High School Students in Research Program

ABC Invitational Scheduled to Interview Applicants for Summer Internship Research Program

Thirty-seven underrepresented high school students from the Inland Empire are vying for a spot to participate in the Apprenticeship Bridge to College (ABC) program, a summer internship at Loma Linda University School of Medicine’s Center for Health Disparities and Molecular Medicine (CHDMM). To get accepted into the ABC program, the student candidates are invited to the ABC Invitational, where they will be interviewed by Loma Linda University faculty researchers and PhD students. Parents, school representatives, and other community members are also invited to attend.
Medical student holding new book

Loma Linda University medical student publishes book to help those interested in medical school

We sat down with Ja’Neil Humphrey, a second-year medical student, who recently published her first book titled “Doctah-ing it Up: A Guide for Adapting to the Culture of Medicine in Your First Year of Medical School.” What inspired you to write this book? My first year of medical school was unconventional, to say the least. I began this journey thousands of miles from home on a new coast, in the middle of the pandemic, and at a time of heightened racial and political divide. These elements made for a very unique transition into medical school.
Research students with Dr. Blood in lab

Loma Linda University nationally recognized for ‘high research activity’

Loma Linda University recently earned an R2 designation from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, achieving one of the most coveted national recognitions for its commitment to “high research activity.” As the most influential rating organization for colleges and universities in the U.S., the Carnegie Classification provides the leading framework for classifying research activity at academic institutions. Read LLU news article 
Dr. Tamara Thomas, Podcast

Dean featured on Evening Rounds Podcast

Dr. Tamara Thomas, Dean of Loma Linda University School of Medicine, shares insights on overcoming fear and draws inspiration from the next generation of doctors. Watch episode 
Doctor Me Medical School Immersion Day

San Bernardino middle school students explore careers in medical and health sciences

Sixteen minority middle school students from Del Vallejo Leadership and STEAM Academy in San Bernardino recently visited Loma Linda University to participate in the inaugural "Doctor Me" Medical School Immersion Day. The event was organized by a committee of second-year medical students in partnership with the School of Medicine’s chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), and Operation NEXTT (Navigating EXcellence Today for Tomorrow), a student-led initiative to help minority students recognize their potential to pursue meaningful careers early on in their educat

Black History Month Series

  Throughout the month of February, Loma Linda University School of Medicine is hosting a speaker series and student activities focused on the theme of Healing and Hope in Advocacy.    Thursday, February 3, 2022 - Being a Source of Hope & Finding Healing Virtual event begins at 6 p.m. | Join Zoom session: https://llu.zoom.us/my/llusmstudentaffairs  School of Medicine alumni, Angelique E. Richardson, MD, PhD ('11) and Henry A.
Dr. Jackson in Africa

Research Adventures in Africa

George D. Jackson, PhD, professor, Earth and Biological Sciences Department, returned from research trip at Lake Tanganyika in Burundi, Africa.  Dr. Jackson was in the northern section of Lake Tanganyika conducting field and laboratory work focused on the iconic deepwater fish Cyphotilapia frontosa, along with Tropheus sp. and other fish species.
Loma Linda University’s office of Research Affairs

School of Medicine Research Teams Receive Grants

Loma Linda University’s office of Research Affairs and School of Medicine recently announced that five pairs of research teams won Grants for Research and School Partnerships (GRASP) Awards and Grants to Promote Collaborative and Translational Research (GCAT) Awards, respectively. The following teams received awards: Michael J. Davidson, MSE, MPH, CPO, assistant professor at LLU School of Allied Health Professions, and Lisa Zidek, MPT, supervisor physical therapist at Loma Linda University Medical Center — Medical Center GRASP Mark R.
Travis Losey, MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Losey appointed chair of the Department of Neurology

Loma Linda University School of Medicine has appointed Travis Losey, MD, as chair of the Department of Neurology. Losey joined the School of Medicine faculty in 2008 and currently serves as an associate professor of neurology, and previously served as vice-chair for the Department of Neurology. “Dr.