SIU Medicine, Springfield Memorial Foundation announce Endowed Chair of Urology
SIU School of Medicine and Springfield Memorial Foundation are pleased to announce the creation of the Frank and Linda Vala Endowed Chair of Urology.
NPR Illinois' Community Voices: Dr. Erin Hascup
Dr. Erin Hascup, director of the Dale and Deborah Smith Center for Alzheimer's Research and Treatment, sat down with NPR Illinois' Vanessa Ferguson to discuss the latest in Alzheimer's disease on the program, Community Voices.
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
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
Doctor finds care close to home
At the May 2021 SIU commencement, Dr. Rik Constance was noticeably hoarse. As Associate Dean of Students and Admissions, he dutifully read the names of each of the 70 graduates. He also gave a short speech after receiving the belated Distinguished Alumni Award for 2020.
New approaches needed to battle chronic diseases post-COVID
Since early 2020, health care systems around the world have been adapting to the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now deep into its second year, its impact cannot be understated.