Communications

2017

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September Administrative Updates and Events

September 21, 2017

The academic year is now well underway and it has been exciting to see our entire community come together over the past month at events such as Faculty Convocation, the White Coat Ceremony, and the Senator Durbin press conference in support of our DACA status students. I continue to be proud of how our faculty, staff, and students live out our Jesuit, Catholic mission and come together with dignity and respect to tackle the most complex issues. Read more.


Supporting Our Undocumented Students

September 5, 2017

A community message was distributed to students regarding the rescission of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The e-mail from John Pelissero, PhD, and Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FNAP, FAAN, reaffirmed the University's support of all students and included resources and information for undocumented students and the wider campus community. Read more.


Spring Health Sciences Administrative Updates

May 5, 2017

As we prepare for commencement and the end of the academic year, I want to take a moment to reflect on all our achievements this past year and thank you all again for your commitment to Loyola. Read more.


Reminder: Town Hall Wednesday at 4 p.m.

April 25, 2017

As a reminder, the Health Sciences Town Hall will take place tomorrow Wednesday, April 26 at 4 p.m. in the Center for Translational Research and Education auditorium. Read more.


Weekend of Excellence 2017

April 11, 2017

Since 2011, Loyola University Chicago has celebrated and showcased its current students during the month of April as part of a tradition known as the Weekend of Excellence. Read more.


Invitation to Faculty Receptions Hosted by the President and Provosts

April 10, 2017

We are writing to invite you to join us at a reception for faculty this spring. Read more.


Steve A. N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, Appointed Dean of the Stritch School of Medicine

March 17, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Steve A. N. Goldstein, MD, PhD, has been named dean of the Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Goldstein will join Loyola on May 1, 2017. Read more.


Opportunities for Civic Engagement and Civil Discourse

March 16, 2017

At the beginning of the semester, Dr. Rooney called on our community to increase our civic engagement and to model civil discourse, which is particularly important in light of our current political climate. Read more.


Innovating for our Academic Future

February 27, 2017

During academic year 2015-16, each dean and school was involved in the development of new academic plans to enhance the student learning environment, anticipate market trends and evolving educational needs, and increase revenue through enrollment growth. Read more.


Political Activities - Guidelines and Reminders

February 9, 2017

No matter where you stand on an issue, the current national political landscape has made it difficult to honor our collective effort to “Respect the Conversation.” Read more.


Executive Order Suspending Entry into the U.S. of Individuals from Seven Countries

February 2, 2017

Earlier this week, Loyola President Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, issued a community message representing the University’s commitment to welcome all individuals, regardless of faith tradition, national origin, or immigration status, as a response to President Donald Trump’s Executive Order issued on Friday, January 27. Read more.


Angela Carrico named Interim Human Research Protections Director

January 10, 2017

I want to first take a moment to thank Elaine Fluder, RN, MSN, for her many years of service to Loyola and its research enterprise. Elaine’s last day was January 4. Read more.


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2016

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December Updates and Christmas Wishes

December 13, 2016

Reflecting back on 2016, I want to thank you for our many shared successes from contributing to the University’s Strategic Plan 2020 to preparing for both our Niehoff and Stritch accreditation visits to a successful opening of the Center for Translational Research and Education. Read more.


Ensuring Research Can Continue Over the Holiday Break

December 6, 2016

You should have recently received a message from Dr. Rooney and Human Resources announcing the University will be closed the entire week following Christmas, December 26-30. We understand that our work in research sometimes cannot stop. Read more.


November Administrative Updates

November 21, 2016

November is a month to give thanks and I first want to express my gratitude to each and every one of you for your time and dedication to Loyola. I know that we have a strong community of faculty, staff, and students who will together advance our position in health sciences education, practice, and research. Read more.


Reminder: St. Albert's Day Events Today

November 3, 2016

Today is the 37th Annual St. Albert’s Day, our campus-wide celebration of research. Read more.


