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Class of 2024 Commencement

Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health


Congratulations, Class of 2024!

We are excited to celebrate the newest class of Parkinson graduates. READ MORE

Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health

Loyola's Lake Shore Campus

The Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health was founded on the belief that good health is a fundamental human right, and by which is a foundation for strong individuals, strong families, and strong communities.

With flexible degrees and professional certificates, the Parkinson School provides programs for undergraduate and graduate students and career professionals who seek additional skills or a career change.

Find the Parkinson degree or program that's right for you.


Applied Health Sciences

Advancing health by focusing on disease prevention and wellness promotion, whether in the laboratory or the local neighborhood.

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Healthcare Administration

Developing leaders who can efficiently and ethically manage the delivery of high-quality care to those who need it most.

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Health Informatics and Data Science

Impacting patient outcomes and solving health care’s most complex problems through the application of data and informatics.

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Public Health Sciences

Improving health and health care among diverse populations through research, learning, and community partnerships.

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News and Events

CHOIR Funding Announcement

Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research awards three funding recipients

Funding awarded to three recipients addressing health disparities.

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Back to School
Alumni Spotlight

Back to School

Exercise Science double alumni Stephanie Vazquez and Conor Deal enthusiastic about joining Loyola’s faculty ranks.

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Health Sciences Campus
Press Release

Loyola University Chicago joins new biopharma hub funded by the National Institute of Health

Partnership to help deliver innovative treatments and technologies to patients faster.

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Health Equity Quest 2023
Health Equity Quest

Climate Change and Healthcare Delivery Summit

The 2023 Health Equity Quest, co-hosted by the Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health and MATTER, convened national thought leaders and innovators who are disrupting healthcare delivery through the lens of health equity and sustainability.

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Pamela Xaverius
Faculty Announcement

Pamela Xaverius named inaugural associate dean for research and scholarship

Award-winning researcher will oversee, expand, and strengthen school's research and scholarly activity.

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Parkinson Scholars
School News

2023-24 Parkinson Scholars announced

The Parkinson Scholars represent a group of exceptionally talented students from the school’s Applied Health Sciences, Healthcare Administration, and Public Health Sciences departments.

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An Increasing Demand

Health care jobs are projected to grow 18 percent from 2016 to 2026—faster than the average for all occupations.

 This growth will add about 2.3 million jobs to the sector. The number of people ages 65 and over is expected to be 98 million by 2060, contributing to the expansion of health care needs. Projected growth in employment for specific health care professions:












Called for a Greater Purpose

Called for a Greater Purpose

At the Parkinson School, we empower the next generation of health professionals to address health disparities and create a more equitable future in Chicago and beyond. WATCH VIDEO

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