March 26, 2015

Support CHDMM, community outreach at 2015 ABC Invitational April 2

The Center for Health Disparities and Molecular Medicine (CHDMM) presents its annual Apprenticeship Bridge to College (ABC) Invitational 2015 Thursday, April 2. The event is part of the selection process for the ABC program that provides high...
March 26, 2015

SIMS welcomes new director

Students for International Mission Service (SIMS) welcomes a new director: Ed Drachenberg. For more information about Mr. Drachenberg, see the memo below.
March 26, 2015

Take the Loma Linda Bicycle Project survey

The Loma Linda Bicycle Project is an effort to make Loma Linda a more bicycle friendly campus and town. To better gauge the needs of the community, the project is soliciting opinions from Loma Linda University faculty, staff and students, as well as
March 25, 2015

Sabbath school to present a new view of the Sanctuary doctrine March 28

The Roy Branson and Friends Sabbath School class will focus on "Sanctuary for the Vulnerable" Sabbath, March 28. David Larson, PhD, will present a fresh understanding of the Sanctuary, what is considered the most distinctive major doctrine...
March 25, 2015

No fooling: Humor and laughter can improve your life (April 1)

Dr. Lee Berk and Dr. Gurinder Bains will present a workshop titled "Humor & Laughter: Effects on Learning, Creativity & Quality of Life" as part of the Wil Alexander Wholeness Series Wednesday, April 1. This workshop will demonstrate how humor...
April 19, 2015

My Campus (April 19)

Featuring LLU students. Mentor high school students while sharing about health careers. Sign up today at Enter SSCREENS15 in step 8 for a raffle entry. Need more info? Call 909-651-5011 or email (Sunday, April 19, 3:30 pm–6:30 pm; Wong Kerlee International Conference Center)
March 20, 2015

Manage voluntary deductions in PeoplePortal

Employees can now manage voluntary, charitable deductions through PeoplePortal to Ronald McDonald House and United Way--and soon to Loma Linda University Health. For more information, see the attachment below.
March 19, 2015

Religion, Public Health faculty examine Sabbath, Society March 21

Dr. Roy Branson and Dr. Joan Sabaté will discuss "The Sabbath Transforming Society" in the Roy Branson and Friends Sabbath School class Sabbath, March 21. The series of dialogues exploring Adventist Faith and Public Health has already focused on...
March 5, 2015

CAPS seeks volunteers to help teach water safety

TIGERS Water Safety, a program sponsored by Community-Academic Partners in Service (CAPS), needs volunteers to help with gate check-in, swim class assistance and programming April 21, 23, 28 and 30. Sign up at For...
February 26, 2015

Study on gamification, motivation and physical activity seeks participants

Sedentary adults are invited to participate in a study titled "The Impact of Gameful Design on Sedentary Adults' Motivation for Physical Activity and Physical Activity Levels." Prospective participants must be between 25 and 44 and currently not...
February 26, 2015

SBAR Memo: Corporate Compliance Department Electronic Forms

To: LLUH Workforce From: Corporate Compliance Date: February 23, 2015 Subject: Corporate Compliance Department Electronic Forms S (Situation) As an enhanced service to all staff, the Compliance department now provides an online option to...
December 18, 2014

CAPS Christmas Fiesta reaches out to San Bernardino children

Each year, Community-Academic Partners in Service (CAPS) hosts a Christmas Fiesta that brings together the Loma Linda University and the San Bernardino communities to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. This year's Christmas Fiesta took...
November 12, 2014

Local high school students learn about health careers at My Campus event

At the latest My Campus event, 47 high school students from around the Inland Empire came to Loma Linda University to learn about careers in health care. The Sunday, Nov. 2, event highlighted career options available from the School of Allied...
October 23, 2014

Partial Solar Eclipse on October 23, 2014 Learn how to Safely View Eclipse

Never look directly at the sun. View the eclipse safely by using proper protective equipment or by following the techniques described.
October 16, 2014

Remember victims of domestic violence Oct. 22

To commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Task Force will host a vigil for victims of domestic violence Wednesday, Oct. 22. The event is an opportunity for the community to come together to remember
October 16, 2014

