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Notification of a Potential Data Security Incident

Dear Madam/Sir: The Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, (“SIU”) is providing notice pursuant to 815 ILCS 530/25 in connection with an incident that may have involved the personal information of certain Illinois residents. This notice will be supplemented, if necessary, with any new significant facts discovered subsequent to its submission. While SIU is notifying you of this incident, SIU does not waive any rights or defenses relating to the incident or this notice. NATURE OF THE INCIDENT AND CORRECTIVE ACTIONS TAKEN SIU recently discovered that an unknown, unauthorized third party
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What is epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a common yet frequently misunderstood neurological disorder. SIU Medicine would like to help our community become more educated about the condition. Read on to discover five key things about epilepsy—including what to do if someone has a seizure in front of you. 5 things you may not know about epilepsy 1. Epilepsy is a condition that affects the central nervous system. The brain sends messages throughout the body using chemicals and electrical energy. When a person has epilepsy, they periodically experience over-activity or "misfiring" in the brain's electrical activity. These
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General Internal Medicine

751 N. Rutledge St. 751 N. Rutledge Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
Mon: 7:00 am-4:30 pm
Tue: 7:00 am-7:00 pm
Wed: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Thu: 7:00 am-7:00 pm
Fri: 7:00 am-4:30 pm
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Melissa Schutz, RDN

Dietician / Nutritionist Pediatrics
400 N. 9th Street Suite 4A Springfield, IL 62702
Provider

Emily Kermicle, PA-C

Physician Assistant Family Medicine
2553 Ken Gray Blvd. West Frankfort, IL 62896
Provider

Marit Tweet, MD

Physician Emergency Medicine
Provider

Stephen Holland, MD

Gastroenterologist Gastroenterology
751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
Provider

Hossam AbdelSalam, MD

Pediatric Neurologist Pediatrics
400 N. 9th Street Suite 4A Springfield, IL 62702
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Kyle Fiorito, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist Plastic Surgery
747 N. Rutledge St. 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
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Panniculectomy

Panniculectomy surgery is to remove hanging skin and fat from the lower abdomen to create a smoother abdominal shape. A panniculectomy differs from a tummy tuck in that the abdominal muscles are typically not tightened during a panniculectomy. Common reasons to have panniculectomy surgery If you develop excess skin and fat in the lower abdomen, some of the most common causes are: Age Hereditary Pregnancy Prior surgery Massive weight loss
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