Loyola alum Terry Mason (BS '74) is working to improve community health by changing the way we eat
Dr. Terry Mason (BS '74), the chief operating officer of the Cook County Department of Public Health, argues that the biggest threat to our public health is the food on our plates. In this video, Mason talks about the links between nutrition and public health and his efforts—in collaboration with his alma mater—to help people change the way they eat.
DeFrancesco has been at Loyola for less than two years, but he’s already made his mark on campus, across the nation, and worldwide. For nearly two decades, he served as a forensics scientist for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) laboratory in Chicago.
The event reflects the law school’s expanding role as a locus for community dialogue on issues relating to justice, democracy, and the rule of law. Barry Sullivan, Loyola’s Cooney & Conway Chair in Advocacy, and Jessica Droeger, member of panel cosponsor Lawyers for Good Government and a leader of Indivisible Lincoln Square, moderated the discussion.