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February 2019 Civil Service Employee of the Month

February 11, 2019

The Civil Service Employee of the Month for February 2019 is Melissa Smock,  Medical Education Program Specialist, in the Office of Education and Curriculum. 

SIU Surgeon Earns Outstanding Faculty Teacher Award

February 6, 2019

The American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons has named Michael Neumeister, MD, FACS, chair of the Department of Surgery and a professor of surgery at SIU School of Medicine, the organization's first Outstanding Faculty Teacher.

Making Sense of Blood Pressure Results

January 31, 2019

"Great job,” your nurse says. “120/80!” If you’re not quite sure what those numbers mean, you’re not alone. But knowing your numbers and what they mean can go a long way in preventing heart disease and a host of other illnesses.

Hypertension Expert Dr. John Flack Receives ACP Laureate Award

January 10, 2019

Hypertension expert John Flack, MD, MACP, is the recipient of the American College of Physicians Illinois Southern Chapter's highest honor: the Laureate Award. Flack, chair of the Department of Internal Medicine and director of the Hypertension Clinic at SIU Medicine, received the award on  Nov.

Two NIH Grants Boost SIU Alzheimer's Research

November 14, 2018

Alzheimer’s is a devastatingly progressive disease that robs our loved ones of their memories and personalities. Presently 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. By 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 14 million.

Research Studies Seek Participants with Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease

October 31, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease could affect more than 14 million Americans by 2050 if a cure isn’t found, the Alzheimer’s Association reports.

Audiologist Jennifer L. Berry Named "Best of Springfield"

October 31, 2018

SIU Medicine audiologist Jennifer L. Berry, AuD, CCC-A, took the title "Best Audiologist" in the Illinois Times' 2018 Best of Springfield awards.

Study of Green Tea Extract May Yield Key to Hearing Protection for Cancer Patients

October 16, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: If you could take a drug that would help cure your cancer, but it would make you go deaf, would you still take the drug?

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