on wheels that serves high schools in
Community health worker Nicol Moore met Amber Hinkle, 41, during a 2021 neighborhood celebration in Comer Cox Park. Amber had chronic leg pain and had become discouraged with her physician. “I’d bring
Community activist, local school board member and SIU Medicine deputy director Erica Austin will model at this year's New York Fashion Week in September at the (R)Evolution fashion show. Austin, who recently underwent breast cancer surgery, will walk the runway for Dana Donofree, a breast cancer survivor and the designer and founder of AnaOno, an international intimates clothing line for women with breast cancer.
Tickets and sponsorships are available for this year's Denim & Diamonds benefiting Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU Medicine on Saturday, October 14 at the Crowne Plaza.
Helping those with dementia express themselves through artistic creativity will flourish thanks to a recent donation. Art Express received a $3,000 donation from the 2023 Fat Ass 5K & Street Party for
SIU Medicine is pleased to announce all SIU Center for Family Medicine providers and locations will participate in Humana Medicare and Humana MMAI plans starting August 1, 2023. Currently, this is
Senator Dick Durbin held a news conference at SIU's Simmons Cancer Institute to discuss the shortage of life-saving drugs for cancer patients. Last month, Durbin urged the FDA to use the agency’s authority to immediately address the ongoing shortage.