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.
School of Social Work Professor Maria Vidal de Haymes, PhD, hit two milestones in 2017. This year marks her 25th year of teaching at Loyola as well as the honor of being named Faculty Member of the Year.
Eating healthy starts with picking the right foods from grocery store shelves, but what happens when the options in the aisles are much more limited? Joanne Kouba, PhD, RDN, LDN, associate professor and director of Niehoff’s dietetics education programs; and Annemarie Cahill (BSN ’98, MSN ’06), FNP, MSN, RN, clinical nursing instructor; sent a group of 20 dietetic, nursing, and medical students from Loyola to find out.