Bioethics center begins film series with screening of 'Contagion' Oct. 22, 23

The Center for Christian Bioethics kicks off its 2014-2015 Ethics in Great Films series with a screening of "Contagion" Wednesday, Oct. 22, and Thursday, Oct. 23. The film's ethical questions are timely: In "Contagion," a lethal airborne virus...
October 16, 2014

Newsgram (Oct. 16)

Read the Oct. 16 edition of Newsgram.
September 25, 2014

Study on gamification, motivation and physical activity seeks participants

A new research project titled "The Impact of Gameful Design on Sedentary Adults' Motivation for Physical Activity and Physical Activity Levels" seeks sedentary adults to participate. "The concept of gamification has shown potential for...
October 1, 2014

Special Basic Sciences Seminar

"Oxygenation and Hypoxia as Markers of Disease and Injury in the Brain" presented by Jeffrey F. Dunn, Ph.D., professor in the departments of radiology, physiology and pharmacology, and clinical neuroscience, University of Calgary. Hosted by... (Wednesday, October 1, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm; Risley Hall Amphitheater)
August 21, 2014

Get appointment reminders by text message

Loma Linda University Health offers appointment reminder text messages. Text LLUHealthAppt to 622622 to receive a confirmation from TeleVox, our text message provider. Standard text messages rates will apply. There is no charge from LLUH or...
August 7, 2014

Public Health launches new website

The Loma Linda University School of Public Health has released a new website. Although the address is the site's design and focus have been shifted to orient and educate prospective students. The new website is also a...
May 29, 2014

Candy or medicine? Pharmacy APhA chapter teaches children medicine safety

The Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy's chapter of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) partnered with the Youth Rx Abuse Program to participate in the Loma Linda University Children's Hospital Children's Day Wednesday, May 7. More...
May 15, 2014

LLUH's 'Life on the Line' to air on KVCR-TV beginning May 21

"Life on the Line," Loma Linda University Health's first nationally aired TV show, will begin airing on public television station KVCR Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m. starting May 21. Narrated by host journalist Lisa Ling and...
May 8, 2014

LLU employees: Deadline for health plans signup is May 15

As the new Loma Linda University Health Plan year approaches, eligible employees must re-enroll in one of two health plans to maintain or begin coverage. There are two plan options: the enhanced version of the current medical plan is now...
April 24, 2014

Pharmacy introduces new community residency

The Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy will launch a new residence program in July 2014 focused on long-term care, compounding, travel vaccination/immunization and durable medical equipment. The new PGY1 community pharmacy residency is only...
April 17, 2014

San Bernardino Symphony to perform on campus in May

The concert, free to the public, will feature music by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff, including a special performance by a renowned piano soloist.
April 17, 2014

School of Medicine alumna passes; memorial service to be held April 28

It is with great sadness that the Loma Linda University Campus Chaplains announce the passing of Dr. Teleka Cassandra Patrick. She will be remembered as brilliant, beautiful and highly accomplished. Dr. Patrick, a native of Queens, N.Y.,...
April 10, 2014

Allied Health Homecoming weekend features special events, CE opportunities May 1-4

The School of Allied Health Professions will celebrate its 18th Annual Homecoming and Continuing Education Convention May 1 through 4.

March 31, 2014

Psychology education pioneer passes

It is with great sadness and fond memories that the Loma Linda University School of Behavioral Health announces the passing of Dr. Peter Strutz--colleague, mentor, academic and friend. Dr. Strutz was well known for his role at Loma Linda...
February 19, 2014

LLUH employees: Update emergency contact information in PeoplePortal

Beginning Monday, March 10, Loma Linda University Health employees will use PeoplePortal to manage emergency contact information. Currently employees must update emergency contact information in both PeoplePortal and myLLU. The transition to...
February 13, 2014

New LLUP 'Servant God' book signing event March 9

Authors of "Servant God: The Cosmic Conflict Over God's Trustworthiness" will sign copies of the book at the Redlands Barnes and Noble store Sunday, March 9. The book, published by the Loma Linda University Press, makes the case that God's...
February 6, 2014

