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Elene Adler

Elene Adler

Concussion Center Intern

Office: Reed Gym 201

208-282-4852

adleelen@isu.edu

Elene Adler is from Blackfoot Idaho. She is a mother, wife, a Navy vet, and a full-time student. Elene's major is Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Science. Elene plans to receive her Masters in Athletic Trainer from Idaho State University.  She hopes to either work with the military in the United States or move to Australia and work with the sports teams. Elene is the Career Path Intern for the Concussion Center.  

Paula Arinze

Paula Arinze

Marketing and Finance Intern

Office: Reed Gym 201

208-282-4852

arinpaul@isu.edu

Paula Onyekachukwu Arinze is currently the Finance and Marketing Intern of the SSPE department. She is from Delta state but was born and raised in Cross River and Lagos State Nigeria. She is obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and a minor in Business Administration with the intent of pursuing a dual Masters after graduation. Paula enjoys warm weather, reading and writing fanfiction, watching anime and trying new things.

Marissa Chase

Marissa Chase

Human Performance Lab Intern

Office: Reed Gym 125

208-282-3727

chasmari@isu.edu

Marissa Chase is currently working as a Career Path Intern for the Human Performance Lab. She is in her final year of undergrad, and will be graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Science. Once graduated, Marissa hopes to get into Physician Assistants Studies to gain her Masters. Marissa is currently working alongside Dr. Meyers on research related to the incidence of hand and wrist injuries for football players compared to natural grass and field turf.

Mitchell Cushman

Mitchell Cushman

Human Performance Lab Intern

Office: Reed Gym 125

208-282-3721

cushmitc@isu.edu

Mitch grew up in Ucon, Idaho, a small town just north of Idaho Falls. He graduated from Bonneville High School in 2013, then began his undergraduate career with the College of Southern Idaho. After one semester, he transferred to Idaho State University at the Idaho Falls campus, then moved to Pocatello in 2015 to begin taking classes on the main campus. Once on the main campus, Mitch changed his major from civil engineering to physical education and began planning for a career in the medical. Mitch joined the Human Performance Lab as a Career Path Intern in January of 2017, and is also president of the Kappa Sigma fraternity and a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, a national honor society. He will graduate this May with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Science. After graduation, Mitch plans on working to gain patient care experience, as well as continuing to assist in research with Dr. Michael Meyers. From the great help and advice of the SSPE faculty, Mitch plans on attending medical school and will apply in the Fall of 2019.

Jase Johnson

Jase Johnson

Human Performance Lab Intern

Office: Reed Gym 125

208-282-3727

johnjase@isu.edu

Jase Johnson was born and raised in Pocatello, Idaho. Some of his hobbies include: mountain biking, dirt-biking, and skiing. However, if it is has anything to do with physical activity, he is willing to try it. He has a wife with two young children.  He is currently a full time student at Idaho State University; graduating in May of 2018 with a Bachelor in Science: Physical Education degree with an emphasis in Exercise Science. He also works in the Human Performance Lab as a Career Path Intern to complement his studies while at ISU. He is also currently studying for the MCAT with a career goal of going to medical school and obtaining a physician license in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. His hopes are to come back to the area of Pocatello and practice Orthopedic Surgery in the area.

Jennifer McCaw

Jennifer McCaw

Human Performance Lab Intern

Office: Reed Gym 125

208-282-3727

mccajen3@isu.edu

Jennifer McCaw is a senior from Pahrump, Nevada and will be graduating this May with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Science. She played for the ISU women's soccer team for four years and was named team most valuable player in 2016 and team captain in 2017. After her soccer career was over, she started as a Career Path Intern in the Human Performance Lab in January 2018. Jennifer's career goals are to become an athletic trainer, get into a Physician Assistant program, then become a PA in orthopedics. She is now working with Dr. Meyers on a research study that looks at cardiac and blood pressure abnormalities among female collegiate athletes.

Leila Riley

Leila Riley

Equipment Room Intern

Office: Reed Gym 205

208-282-3967

rileleil@isu.edu

Leila Riley is the CPI for the SSPE Equipment Room. She is a graduate student in the Athletic Administration Masters program. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Idaho in Exercise Science and Health. Her hometown is a few hours north of U of I in a small town called Athol.  She plans on continuing working with athletic equipment and wants to work her way up to an Athletics Director.

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