Olivia Rodriguez’ fearless campaign to help farm workers in the Coachella Valley By James Ponder A 26-year-old Coachella Valley woman has returned to the mobile home park of her childhood to make a difference in the lives of the region’s impoverished farm workers.
Loma Linda University Health hosts free quarterly health fairs for Coachella Valley migrant workers By James Ponder Loma Linda University Health recently launched a series of free, quarterly health fairs to serve the needs of migrant farm workers in the Coachella Valley.
LLU School of Public Health professor named to prestigious NIH study sectionPramil Singh, DrPH, is second graduate of the school to receive the honor By James Ponder PHOTO CAPTION: Pramil Singh, DrPH, a professor at Loma Linda University School of Public Health, just became the second graduate of the school to be appointed to serve on an NIH study section. Singh is widely regarded for his work in tobacco cessation in Asia.
Assistant professor at Loma Linda University School of Public Health provides a perspective on bold leadership needed to transform the U.S. health care system By James Ponder An assistant professor at Loma Linda University School of Public Health says bold new strategies are needed to ensure Americans can afford quality health care tomorrow. In an article published June 17 in the Journal of Healthcare Leadership, Huma Shah, DrPH, urged leaders to bring population-based health care to the forefront of the national debate.
We asked Ronald Mataya, MD, Professor in the Loma Linda University School of Public Health, a few questions about his journey to public health. Check it out!
We asked Monita Baba Djara, DrPH, Assistant Professor of Global Health at Loma Linda University, a few questions about her journey to public health. Check it out!
In 2018, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70. The UDHR holds the Guiness World Record for the most translated document. On the 70th anniversary of the document, we created a video of students, faculty and staff of the Loma Linda University School of Public Health reading all 30 articles of the declaration in different languages, dialects and accents.
Ronald Mataya, MD, Professor and Program Director of Global Health in the Loma Linda University School of Public Health. Dr. Mataya, shares a little about his experience working with HIV/AIDS over the years for the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day.
The visual picture associated with the mention of the Caribbean includes palm trees, clean beaches and the perfect vacation spot, but unfortunately it is also the location for a high prevalence of overweight/obesity, and diet-related chronic diseases, like diabetes in the English-speaking Caribbean.
We'll be at APHA in San Diego this year with our brand new display! Stop by our booth for a schedule of all students, faculty and alumni presenters from the Loma Linda University School of Public Health. View the PDF schedule below.