Norman C. Sooy ’64

December 23, 1937 – September 16, 2019 Norman C. Sooy ’64 was born Dec. 23, 1937, in Middletown, Ohio, and died Sept. 16, 2019. Dr. Sooy graduated from Mt. Vernon Academy, Andrews University, Columbia Union College, and Loma Linda University School of Medicine, where he became a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical…

Gina Kang ’17 and Phillip Hou

Couple married on September 1, 2019 Gina Kang ’17 and Phillip Hou Wedding Date/Location: September 1, 2019, at Georgia United SDA Church in Duluth, Georgia Residency: Dr. Kang is doing a pediatrics residency at LLUH. Bride’s Parents: Dr. Young and Christine Kang Groom’s Parents: David and Katherine Hou Comments: Other (future) alumni family members include…

Wynton G. Shaw ’56

January 10, 1929 – September 1, 2019 Wynton G. Shaw ’56 was born the eldest of five children on Jan. 10, 1929, to Gerald and Della Shaw in Long Creek, Oregon. He died Sept. 1, 2019. Dr. Shaw practiced obstetrics and gynecology for 31 years at Palomar Hospital, delivering over 10,000 babies during his career.…

Heritage Stone Update

By Dennis E. Park ’07-hon, consulting editor/historian If you have been around the Loma Linda campus for several years, you may remember the Heritage Stone, which was a landmark near the center of the campus quadrangle. Perhaps, you wondered, “Where did it come from? What kind of rock is it? How much does it weigh?…

Marti F. Baum ’79-B Advocates Bill for Vaccinations at California Senate Health Hearing

In April, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Marti Baum ’79-B testified before the state Senate in support of Senate Bill 276, a measure aimed at strengthening the oversight of medical exemptions for vaccination requirements. Dr. Baum was joined by a group of Inland Empire physicians as members of the San Bernardino County Medical Society. Four Loma…

Apprenticeship Bridge to College: A Celebration of Diversity and the Future of Health Care

On April 16, nearly 300 people gathered to celebrate diversity and the future of health care at the Apprenticeship Bridge to College (ABC) interview day. Sponsored by the Center for Health Disparities and Molecular Medicine, the ABC program aims to introduce underrepresented high school students to biomedical research careers. Students from the Inland Empire apply…