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Illinois Senior Olympics Named 2014 OCI Foundation Chip In Fore Charity $20,000 Grant Winner

The Orthopedic Center of Illinois Foundation (OCIF) today announced that Illinois Senior Olympics was selected to receive $20,000 as the beneficiary for the 11th Annual OCIF Open: Chip in fore Charity. The community impact grant will be funded through proceeds from the OCIF annual golf outing scheduled for September 15 at Illini Country Club. “We [...]

By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Memorial Medical Center, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Among Nation’s “Most Wired” Hospitals

Two Memorial Health System hospitals have been named among the nation’s most wired hospitals in the Hospital & Health Networks’ 16th annual Health Care’s Most Wired Survey. The hospitals are Memorial Medical Center in Springfield and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. The survey is an industry-standard benchmark study that measures the level of information [...]

By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Memorial Employees Donate Nearly $250,000 to Annual Campaign

Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 26th annual employee giving campaign raised nearly $250,000 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System. MASH (Memorial Annually Supports Health) is the Foundation’s second largest annual fundraiser. MASH dollars support patient care, education and research at Memorial. A total of 863 employees gave $245,680 during the [...]

By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Rauschkolb Appointment

Paula Rauschkolb, D.O., has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology. In addition, as director of neuro-oncology, she will collaborate with the Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU in both clinical and research capacities. She also is a member of SIU HealthCare, the medical [...]

By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Free Seminar on Back Problems

Memorial Medical Center will host a free seminar on common back disorders and benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery at 6 p.m. Monday, June 30, in the Carpenter Conference Center. The program will feature Dr. Joseph Williams, an Orthopedic Center of Illinois physician, and will cover the following topics: stenosis, low back pain, disc herniations, [...]

By |June 16th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

SIU Med School Announces Honor Society Members

Fifteen new members have been inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. They were inducted at the spring banquet for SIU’s Eta chapter at the spring banquet May 16 at Panther Creek Country Club. Newly elected students from the Class of 2015 are: [...]

By |June 16th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Relay for Life, June 21-22

For the organizing committee and volunteers who have been planning and working since January, it's impossible to believe that Relay For Life of Sangamon and Menard Counties is almost here! The event begins with an opening ceremony at 6 pm Saturday, June 21, at Lincoln Land Community College. Relay For Life continues through the night [...]

Faculty changes at St. John’s College of Nursing

The St. John’s College Board recently voted to approve the promotion of three faculty members. Judy Shackelford, RN, PhD, has been promoted to full professor. Dr.  Shackelford teaches courses in medical-surgical nursing and leadership. She led the development of the college Department of Continuing Education, which was recently accredited with Distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission and was [...]

By |June 9th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

St. John’s College scholarship recipient

          St. John’s College faculty member Julie Varns is a PhD student and was recently named a Jonas Scholar. Founded in 2006, the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence’s mission is to improve health care through nursing and it makes grants that advance scholarship, leadership and innovation fostering new partnerships across the [...]

By |June 9th, 2014|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments
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