Mammoth resort offers special deal to LLU

Mammoth Mountain resort has extended an offer with special savings to all Loma Linda University employees and students Feb. 20 through Feb. 25. Stay in the Mammoth Mountain Inn, slopeside at the Main Lodge, for rates starting at $130 per night....
January 27, 2014

'Evening Rounds' now available at LLU Bookstore,

"Evening Rounds"--a devotional book composed of stories by students, alumni, faculty and friends of the Loma Linda University School of Medicine--is now available in paperback, hardcover and Kindle versions. Sequel to the 2009 devotional book...
January 9, 2014

Medicine presents 'Evening Rounds' devotional

The Loma Linda University School of Medicine has released its second devotional book, "Evening Rounds," sequel to the 2009 devotional book "Morning Rounds." A compilation of 365 stories written by students, alumni, faculty and friends of the...
December 18, 2013

2014 Allied Health graduating class celebrated at 'hoodie' ceremony

The Loma Linda University School of Allied Health Professions dean's and alumni offices partnered to establish a new tradition to recognize the school's graduates: the Senior "Hoodie" Ceremony. With more than 500 students comprising the...
December 12, 2013

Parking Department to relocate to new parking structure offices

The Loma Linda University Parking Department will move to a new office in the new West Hall parking structure. The new office is located on the southeast corner of the lower level, just past the elevators. To prepare for the move, the current...
December 5, 2013

SAHP dean receives ASAHP pluralism award

Dr. Craig Jackson, dean of the Loma Linda University School of Allied Health Professions, received the Cultural Pluralism Award at the 2013 Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) Conference in October. The Cultural Pluralism...
November 11, 2013

Screening of 'Girl Rising' highlights importance of education Nov. 14

"Girl Rising," a feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to transform societies, presents the remarkable stories of nine girls around the world, told by celebrated writers and voiced by renowned actors. Join...
November 14, 2013

Wholeness series passes 'Wisdom for Living' Nov. 20

Jim Greek, D.Min., will facilitate a panel discussion during a workshop titled "The Foxfire Effect: The Art of Passing Forward Wisdom for Living," part of the Wil Alexander Wholeness Series, Wednesday, Nov. 20. Dr. Greek, director of chaplain...
November 14, 2013

'Jude--Faith Again for the First Time' continues study of NT Minor Prophets Nov. 16

Bernard Taylor, professor of religion at Loma Linda University, will discuss "Jude--Faith Again for the First Time" Sabbath, Nov. 16. The one-chapter book of Jude is the next-to-the last book of the New Testament and continues the Roy Branson and...
November 18, 2013

Department of Preventive Medicine Distinguished Speaker Series

The department of preventive medicine, as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series, presents Joan Sabaté, Ph.D., Dr.P.H., who will present "Nut Consumption and Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes--Epidemiologic Evidence." Accreditation Statement:... (Monday, November 18, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm; Cutler Amphitheater)
October 23, 2013

CrossTraining Bible study helps men find Biblical answers to tough questions

What's the definition of a man? How does God want to equip men to serve and follow Him? Join CrossTraining Tuesdays from noon to 12:50 p.m. in the Councilors Student Pavilion Conference Room to learn how God led and interacted with men in the...
October 23, 2013

Campus Ministries welcomes new staff member

The Campus Ministries team extends a tremendous thank-you to an outgoing staff member--and welcomes a new one. Jael Amador, formerly coordinator of events and student outreach, is leaving Campus Ministries to devote her time to her doctorate...
October 3, 2013

Use badge as debit card for selected copiers, printers, vending machines

Staring Oct. 1, the new Loma Linda University eAccounts system gives students, staff and guests the ability to deposit money online to use their LLUH ID badge as a debit card for selected copiers, printers and vending machines on...
June 20, 2013

'Loma Linda 360' wins five Emmy Awards

Loma Linda University Health's TV show, which portrays the resilience of humankind and celebrates life, won Emmys in multiple categories at the 39th Annual Pacific Southwest Emmy Awards on June 15.
June 20, 2013