Vice Provost for Research Search Update

October 24, 2016

As our search for a new vice provost for research of the Health Sciences Division gets underway, I wanted to make you aware of the members of the search committee. Read more.


Terry Light, MD, named interim dean of the Stritch School of Medicine

October 20, 2016

I am pleased to announce that Terry Light, MD, has been named interim dean of the Stritch School of Medicine, effective January 1, 2017.  Read more.


Health Sciences Town Hall Reminder; Administrative Updates

October 7, 2016

In an effort to keep you informed about our Health Sciences Division priorities and operating objectives, I will be hosting a town hall on Wednesday, October 12 at 4 p.m. in the Center for Translational Research and Education auditorium. Read more.


Colleen Fitzgerald, MD, MS, named medical director of the Clinical Research Office

October 6, 2016

I am pleased to announce that Colleen M. Fitzgerald, MD, MS, has been named the medical director for the Health Sciences Division Clinical Research Office. Read more.


Amy G. Day named Associate Vice President of Development

September 27, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Amy G. Day has been named Associate Vice President of Development for the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division and Vice President, Development for the Loyola University Health System. She will be joining the organization on October 10, 2016. Read more.


Leadership Search

September 6, 2016

Searches are underway for a new vice provost for research of the Health Sciences Division. Read more.


Leadership Search

August 31, 2016

The search is underway for a new Stritch School of Medicine dean.  Read more.


Invitation to Meet President Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD

August 3, 2016

I am writing to invite you to a meet and greet with Loyola University Chicago President Jo Ann Rooney, JD, LLM, EdD, on Thursday, August 11 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Cuneo Center/Stritch School of Medicine atrium.  Read more.


Stritch School of Medicine Dean Search

June 30, 2016

Earlier this summer, Dr. Linda Brubaker, Dean of Stritch School of Medicine and Chief Diversity Officer, shared with our campus that she is transitioning out of her leadership role effective December 31, 2016.  Read more.


Message from the Health Sciences Provost

May 24, 2016

I wanted to share with you that Dr. Linda Brubaker, Dean of Stritch School of Medicine and its Chief Diversity Officer, has decided to transition out of her leadership role effective December 31, 2016. Read more.


Center for Translational Research and Education Open House

April 8, 2016

This month our campus will celebrate the opening of the Center for Translational Research and Education. This is an exciting time for our campus and division as we build on our reputation as a cutting-edge research institution. Read more.


You're Invited: Health-EQ Conference

March 18, 2016

Loyola recently announced its new university strategic plan titled, Plan 2020: “Building a More Just, Humane, and Sustainable World.” It places a significant emphasis on promoting transdisciplinary collaboration for solutions to community health disparities. Read more.


Invitation to Faculty Reception Hosted by Dr. John Pelissero and Dr. Margaret Faut Callahan

February 5, 2016

We are writing to invite you to join us at a reception for faculty in February. This event will offer us an opportunity to socialize and enjoy camaraderie with colleagues. Read more.


Join Us for the Faculty and Staff Opinion Survey Results Info Session

January 26, 2016

Results of the 2015 Faculty and Staff Opinion Survey will be presented on Tuesday, February 2 at 3 p.m. in Cuneo Center, Tobin Hall. Read more.


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2015

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A Thank You and Christmas Greeting

December 21, 2015

In the spirit of the Christmas season, we’d like to take the time to thank you for your commitment to Loyola University Chicago and the Health Sciences Division this year. Our division saw many changes in 2015 and as we reflect on this past year, we are most grateful for your many contributions and dedication to our students. Read more.


Health Sciences Organizational Updates; Invite for Open Dialogue

October 12, 2015

As we move forward in the academic year and work to enhance the success of the Health Sciences Division (HSD), we’d like to take the time to update you on recent organizational changes. Read more.


The Year Ahead for the Health Sciences Division

September 14, 2015

Last week marked my second week as provost for the Health Sciences Division at Loyola. I have quickly experienced a very welcoming community and one true to its mission rooted in Catholic, Jesuit traditions. Read more.


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