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Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health

Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health

Commencement Ceremony

School of Social Work & Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health Commencement Ceremony held on Wednesday, May 11, 2022.

Congratulations Class of 2022!

The Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. CDT at the Gentile Arena.

Watch a replay of the Baccalaureate Mass celebrated on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 4 p.m. central.
Letter from the Dean

Dear, Class of 2022!

You are called as the next generation of problem-solvers who will improve the health of individuals, communities, and systems of care. As Betty Parkinson, one of the School’s lead benefactors, said: “Bob and I believe that access to quality health care is a right, and good health is the foundation for strong families, individuals, and communities.” Thank you for being part of the solution.

Elaine H. Morrato, DrPH, MPH, CPH
Founding Dean, Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health

2022 Keynote Speaker

Spero Manson, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Psychiatry; Director, Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health; Colorado School of Public Health, Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado


Read Spero Manson's Biography

Parkinson Programming

Monday, May 9, 2022 | 5:00 p.m. CDT: Parkinson Evening of Excellence

PARKINSON EVENING OF EXCELLENCE

Monday, May 9, 2022 | 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. CDT
Students completing a Master of Public Health and/or Master of Science degree will share their capstone projects, engage in scholarly discourse, and learn from fellow students and faculty.  The Evening of Excellence provides an opportunity for students to celebrate their scholarly accomplishments with an interdisciplinary group of faculty and students.  This virtual event is open to all students, faculty and guests of graduating students.  Additional information will be available in early April from Lucia Garcia, Director of Student Affairs, lucgarcia@luc.edu.  
This event will be held virtually via Zoom (registration and Zoom link forthcoming)

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | 5:00 p.m. CDT: Parkinson Celebration of the Magis

PARKINSON CELEBRATION OF THE MAGIS

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. CDT
The Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health acknowledges outstanding Exercise Science, Healthcare Administration, and Public Health students with its annual Magis Awards. Magis is a Latin word meaning "more" or "greater" and is related to the phrase "ad majorem Dei gloriam," the motto of the Society of Jesus and Loyola University Chicago. The awards recognize how honorees are always striving to do better and truly achieve Magis. The Magis Awards recognize Parkinson graduates and their continual drive to learn more and be of service to the greater good. Exemplary undergraduate students will receive several prestigious awards and certificates. Family and friends are welcome to celebrate students’ accomplishments.
Event location: The Rambler Room, Centennial Forum, Lake Shore Campus

Parkinson Class of 2022 Photos

For any Commencement related questions,