Commencement photos: celebration of education

Loma Linda University held its second and final round of graduation ceremonies Sunday, June 16, awarding diplomas to graduates of the Schools of Behavioral Health, Nursing, Religion, Public Health, and Allied Health Professions. These photos capture a few of those happy moments.
May 23, 2013

Health policy fellow engages with community to create healthier Loma Linda

One Loma Linda resident and School of Public Health student is working hard to make sure Loma Linda remains a “Blue Zone” and is as healthy as it can be. Andrejs Galenieks is a Randall Lewis Health Policy Fellow in the M.P.H. health policy and...
May 16, 2013

Public Health team competes in Health Care Executives' competition at CSUSB

Loma Linda University School of Public Health Master of Business Administration students Edwin Hernandez, Chintan Somaiya, Natalie Eloskof and Travis Young, together with their faculty advisor Brian Weed, M.A., competed on Friday, April 26, at...
April 25, 2013

CrossTraining Bible study teaches God's plan for men

In the Bible, men were called to build an ark, or kill a giant, or face a mighty army with just a few others. Others were asked to leave home for a far-off land or endured great loss. Have you wondered if you would be strong enough to meet those...
April 18, 2013

Communication sciences and disorders offers children's low-cost speech therapy program

The School of Allied Health Professions department of communication sciences and disorders will offer a low-cost, group speech therapy program for preschool children, ages 3-5, beginning in early October. The program is designed for children...
March 21, 2013

Parking structure construction to affect availability

Effective Thursday, March 21, 25 spaces on the top floor of the parking structure will be fenced off. To offset the reduction, spaces on the ramp between the first and second floor will be reopened. Parking officers will be on hand to give...
March 6, 2013

Apple authorized store now operating on LLUH campus

Faculty, students, and staff of Loma Linda University Health are benefiting from an Apple retail store located within the Barnes & Noble Campus Store.
March 21, 2013

Remodeled Barnes & Noble Campus Store open for business

A number of dignitaries and their representatives were on hand Friday, February 15, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration marking the grand re-opening of the fully renovated Barnes & Noble Campus Store.
March 7, 2013

N.O.W. program helps employees lose weight

Say N.O.W. (No to Overweight), a program from the Living Whole Employee Wellness Program, provides employees with weight management options, creating a personalized weight management plan that meets employees' individual needs. To begin, call...
March 7, 2013

Minority high school students take look at health professions at CAPS My Campus event

Community-Academic Partners in Service (CAPS) hosted another successful My Campus: Minority Youth in the Health Professions event Sunday, February 24, thanks to the hard work and dedication of volunteers and staff. The quarterly My Campus events...
February 21, 2013

Unique faculty program offers 'formative dialogues' on teaching

A unique LLU program, Formative Dialogues on Teaching, makes available to any faculty member an opportunity to have a friendly, informal and completely confidential dialogue on classroom experiences with a Colleague of the Formative Dialogues on
February 7, 2013

Opportunities beyond the Pharm.D.

While the factors that influence pharmacy students to enter into residency programs are diverse, three outcomes of residency programs lend validity to their value: gaining knowledge, adding experience and enhancing career opportunities. According to
January 24, 2013

Pharmacy program assists local underserved senior citizens

The Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy continues to send students, faculty and staff to local Telacu senior housing communities to help underserved seniors choose between the many Medicare Part D prescription drug plans. Titled the...
January 17, 2013

SIMS Cameroon trip a success

Between Dec. 26 and Jan. 6, Students for International Mission Service (SIMS) and the Buea Adventist Health Center in Cameroon partnered together to host a large-scale health fair on the health center campus. Led by Jan Nick, Ph.D., associate...
December 27, 2012

Race may play role in mental health treatment access, says research

According to newly published research, Asian and Latino parents were less likely to seek mental health treatment for their children than were parents of other races. Jim Banta, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Public Health's department
December 20, 2012

Public Health provides preparedness training at Mexican Consulate

The Loma Linda University School of Public Health teamed with the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program to provide an emergency preparedness and response training for the San Bernardino community. The...
December 5, 2012

