ISU-Meridian’s Russell Spearman recognized for distinguish service
Idaho State University-Meridian senior research associate, Russell Spearman, has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Department of Physical Education and Human Performance at Manhattan College in Bronx, N.Y.
Five faculty members join Idaho State University School of Nursing in Meridian and Pocatello
Idaho State University’s School of Nursing has hired five faculty members, including assistant nursing professor, Susan Tavernier, Ph.D., who heads the Accelerated Nursing Program at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center.
Idaho State University's Idaho Center for Health Research tackles Gem State’s health care challenges
Without a medical school, Idaho ranks 50th in the nation in physicians per capita. Rural areas, particularly, are underserved and those communities are over-represented with elderly patients who are most in need of health care services.
El Korah Shriners and Idaho State University-Meridian to host free screening clinic for children with orthopedic conditions, burns and spinal cord injuries
The clinic is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m to 1 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, in Meridian. The Center is located on the north side of I-84 between Locust Grove and Meridian roads.
ISU-Meridian’s Ruth Schneider featured in Food and Nutrition Magazine
Associate professor and registered dietitian, Ruth Schneider, is profiled for her efforts to fight hunger in Boise in the September-October issue of Food and Nutrition Magazine, a publication of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Meridian's health care industry is a hot job market
Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center graduates, Sophia Nyswyn and Randy Rostock, are featured in an article in the Aug. 23 issue of Meridian Press about the growth of health care jobs in Meridian. Nyswyn, employed by St. Luke's Health System Mountain States Urolo
ISU to offer unique Spanish for the Health Professions degree in fall 2013
Idaho State University will offer a Spanish for Health Professions degree program beginning fall 2013 that will help graduates better serve the health care needs of the state, region and country. Courses will be available at ISU-Meridian via distance learning.
ISU Alumni Association presents Steve Eaton and Mike Sanders in concert Aug. 10 at Boise’s Idaho Botanical Garden
Enjoy the music of Steve Eaton and Mike Sanders and help support the Idaho Food Bank’s Backpack Program at “An Evening with Eaton and Sanders,” Saturday, Aug. 10, presented by the Idaho State University Alumni Association.
ISU-Meridian professor recruiting children for language study
Dr. Diane Ogiela, an assistant professor in Idaho State University-Meridian’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, is conducting a study to better understand how children with language learning difficulties process and understand language.
ISU-Meridian confers record number of degrees at May commencement; Elizabeth Thompson selected top Student Excellence honoree
Doctor of Pharmacy graduate Elizabeth Sultania Thompson was named Idaho State University-Meridian’s top Student Student Excellence HonoreesExcellence honoree at commencement exercises May 13 at the Boise Centre in downtown Boise.
ISU-Meridian will confer more than 220 degrees at May 13 commencement; real estate developer and physician Tommy Ahlquist slated to speak
Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will graduate its largest class ever, conferring close to 225 degrees, during spring commencement, Monday, May 13, 6 p.m., at the Boise Center, 850 W. Front Street.
Glenda Carr one of five ISU professors honored for outstanding public service
Clinical Assistant Pharmacy Professor Glenda Carr is one of five Idaho State University professors to receive the 2013 Outstanding Public Service Award, an honor bestowed upon Glenda Carrfaculty bythe offices of Academic Affairs and Research.
ISU-Meridian’s Jerry Jones receives CTS certification
Idaho State University-Meridian video instruction manager, Jerry Jones, has achieved the credential of Certified Technology Specialist awarded by InfoComm International, the professional association representing the world’s audiovisual industry.
ISU-Meridian to host workshop for speech-language pathologists, parents and students
Noted speech-language pathologist and educational consultant, Dr. Kristine Noel, will present a workshop, Friday, April 19, on the use of storytelling to help children and adolescents improve language and social skills.
Students get a jump on biomedical research, thanks to ISU-Meridian pharmacy professor
Niki Peters peers at the intricate web of ribbon-shaped lines and chains rotating across her computer screen in a pharmacy research laboratory Danny Xu and Nicki Peters at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center.
Register for “Science: Becoming the Messenger” workshop May 29 in Boise
Learn how to talk about science with your neighbors or the news media at a free workshop, Wednesday, May 29 at Boise State University. Faculty, staff and students on all ISU campuses are invited to attend. Click here to register. Space is limited.
Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences sets research symposium for March 15 in Meridian and Pocatello
The Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences Research Symposium on the theme of “The Frontline: Incorporating Research into Evidence-Based Practice” will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, March 15, in the Pond Student Union in Pocatello
March 7 Community Health Screening to offer free health services and flu shots
The free screening for uninsured adults is Thursday, March 7, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the CATCH Office, 503 S. Americana Blvd., in downtown Boise.
Free flu shots will be provided while supplies last. Other services include:
ISU’s BCAL researchers and partners receive grants to help agencies manage Idaho’s natural resources
Boise-Idaho State University researchers at the Boise Center Aerospace Laboratory have been awarded grants totaling $103,000 to assist outside agencies with resource management, according to BCAL director and geosciences research professor, Nancy Glenn.
Ruth Schneider to appear on Dialogue for Kids nutrition program
Associate dietetics professor and clinical coordinator, Ruth Schneider, will appear on Idaho Public Television’s “Dialogue for Kids” program, Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m., Mountain Time, and 1 p.m., Pacific Time.
Sonja Nehr-Kanet to discuss Community Health Screenings at national conference
Medical laboratory scientist Sonja Nehr-Kanet will discuss the success of ISU-Meridian’s Community Health Screenings during an educational session at the 29th Annual Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference in Kansas City, Mo., Feb. 14-16.
Feb. 7 community health screening to offer free flu shots and hepatitis C screenings
The free screening for uninsured adults is from Thursday, Feb. 7, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 707 W. Fort St., Boise.
In addition to flu shots and hepatitis C screenings, services will include: