Improving the World One Shoe at a Time

“It’s okay to make decisions that are best for you,” advised Loyola Marymount University alumna Shira Shafir ’99, Ph.D., M.P.H., to a group of students, faculty and staff in November … Read more

Biology Graduate Wins AMA Foundation Award

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Evelyn Escobedo, a 2008 Loyola Marymount University graduate, was honored in June with the prestigious American Medical Association Foundation Minority Scholars Award. The honor is given to 20 medical students … Read more

Defining Success with Dorota Shortell ‘98

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Speaking to students in March 2015, Loyola Marymount University alumna Dorota Shortell ’98, discussed the concepts behind success, encouraging students to define the term for themselves. Shortell’s educational and professional … Read more

From the Classroom to the Operating Room

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The story of how Christian de Virgilio, M.D., F.A.C.S. ’82 became a well-respected surgeon and professor of surgery is an adventure in itself, punctuated with near-misses. During his address to … Read more