Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health



On behalf of the faculty and staff, we are excited to welcome you to Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health at Loyola University Chicago. Our faculty members are dedicated to working with you to help you achieve both your educational and professional goals. We anticipate you will gain knowledge and develop the necessary skills to become a leading healthcare professional in your area of specialization.

Parkinson graduates will have the ability to use data to improve patient and population health as they strive to improve accessibility and health equity in local communities and beyond. Thank you for choosing us to embark on this exciting journey with. We are thrilled to have you join us in our efforts to make a difference in the world one action at a time. 

New Student Orientations
Please plan on attending a new student orientation. This will provide general information on the school and programs, and introductions to program faculty and staff. More information will be sent in your welcome e-mail.

Parkinson Campuses
Parkinson Programs will include online instruction and hybrid learning on Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus (HSC) and Lakeshore campuses (LSC). More information and detailed overviews on each campus can be found on the HSC Campus Map, and LSC Campus Map.

Health Sciences Campus Library
Parkinson graduate students have access to the online collection of numerous resources at the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Library. This library is a welcoming space with many areas available to study, research, and collaborate with fellow classmates. You also have the option to borrow anatomical models, leisure reading, laptops, and more. Students are more than welcomed to attend library-sponsored events and programming as well.

Research Opportunities
Parkinson offers a variety of research opportunities that give students the ability to explore new approaches to improve the health of individuals, families, and communities. Through the Loyola Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research (CHOIR), faculty, health care professionals, and students are educated and engaged in the fundamentals of health outcomes research and data-driven care delivery and outcomes.


Financial Aid
We encourage you to apply for federal aid as soon as possible.  Be sure to add Loyola's school code (001710) to your application. The FAFSA application must be completed to receive aid. Keep in mind that as a graduate student you are only eligible for student loans. More information regarding the financial aid process can be found on our Financial Aid Office Website. Loyola's Financial Aid Office can also be contacted at (773) 508-7704.