Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing has received a grant from Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust. The foundation will give $146,000 to support Loyola’s Community Nursing Center in Rogers Park.
Paula Hindle, MSN, MBA, RN, has been named vice president for nursing strategy and practice for Loyola University Health System. In this role, Hindle will work closely with Loyola’s parent organization, CHE-Trinity Health, and with Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and other key partners to develop strategic plans for the advancement of nursing.
Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing researchers are recruiting women for a study to determine whether raising blood levels of vitamin D can improve mood in women with diabetes. The study also will examine whether raising vitamin D levels can reduce blood pressure and affect how well women manage their diabetes.
Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing researchers are recruiting women for a study to better understand how early life adversity and stress over one’s lifetime are related to risk of developing heart disease and stroke in African-American women compared to non-Hispanic white women.
Health sciences students, faculty and staff from Loyola University Chicago participated in a simulation February 6 to help them better understand what it is like to live in poverty. During the four-hour simulation at St. Eulalia’s Church in Maywood, some participants role-played families living in poverty while others served as representatives from social service agencies.
Martha King named director of administration and assistant provost for Loyola’s Health Sciences Division
Martha King has been named the first director of administration and assistant provost for the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division.