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Death Rates, Racial Equities Worsening in Several US Cities

Study finds an extra 3,804 black individuals die each year in Chicago due to higher death rates than white population.

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		From physics to patient care

From physics to patient care

Parkinson’s Master of Science in Medical Physics program opens enrollment for Fall 2021

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		Using AI to detect Parkinson’s Disease

Using AI to detect Parkinson’s Disease

A conversation with Associate Professor of Health Informatics and Data Science Oguz Akbilgic

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		Dogs Are Mobilizing to Save Their Humans

Dogs Are Mobilizing to Save Their Humans

The Save Da Hoomans™ campaign is about dogs mobilizing to help save their humans from physical and mental health issues so that they can live longer, happier, healthier lives together.

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		Student Perspectives: Conor Deal

Student Perspectives: Conor Deal

Conor Deal talks about his experience in Parkinson's Master of Exercise Science program.

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		Field Notes: Exercise Science

Field Notes: Exercise Science

John Ryan De Leon talks about his experience and journey within the Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health at Loyola University Chicago.

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Student Perspectives: Katherine Graham

Dietetic Internship Program graduate, Katherine Graham, talks how she knew a career in dietetics was for her.

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		Student Perspectives: Natrina Kennedy

Student Perspectives: Natrina Kennedy

Master of Public Health student, Natrina Kennedy, talks about the benefits of studying Public Health at the Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health.

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		Parkinson team wins national case competition

Parkinson team wins national case competition

Three Loyola University Chicago students win the Penn State 2020 Case Competition.

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Health Informatics Seminar Series

“An Under-the-Hood Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks for Epidemiologists and Health Sciences”

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Loyola University Chicago Receives $1.09M Grant to Support COVID-19 Community Outreach, Research

Walder Foundation names Loyola a Chicago Coronavirus Assessment Network (Chicago CAN) grant recipient

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Student Perspectives: Margaux Whitehead

Loyola Chicago student, Margaux Whitehead, talks about what it means to be studying Public Health at Parkinson during COVID-19.

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		Senator Durbin at Loyola

Senator Durbin at Loyola

Senator Dick Durbin joins Loyola in push for better COVID-19 testing support for universities

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Lauren Warnecke on "Talk About the Industry"

Loyola University Chicago's Lauren Warnecke talks about her career in dance, applying the principles of sports science to dancer performance, COVID-19’s effect on the industry and more during her interview with "Talk About The Industry."

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		CHOIR and Health EQ grants focus on projects related to COVID

CHOIR and Health EQ grants focus on projects related to COVID

Loyola University Chicago’s Health EQ Collaborative and Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research (CHOIR) will fund four proposals in 2020, all focusing on COVID-19 research or community engagement and partnerships.

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		Finding resilience and strength from her community during COVID-19

Finding resilience and strength from her community during COVID-19

Mitali Shah, MPH, has been working on the front lines of health care since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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“Por Favor, No Dejas que mi Hermana Muera”: A doctor’s perspective on COVID-19

Elizabeth Stranges wakes up every morning and prepares for the battle against COVID-19. As a chief resident in the Loyola University Chicago Internal Medicine Residency Program, Dr. Stranges risks her health daily to care for our community.

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		Perspectives from the front lines of a public health crisis

Perspectives from the front lines of a public health crisis

Less than two years into their careers at the McHenry County Health Department, Chloe Cavida and Ryan Sachs (MPH ’17) are being challenged to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Beyond Crisis Management

Preparing for what's next in facing COVID-19

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Celebration of the Magis

Recognizing Exercise Science and Healthcare Administration graduates and their constant drive to learn more and be of greater service.

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Evening of Excellence Celebrates Graduates’ Final Projects 

On May 4, 24 students completing a Master of Public Health or Master of Science program will gather in virtual rooms to share their final projects, engage in scholarly discourse and learn from fellow students and faculty.

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		Hidden Heroes

Hidden Heroes

Global pandemic highlights importance of medical laboratory scientists

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		Loyolans for Others

Loyolans for Others

Dietetics interns and nutrition students help provide healthy meals to vulnerable communities.

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		President’s Medallion Recipient

President’s Medallion Recipient

Standout Health Care Administration Student Receives President’s Medallion

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		Hiding in Plain Sight

Hiding in Plain Sight

The medical lab scientist helps run a lab, identify and differentiate cells, and understands pathologies.

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		How climate change affects the spread of Zika

How climate change affects the spread of Zika

Loyola researcher Justin Harbison is among the experts looking at ways to control the spread of mosquito-borne illness.

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		Health Systems Management students give back

Health Systems Management students give back

For Health Systems Management majors, giving back to the community looks a little different from most students’ service-learning projects.

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COVID-19 Study

Study finds patients with end-stage kidney disease in poor urban areas at high risk for COVID-19

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Test, trace, advocate

Colleagues from across Loyola team up to support local communities impacted by COVID-19

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