Public Health Program
Pocatello, Idaho 83209-8109
Public Health Faculty and Staff
Ryan Lindsay, PhD, MPH
Office: 1311 E. Central Dr., Meridian, ID 83642
I am interested in global health and how substance use, including smoking, influences HIV and tuberculosis. My research has highlighted the plight of homeless, addicted, immigrant, and sex worker populations.
Master of Public Health: Brigham Young University
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health (Global Health emphasis):University of California San Diego/San Diego State University joint doctoral program
Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of California San Francisco's Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education
US & Global Health Systems, Epidemiology, Technological Applications in Health
Substance use, Tobacco, HIV, Tuberculosis, Social determinants of health, and the household production of health.
Lindsay, R. P., Shin, S. S., Garfein, R. S., Rusch, M. L., & Novotny, T. E. (2014). The Association between active and passive smoking and latent tuberculosis infection in adults and children in the United States: results from NHANES. PLoS One, 9(3), e93137. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093137
Shin, S. S., Xiao, D., Cao, M., Wang, C., Li, Q., Chai, W. X., Lindsay, R. P., Usita, P. & Novotny, T. E. (2012). Patient and doctor perspectives on incorporating smoking cessation into tuberculosis care in Beijing, China. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 16(1), 126-132. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0044
Njord, L., Merrill, R. M., Njord, R., Lindsay, R., & Pachano, J. D. (2010). Drug use among street children and non--street children in the Philippines. Asia-Pacific journal of public health. 22(2), 203-211. doi: 10.1177/1010539510361515
Jingjing Niu, PhD
Office: Reed Gym #243B
Brief Biography: In the past six years, she has designed and taught more than a
dozen health promotion related courses. As an active researcher, she
co-investigated 14 research projects, and coordinated on 3 research
projects and a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant application
during the past 5 years. As a health educator, she coordinated a
variety of health promotion events on campus and in the community.
PhD (Health Behavior major and Educational Inquiry Methodology minor) - Indiana University-Bloomington
obesity management and technology-based intervention
Administrative Assistant I
Office: Reed Gym 242
BS (Health Education and Promotion), 2012, Idaho State University
I am a native to Southeast Idaho, born and raised here in Pocatello. When my family and I have time away from work we love being in the outdoors with our two Labs, Diesel and Ruger. I am nearly finsihed with my Master of Health Education from Idaho State University, anticipated graduation date is December 2017.
Hobbies: Being with my family, the outdoors, camping, crafts, interior design, cooking
Affiliate and Adjunct Faculty
- Galen Louis, PhD
- Judy Thorne
- Rick Tivis, MPH