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Physician Services

Meet our Team

Loyola University Health System has assembled a team of knowledgeable and experienced physician services professionals. Our team will work with you to establish and promote a positive two-way communication link between referring physicians and the Loyola team. We are available to:

  • Provide information about services, physician and programs available at Loyola University Health System.
  • Arrange convenient times to meet with our specialists.
  • Aid in patient access and appropriate follow-up communications.
  • Administer access to your patients' Loyola electronic medical record.
  • Schedule a CME opportunity in your area or office.

Brett Hughes – Physician Liaison

Brett covers the far western suburbs and will engage new and established physicians in the area to promote Loyola University Health System (LUHS) services. Brett’s focus will be on Women's Health, Oncology, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience services at LUHS. Brett will reach out to physicians in the community through a variety of activities, one-on-one meetings, promote CMEs and grand rounds, and facilitate timely communication between Loyola physicians and physicians in the community.

Brett began his career with LUHS in May of 2011, and brings with him over 15 years of healthcare sales experience in pharmaceuticals and home health. Brett attended St. Ignatius College Prep and has his BS from Florida A&M University.

Deb Owen – Physician Liaison

Deborah covers the far West area and is available to visit new and established physicians in the area to promote Loyola University Health System. Deborah is your link to all resources at Loyola University Health System, specializing in our Heart and Vascular Service Line, as well as General Surgery. She is able to coordinate special events and activities for referring physicians; arrange CMEs with speakers from Loyola University Health System and coordinate meetings between referring physicians and Loyola University Health System Physicians.

Deborah began her Physician Liaison career with Loyola University Health System in June 2011. She brings over a decade of sales and marketing experience with Abbott Laboratories, and General Growth Properties. Deborah has a Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis on Marketing from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois.

Joyce Shelby – Physician Liaison

Joyce covers the West and Southwest suburbs and will engage new and established physicians to promote Loyola University Health System services.  Joyce's focus is on the imaging services within the Radiology Department (Radiographs, Ultrasound and Breast Imaging, 3D Imaging, Interventional Neuroradiology, Positron Emission Tomography and Interventional Radiology).

Joyce began her career with Loyola University Health System in February 2013.  She has more than 15 years of experience in health-care sales and marketing with Janssen Pharmaceutical, Stepic Medical, Takeda Pharmaceutical and Astra Zeneca Pharmaceutical.  She received her Master of Science degree in General Administration from Central Michigan University and her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communications from the University of Michigan.