Stories of people and their passion in public health.

2014 - 2015

Letter from the President

Dr. Richard Hart, president of Loma Linda University, writes about our future in the San Bernardino community.


Respond to Every Call that Excites Your Spirit

Melissa Bingham, RN and MPH student is currently working with the WHO to fight the Ebola outbreak.

The Other 23

You might think one hour of exercise per day is enough to keep you in tip-top shape, but what about the other twenty-three hours?

Public Health on the Map

Loma Linda University schools and San Bernardino personnel write about how public health affects us all.

Life Near a Major Rail Yard

The Santa Fe Rail Yard is a major hub of activity for the entire U.S., located right in the middle of San Bernardino. But can it’s residents catch their breath?

Op-Ed: Navigating the Affordable Care Act

Dr. Ed McField discusses the past, present, and future of the Affordable Care Act in the United States.

A Home Away From Home

This LLU SPH alumnus talks about working at the Foothill Aids Project and how they are helping survivors in the Inland Empire.

Alumni News

Updates from our alumni, and where they are now.

Public Health Magazine Fall 2014 • Executive Editor: Tricia Penniecook • Managing Editor: Marcus Chapman • Associate Editor: Katie Freeland • Contributors: Jerry Almendarez, Dwight Barrett, Marcus Chapman, Burt Clarke, Katie Freeland, Laura Gil, Tim Gillespie, Peter Gleason, Candice Gomez, Daniel Handysides, Mary Haulk, Marina Hoecker, Flor Just, Ladi Khoddam, Wanda Lewis, Ed McField, Arthur Marshak, John McMahon, Tricia Penniecook, Robert Perry, Hans von Walter

2013 - 2014

Coachella Water Quality

Dr. Ryan Sinclair talks with public health magazine about working with students and Coachella Valley Communities to improve water quality.

Homeless But Not Worthless

Using his experience working with homeless youth in Redlands, CA, Peter Gleason, PhD, writes about the deeper realities of being homeless.

LLUSPH Alumna Impacts Drug Laws in Chile

Dr. Pamela Luna has done some amazing work changing legislation in Chile and implementing an educational drug prevention program.

ICD Travels to Peru and the Philippines

Students involved in the Integrated Community Development (ICD) course gained first-hand experiences in global health.

Public Health in the Wild

Stark, Friedman and Chapman is a law firm specializing in Habitability Law as public health magazine takes a look at public health outside of the LLU School of Public Health.

The Blank Slate of Public Health

We are changing the way we think, practice, and live our public health education at Loma Linda University School of Public Health.

LLU CPHP Builds Community Resilience in SoCal

Community resilience is what communities need to withstand and bounce back from disasters.

Breast Cancer Research

Dr. Padma Uppala conducts Community-based Participatory Research in the west side of San Bernardino to reduce risk for breast cancer.

Public Health Magazine Fall 2013 • Executive Editor: Tricia Penniecook • Managing Editor: Marcus Chapman • Editorial Assistant: Katie Freeland • Contributors: Tricia Penniecook, Marcus Chapman, Katie Freeland, Krystal Boyce, Peter Gleason, Nancy Yuen, Arti Desai, Annie Coriolan, Jesse Bliss, Biblia Kim, Sabine Monice, Padma Uppala, Olukemi Adeoye, Mary Haulk, and Dwight Barrett