ISU-Boise Students Gather Scarves, Hats and Toiletries
For Treasure Valley's Needy and Homeless
Boise – Idaho State University-Boise speech-language pathology students spent Dec. 4, stuffing plastic bags with small containers of shampoo, lotion, toothpaste and other toiletries to give to the Treasure Valley’s needy and homeless populations.
Idaho State University Receives $21,379 Grant
To Help Needy Students With Educational Expenses
Idaho State University has received a $21,379 grant to assist financially needy juniors, seniors and graduate students with educational expenses, according to Sally Long, ISU director of corporate and foundation relations.
ISU College of Pharmacy Students Provide 1,200 Influenza
Vaccinations in Treasure Valley this Fall; 2,500 Statewide
Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter sat on the edge of his desk and slipped off his shirt as Idaho State University third-year pharmacy student Whitney Bennet prepared to administer an influenza vaccination Nov. 7.
ISU College of Technology Nursing Graduates Score 100 Percent on National Exams; ADRN Program Rated Number One in Country
The Associate Degree Registered Nurse program at the ISU College of Technology has received notification that 2008 graduates of the ADRN program have achieved a 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX—RN).
Idaho Conference on Health Care Sessions
to be Broadcast Live to Boise Oct 22 - 24
Pocatello – Idaho State University Kasiska College of Health Professions will host the 21st Annual Idaho Conference on Health Care Wednesday, Oct. 22, through Friday, Oct. 24, in the Pond Student Union Building on the Pocatello campus.
ISU-Boise HIV Educator Receives a Top Health Care Hero Honor;
Speech and Language Clinic and Pharmacy Professor also Recognized
Boise - Idaho State University-Boise’s HIV education coordinator Judy Thorne has received the top honor in the educator category of the third annual Idaho Business Review's Health Care Hero awards competition. Winners were announced Oct. 8 during a dinner in Boise.
Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health Lands $800, 000 Grant to Help Chronically Ill Patients Find Alternatives to Institutional After-Care
What happens to Idaho’s Medicaid and Medicare patients once they leave the hospital?
Are nursing homes and assisted-living centers the only options for people living with a chronic illness or a physical disability?
Training Sessions for Mental Health Professionals
to be Held in Boise, Pocatello and Coeur d'Alene
Idaho State University’s Department of Counseling will host a series of training seminars focusing on the challenges faced by counseling professionals in early October in Boise, Pocatello and Coeur d’Alene.
Idaho State University Receives Suicide Prevention Hotline Grant;
ISU-Boise’s Ann Kirkwood to Lead the Project
Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health and Counseling Department have received a state grant to start a Suicide Prevention Hotline for Idaho which has one of the highest suicide rates in the country.
ISU Hires New Graduate Coordinator
for ISU-Boise Athletic Administration Program
Boise – Former Idaho State University athletic director Howard Gauthier, PhD., has returned to Idaho State as an assistant professor and graduate coordinator in the Department of Sport Science and Physical Education. He will teach at the ISU-Boise campus, 12301 W. Explorer Drive.
ISU-Boise Nursing Students to Provide Health Screenings
for Foster Grandparents Aug.20
Boise - When Linda Mikitish was looking for volunteers to help Mountain States Group, Inc., with its foster grandparents training day Aug. 20, she immediately thought of the fast-track nursing program at Idaho State University-Boise.
ISU’s Institute of Rural Health Researcher Says
Early Intervention is Key to Treating Mental Illness
Boise – As the National Institute of Mental Health outreach partner for Idaho, Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health has done extensive work to create programs that focus on early intervention for the treatment of mental illnesses.
ISU Institute of Rural Health Hosts Youth Suicide Prevention Series
Boise-The Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health will host a Youth Suicide Prevention Virtual Grand Rounds Series in May that will be broadcast to locations throughout Idaho. Each session will begin at 1 p.m. MST or noon PST.
ISU-Boise Researcher Tivis Receives Nearly $320,000 Grant
to Continue Research on Alcohol
Boise – Idaho State University-Boise researcher Laura Tivis, Ph.D., has received a $319,686 grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue her research project studying how alcohol affects cognition in postmenopausal women.
ISU-Boise to Host Fast-Track Nursing Open House May 6
Boise- Find out how to become a nurse in 16 months at an open house sponsored by Idaho State University-Boise's fast-track nursing program. The event is Tuesday, May 6, 5:30-7 p.m., at 12301 W. Explorer Drive, Suite 100, south of the intersection of Chinden and Cloverdale.
ISU-Boise Professor Awarded Grant
for Hispanic Teen Anti-tobacco Campaign
Boise— Idaho State University-Boise professor Galen Louis has received a $240,000 grant from the American Legacy Foundation to help create an anti-smoking campaign targeting Hispanic teenagers in Canyon County. But there’s a twist.
ISU's Family Medicine Residency Honored for Health Care Excellence
Boise—Idaho State University’s Pocatello Family Medicine Residency has received a 2007 Award of Excellence in Healthcare Quality from Qualis Health, a nonprofit, health care quality improvement organization headquartered in Seattle.
ISU-Boise's Jim Schmidt Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
from Boise School District
Boise- Jim Schmidt, Ph.D., who teaches in the graduate counseling program at ISU-Boise, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his service to the Boise School District. He was honored at a breakfast Feb. 15, celebrating National Career and Technical Education Week.