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.
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.
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.
January 29, 2019
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?