Leaders in their field

A researcher who has discovered a potential alternative to antibiotics. A sports medicine expert who studies risk for injuries in teen athletes. A neuroscientist who is researching how the basic building blocks of the mind influence our well-being.

These are some of the female faculty members who help to make Loyola University Chicago a national leader in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). All have faced challenges in what has traditionally been a male-dominated field, but all have become successful researchers, teachers, and mentors to the next generation. Click the images to read their stories.


of Loyola's STEM degree recipients in 2015-16 were women. Learn more about how Loyola is helping prepare the next generation of women in STEM.