“Loyolans in the News” highlights faculty and staff members who have been mentioned in various media outlets. This week’s feature includes:

“Highlights” – John Blum (John J. Waldon Professor of Law) is quoted in the Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) Health Law Reporter about Medicare and Medicaid. 01.05.12: BNA Health Law Reporter

“Dr. Brubaker named dean of Loyola’s Stritch School of Medicine – The following article announces the appointment of Linda Brubaker, MD, as the new dean of Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine. 01.05.12: ModernMedince.com

“Loyola Law commends VanderPloeg for excellence in advocacy” – James Carey (professor, School of Law) is pictured with alumnus Thomas R. Mulroy Jr. (JD ’72) and Eric VanderPloeg (3L) in this front-page photo from the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. VanderPloeg received the Thomas R. Mulroy Award for Excellence in Advocacy. 01.05.12: Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

“Blood test may point to most effective antidepressant, Loyola study finds”Angelos Halaris, PhD, (professor of psychiatry, Stritch School of Medicine) is interviewed in this report about his study, which predicts how an antidepressant will work on a patient by testing his or her blood beforehand. 01.04.12: Chicago Tribune

“Fear of Being Useful”Paul Jay (professor, English) penned the following editorial in response to a New York Times op-ed, published in June 2010, which focused on the current crisis of the humanities.01.05.12: InsideHigherEd.com

Art Lurigio (associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences) was featured on CLTV’s Politics Tonight discussing crime in Chicago. 01.06.12: CLTV