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LHS-P Special Collections

This guide highlights some of the Special Collections housed at the Library of the Health Sciences in Peoria.

Beverly E. Allen (1939-2020)

photo of Beverly Allen

Beverly E. Allen was the first Branch Librarian at the Peoria School of Medicine.  From 1971-1975, Ms. Allen built the Library from the ground up including the development of collections, staffing, policies, physical space, and services.

UICOMP FYIs and New Releases

WTVP's At Issue

UICOMP and it's faculty, staff, and students have been featured on WTVP's At Issue many times.  Some of these episodes are available online at

  • S35 E02: Advances in Medical Care [2022/07/14]

  • S34 E07: A COVID-19 Update [2021/08/12]

  • S33 E36: Medical Advances in Central Illinois [2021/05/06]

  • S33 E05: UICOMP: 50 Years of Education [2020/07/30]

  • S32 E34: Coronavirus Update Live [2020/04/03]

  • S30 E18: The Growth of Healthcare [2018/02/01]

  • S29 E22: HIV/AIDS: 30 Years of Treatment [2017/02/19]