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.
Located just an hour north of Chicago on 300 acres of woodlands, trails, and meadows along Fish Lake, the camp was originally developed by Dr. David McLone, a neurosurgeon from Lurie Children’s Hospital to serve young people with spina bifida. Then, Loyola Psychology Professor Grayson Holmbeck created the independence intervention.