Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center, a nonprofit religious corporation in Loma Linda, California, is the umbrella organization for its core and affiliate organizations:
LLUAHSC directs, sponsors, supports, and harmonizes the activities of these core and affiliate organizations.
LLUAHSC serves the Seventh-day Adventist Church in its mission "to make man whole" physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. The global purpose of the organization is to continue Christ's healing and teaching ministry. This is accomplished through education of health-care professionals, scholars, and scientists, through delivery of health care, and through research.
Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center was created on March 27, 1997, when the constituency of Adventist Health System, Loma Linda met and voted to change its name to Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center.
The constituency also voted to change the bylaws making LLUAHSC (pronounced "lew-ask") the corporate member for Loma Linda University, as well as Loma Linda University Medical Center. On March 30, 1997, the Loma Linda University constituency met to change the bylaws of the University to reflect the new corporate membership relationship with LLUAHSC.