ISU Traumatic Brain Injury research garners national attention
The Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health has been recognized nationally for research looking at brain injuries in Idaho in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living’s April 2017 newsletter.
ICOM breaks ground on state’s first medical school next to ISU-Meridian
MERIDIAN–State and local leaders, college officials and supporters gathered on the Idaho State University-Meridian campus May 17 to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Boise Metro Chamber honors ISU-Meridian for health care excellence
BOISE-The Idaho State University Meridian-Health Science Center has taken the top honor for health care industry excellence in the Small Business of the Year & Chamber Excellence Awards competition sponsored by the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce.
ISU-Meridian confers record number of degrees at May 8 commencement
BOISE— The Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center conferred a record number of degrees at its commencement ceremony May 8 and audiology student Jacob Diller received the 2017 Student Excellence Award.
ISU-Meridian will confer record number of degrees and recognize Student Excellence Honorees at May 8 commencement ceremony
BOISE—Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will graduate its largest class May 8—with 292 students eligible for degrees.
Meridian’s James Hunt is Career Path Intern for May
The Idaho State University Career Center has named ISU-Meridian’s James Hunt the Career Path Intern for May.
Boise Chamber to honor ISU-Meridian for health care excellence
BOISE-The Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center is a finalist in the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce 2017 Small Business of the Year & Chamber Excellence Awards competition.
ISU honors two Meridian professors for outstanding research and service
Each year, Idaho State University—through the offices of Academic Affairs and Research—honors outstanding faculty in the areas of teaching, public service and research. This year, two of the 14 honorees are from ISU-Meridian.
Positive Leadership: Why it works
Idaho State University-Meridian associate professor of sports science, Howard Gauthier, has penned a new book exploring the link between positive leadership and organizational success.
ISU Research Day- Caring for a Multicultural World set April 21
MERIDIAN-Idaho State University’s Kasiska Division of Health Sciences will host its annual Research Day called “Caring for a Multicultural World” on Friday, April 21 in Meridian and Pocatello.
Basic physical and dental exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening April 13
BOISE-Basic physical and dental exams and onsite testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, April 13, 4-7 p.m., at Whittier Elementary School, 301 N. 29th St.
Discounted blood screening services offered at ISU Meridian Health Science Center in March
MERIDIAN- The Idaho State University Bengal Lab at Meridian is offering blood-draw services at a deeply reduced rate from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 30 and 31. For $40, attendees can get the following services:
Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening March 9
Basic physical and dental exams, flu shots while supplies last, and testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening March 9, 4-7 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center.
Accelerated nursing students apply classroom lesson in real world
MERIDIAN—Nursing students at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center spent a recent Thursday morning learning how to safely transport patients within a hospital setting.
Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Feb. 9
BOISE-Basic physical and dental exams, flu shots while supplies last, and testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Feb. 9, 4-7 p.m., at Whitney United Methodist Church, 3315 W. Overland Rd.
National pharmacy association names ISU-Meridian’s Glenda Carr top student chapter advisor for 2017
MERIDIAN—Dr. Glenda Carr is the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists’ Outstanding Chapter Advisor for 2017. She’ll be recognized at APhA’s annual meeting March 24-27 in San Francisco.
Idaho State University seeks feedback to improve Traumatic Brain Injury services in Idaho
MERIDIAN-Want to help chart the future of Traumatic Brain Injury services in Idaho? What services and supports do you need? Are they available in your community?
ISU-Meridian biomedical lab installs new high-tech research tool
MERIDIAN-The College of Pharmacy at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center is home to a new high-tech tool designed to help scientists advance clinical and translational research at ISU.
ISU-Meridian’s Ryan Lindsay elected president of IPHA
Idaho State University-Meridian assistant professor Ryan Lindsay is the new president of the Idaho Public Health Association. He began a one-year term Jan. 19.
Idaho State University hosts Pharmacy Day, free health fair at the Idaho State Capitol Building Jan. 16
Get your blood pressure checked, a flu shot and learn about diabetes prevention at the annual Pharmacy Day at the Capitol on Monday, January 16 at the Idaho State Capitol, 700 W. Jefferson St.
ISU early admission program in dental hygiene shows success
POCATELLO – Officials say a new pilot program for early admission to Idaho State University’s Department of Dental Hygiene is showing signs of success.
ISU Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House set for Oct. 24
MERIDIAN—Learn about dozens of Idaho State University health professions programs, tour the Meridian campus, and get a flu shot at Health Science Experience Night and the Pharmacy Open House, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 5-7:30 p.m.
No health insurance? Free comprehensive health screening at ISU-Meridian Oct. 19
MERIDIAN--Basic physical and dental exams and testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Oct. 19, 4-7 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 East Central Drive.
Healthy aging, nutrition and disease management among topics at ISU Thomas Geriatric Symposium Oct. 6 in Meridian
MERIDIAN-The 10th annual Idaho State University Thomas Geriatric Symposium is Friday, Oct. 6 at the ISU-Meridian Health Center and Pond Student Union Ballroom in Pocatello.
Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Sept. 21
BOISE--Free flu shots, basic physical and dental exams, and onsite testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Sept. 21, 4-7 p.m., at Whitney United Methodist Church, 3315 W. Overland Rd., in Boise.
ISU awarded AmeriCorps grant to serve children and families in Idaho, including Treasure Valley
Idaho State University’s HealthCare for Children and Families AmeriCorps program has received a $345,915 federal grant to provide basic health screenings for children and connect underserved families to community resources that can improve their lives.
What it means to age: ISU's Thomas Geriatric Symposium, Idaho Public Television and Honoring Choices® Idaho partner to raise awareness of aging and community resources
When Jeff Tucker, the director of content services at Idaho Public Television, learned about the Thomas Geriatric Symposium, he saw a natural connection between the ISU program, IdahoPTV and Honoring Choices® Idaho.
Dr. Patricia Marincic hired to lead Meridian campus
MERIDIAN--Dr. Patricia Z. Marincic is the new associate vice president for the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center. She’ll manage campus operations, academic programs and facilitate community outreach, according to university officials.
ISU researcher Karl Madaras-Kelly leads battle against antimicrobial resistance
MERIDIAN— In an effort to help improve care of U.S veterans, Idaho State University researcher Karl Madaras-Kelly is at the forefront of efforts to research the dangers posed by unnecessary antimicrobial use.
Kristina Blaiser honored for clinical research
MERIDIAN-Idaho State University’s School of Rehabilitation and Communications Sciences has honored associate professor Kristina Blaiser with its first Clinical Research Award for her work with children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and their families.