CAPS Christmas Fiesta brings early gifts to community children

Even cloudy skies couldn't dampen the Christmas spirit at the Community-Academic Partners in Service (CAPS) annual Christmas Fiesta Dec. 1. The event hosted over 240 children from San Bernardino at the SACHS Norton Clinic who were partnered with...
October 25, 2012

Healthy Loma Linda strives to improve community's health, raise quality of life

The City of Loma Linda and Loma Linda University, in partnership with the national Health Communities Initiative, are reenergizing their longstanding commitments to health. As part of this effort, Healthy Loma Linda will host the first community...
October 25, 2012

Pharmacy students demonstrate mission-focused learning at Market Night

The Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy demonstrated its ongoing commitment to mission-focused learning opportunities by engaging students in a community outreach program designed to bring medication information and prescription drug facts to
October 18, 2012

'Loma Linda 360' begins 4th season

Featuring stories of hope and courage, "Loma Linda 360" is an inspiring look into the resilience of humankind and a celebration of life.

October 11, 2012

Pharmacy moves into new Shryock Hall home

As of Tuesday, Sep. 26, the School of Pharmacy is open and operating in its new location in Shryock Hall. For the school, the move into a modernized Shryock Hall fulfills a goal articulated by Dr. W. William Hughes, dean of the school, to...
September 19, 2012

Medicine alumnus solves major diseases in Ethiopia with simple methods

Loma Linda University School of Medicine alumnus Larry Thomas, M.D. (class of 1974), approached a woman in Western Ethiopia. She thought he simply wanted to take her photo and kindly obliged. Dr. Thomas took some general shots, and then moved in...
September 13, 2012

Gateway program introduces teens to health careers

Fifty-seven students and new graduates of area high schools spent the last two weeks of June on campus to learn about careers in the health science field. Called Gateway to the Health Professions, the program inspires teens to know that their...
September 13, 2012

Advanced imaging and microscopy core facility celebrates first anniversary

Sean M. Wilson, Ph.D., and Steven M. Yellon, Ph.D., co-directors of the advanced imaging and microscopy core facility at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, are celebrating the facility’s first anniversary this year, highlighting its...
September 6, 2012

New SIMS mission trip visits Honduras

Students for International Mission Service (SIMS), with a trip led by Stephen Dunbar, Ph.D., offered tremendous medical mission opportunities for Loma Linda University students at El Venado, Honduras. El Venado lies on the southern tip of...
August 30, 2012

LLU research shows humor enhances short-term memory in elderly

Gurinder Bains, M.D., a Ph.D. student in rehabilitation sciences, was invited to speak and present research on how humor improves memory in the elderly at two recent conferences--both the 25th conference of the Association for Applied and Therapeutic
August 22, 2012

Dentistry opens Hugh Love Center for Research & Education in Technology

The Loma Linda University School of Dentistry hosted a ribbon cutting and open house for its groundbreaking Hugh Love Center for Research and Education in Technology on Wednesday, August 22, in Prince Hall room 2270. Consistent with the school's
August 23, 2012

Public Health partners with consulate for Binational Health Week event

The Loma Linda University School of Public Health and the Mexican Consulate in San Bernardino have partnered to prepare for the 12th annual Binational Health Week (BHW) event in San Bernardino Oct. 1-14. According to its Web site, since its...
August 23, 2012

Overseas heart surgery team reaches out to Egypt

Twenty-eight members of the Loma Linda University Medical Center overseas heart surgery team recently traveled to Alexandria, Egypt, to demonstrate a number of cardiothoracic procedures to that nation's physicians and surgeons. They also...
August 15, 2012

PossAbilities mentor honored as City of Rialto's 'Man of the Year'

Eric Arrington, a volunteer for the PossAbilities program at the Loma Linda University Medical Center East Campus, was named the City of Rialto's "Man of the Year" on June 29 at the annual awards luncheon in Pomona. Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod of
August 16, 2012

New Haiti program to improve rehab services

The School of Allied Health Professions just launched a program in Haiti to deal with one of the country's most glaring needs--rehabilitation treatment for the disabled. Sixteen Haitians are now studying for a certificate that will allow them to
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