THE PARKINSON SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND PUBLIC HEALTH seeks to address health disparities, manage and extract data to gain insights into population and individual health, and create health systems and policies to shape the health of generations. Through a variety of research and projects, the goal is to develop greater understanding and identify new approaches, treatments and policies to improve the health of individuals, families, and communities.
Community Equity Response Collaborative
The Community Equity Response Collaborative: Loyola (CERCL) is an interdisciplinary collaborative representing Loyola students, faculty, and staff from public health, medicine, nursing, law, and social work, we advocate for structural and health equity by teaming with Chicago area partners to address pressing community concerns and broad health initiatives ranging from gun violence prevention to mental health.
Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research
The Loyola Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research (CHOIR) educates and engages faculty, health care professionals, resident physicians, and students in the fundamentals of health outcomes research and data-driven health care delivery and outcomes.
LUC Vector Control Research
Since 2010, Dr. Justin Harbison has worked with a local mosquito abatement district to evaluate the pesticides used to control mosquito, including those species that transmit West Nile Virus. The goal of LUC Vector Control Research is to improve Public Health efforts to reduce disease risks associated with mosquitoes and ticks. All Loyola University Chicago students are welcome and If you are interested in being a part of this research please contact Justin Harbison.