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Meridian faculty and staff “step up” in Boise fitness challenge

Idaho State University-Meridian employees have taken second place in their division in Boise’s Walk 150 Business Challenge to commemorate Boise’s 150th anniversary and encourage a healthy lifestyle.

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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.

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ISU awarded $532,180 grant for Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories

The Idaho Department of Labor has awarded Idaho State University a $532,180 grant to develop the Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories

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ISU-Meridian’s Kelly Pesnell honored for nursing practice excellence

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has selected Idaho State University’s Dr. Kelly Pesnell as the state’s 2014 nurse practitioner of the year.

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Free Community Health Screening for uninsured adults is Dec. 5

The third in a series of six health screenings is Thursday, Dec. 5, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive. Free services will include:

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New faculty members join ISU Division of Health Sciences

The Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences announces new hires this academic year, including Rick Tivis and Elizabeth Morgan at Idaho State University-Meridian.

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ISU-Meridian’s Howard Gauthier writes book on how to execute success in sports, business and life

As a young college basketball coach nearly 30 years ago, Dr. Howard Gauthier thought long and hard about how team members can properly execute their skills and reduce turnovers.

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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.

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Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House set for Oct. 15

Freshman Alissia Draper entered Idaho State University this fall with a new iPad in hand, and she has her mom to thank.

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The screening is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 707 W. Fort St., Boise. Services will include:

The screening is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 707 W. Fort St., Boise. Services will include:

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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.

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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.

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Free hearing screenings at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center set for Sept. 17 through December

Get your hearing checked for free Sept. 17 at the Speech and Language Clinic at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, in Meridian.

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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.

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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

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ISU-Meridian’s David Talford and Jared Papa to present at international conference in Czech Republic

ISU-Meridian’s David Talford and Jared Papa will be in Prague, Czech Republic, Aug. 25-28, to deliver a presentation at an international conference for medical educators, Aug. 25-28.

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ISU-Meridian selected as one of the top branch campuses in the U.S.

A national website has selected the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center as one of the top 10 branch campuses in the nation for 2013.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Idaho universities awarded $20M grant to study interaction of landscapes and cities

Idaho researchers will study the ways that society and landscapes are interconnected thanks to a new $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation, or NSF.

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Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy faculty honored at annual banquet

ISU-Meridian’s Robin Dodson and Cathy Oliphant received Teacher of the Year awards at the annual College of Pharmacy Banquet, May 10, in Pocatello.

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U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo to speak at Idaho Traumatic Brain Injury Summit at Idaho State University May 28

As many as 35,000 Idahoans are living with a severe traumatic brain injury, or TBI, and medical professionals and health educators want to do something about it.

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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.

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ISU-Meridian pharmacy researchers working on better drugs to fight cancer

Idaho State University-Meridian graduate assistant, Nicole Frank, is conducting research to understand the relationship between chemotherapy drugs and the toxicity they cause.

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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.

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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.

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ISU-Meridian’s Russell Spearman honored for TBI research

Idaho State University-Meridian’s Russell Spearman has received a 2013 Federal Traumatic Brain Injury Program Award for his work with TBI survivors and their families.

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Free physical exams, cholesterol screenings and flu shots at April 11 adult health screening

The American Heart Association says cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women and a leading cause of death in men so it’s important to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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Free physical exams, cholesterol screenings and flu shots at April 11 adult health screening

The American Heart Association says cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women and a leading cause of death in men so it’s important to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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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.

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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.

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Be a Bengal: ISU to host April 3 reception for fall freshmen and parents in Meridian

Idaho State University will host “Bengal Declaration” on Wednesday, April 3, 6 p.m. at ISU-Meridian, 1311 E. Central Drive.

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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.

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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.

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NSF EPSCoR’s "Water Resources in a Changing Climate" project brings $4.4 million to Idaho State University

Sept. 12, 2008 was a big day for Idaho’s public universities.

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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

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More fruit, please! ISU-Meridian dietetic interns teach children about nutrition

Think most kids would choose a handful of Reese’s Pieces over raspberries? A Milky Way bar over a mango?

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ISU-Meridian researcher and Institute of Rural Health awarded a $250,000 grant to assist Idahoans recovering from traumatic brain injuries

As many as 35,000 Idahoans, including soldiers injured in war, may be living with a severe traumatic brain injury, according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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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:

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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.

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ISU-Meridian researchers recruiting children for hearing study

ISU-Meridian assistant audiology professor, Gabriel Bargen, Ph.D., is recruiting Treasure Valley children for a study that could lead to better hearing tests for kids.

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Science: Becoming the Messenger workshop set for 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.

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ISU-Meridian dentists provide free dental care on Give Kids a Smile Day

Most kids don’t mind missing a few hours of school. But for a visit to the dentist?

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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.

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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.

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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:

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Shari Fernandez honored in the Idaho Business Review’s 2013 Women of the Year program

The Idaho Business Review has selected Idaho State University development associate, Shari Fernandez, as one of its 50 Women of the Year.

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