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June 7, 2017

Binge-eating study to examine treatment options

The Loma Linda University School of Behavioral Health department of psychology invites adults between 18 and 55 who binge eat to participate in a study examining four treatments for binge eating. Participants will participate in a phone...
March 16, 2016

Winter My Campus event highlighted Nursing, Behavioral Health, Pharmacy

Loma Linda University hosted 60 local high school students for the quarterly My Campus: Minority Youth in the Health Professions event Sunday, Feb. 28.The high school students began at West Hall learning about the School of Nursing. Nursing...
September 3, 2015

Social work receives national service award

Loma Linda University School of Behavioral Health department of social work and social ecology's chapter of Phi Alpha won the 2015 Phi Alpha Chapter Service Award. The citation noted the chapter's "participation in several community activities...
April 1, 2015

Public Health faculty member elected to national society leadership

Robin D. Smith, PhD, has been elected to serve as vice president-elect of the Society of Toxicology (SOT), Occupational and Public Health Specialty Section (OPHSS), beginning May 1. The announcement of his new position was made at the 2015 Annual
April 1, 2015

Public Health students support local nonprofit

Over the past year, the Loma Linda University School of Public Health Student Association (SPHSA) has been supporting an Inland empire nonprofit, YouthHope. Among its contributions, SPHSA organized a fundraising social event and participated in a...
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...
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...
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 same--sph.llu.edu--the site's design and focus have been shifted to orient and educate prospective students. The new website is also a...
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...
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...
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...
March 22, 2013

Stipends empower social work students to begin careers in health care

Three students from the School of Behavioral Health merited $2,000 stipends for the 2012-2013 school year from the Association of Social Work Leaders in Healthcare Southern California. They are second-year master of social work students Carolina Quiroz, Laura Loofbourrow, and Zulema Hernandez.
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...
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

Cancer Fighting Foods Cooking Demonstration

Come for an exciting cooking experience, recipes, and fun. Learn from knowledgeable chefs and dietitians how to prepare foods that help to reduce cancer risk, heart disease, inflammation, and more. Taste delicious and healthy plant-based...
October 10, 2012

Loma Linda Lifestyle Health Fair

The Drayson Center Wellness Clinic presents the first Loma Linda Lifestyle Health Fair, promoting healthy lifestyles to prevent chronic diseases. Free admission, free tests Bone density assessment Blood glucose and cholesterol Respiratory...
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 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 16, 2012

LLU professor plays key role in new Bahamian iguana conservation facility

William K. Hayes, Ph.D., professor of earth and biological sciences at Loma Linda University, was asked to play a key role in establishing the San Salvador Iguana Conservation Centre in the Bahamas. The new center is based at the Gerace Research
August 9, 2012

Study participants needed for toothpaste, gum health research

The Center for Dental Health is conducting a clinical study to evaluate the effectiveness of two toothpastes in reducing dental plaque and gingivitis. Prospective participants are between the ages of 18 and 70 who have at least 20 natural teeth.
August 9, 2012

Blue Zone Sabbath School

Health news: Dr. Mitchell Barlow. Health topic: "Childhood Obesity" by Emmanuel S. Jeffrey III, M.P.H., Dr.P.H.(s). Giving children a healthy start can reduce the risk of health issues later. Bible lesson: "Friend Forever." An official LLUC...
August 9, 2012

Loma Linda students form chapter of new honor society on campus

On May 17, 25 nutrition and dietetics students were initiated into Phi Upsilon Omicron, a national honor society for students in family and consumer sciences. Phi U national president Corine Carr attended the ceremony and pinned each student,...
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