Idaho State University-Meridian to host Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House Oct. 11
When Emily Holcomb attended ISU-Meridian's Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House last fall, she didn't expect to win an iPad.
"I was hoping for a T-shirt," laughed Holcomb, a freshman studying pre-nursing in Pocatello. (more…)
ISU-Meridian and Ada County to provide dental evaluations, physical exams and flu shots for uninsured at Oct. 4 community health screening
Uninsured and in need of health services?
Attend a free community health screening, Thursday, Oct. 4, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 707 W. Fort Street, Boise. Faculty and student clinicians from the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will conduct the screenings. Services include: (more…)
El Korah Shriners and Idaho State University-Meridian will host a free screening clinic for children with orthopedic conditions, burns and spinal cord injuries.
The clinic is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6, 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. (more…)
CALDWELL – The College of Idaho and Idaho State University will address the growing need for primary health providers in Idaho and the nation by educating more physician assistants beginning in fall 2014.
At a news conference Aug. 29, leaders from both institutions signed an agreement to expand ISU's two-year Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program to a third campus at College of Idaho in Caldwell. ISU's MPAS Program, which began in 1995, has graduated 16 classes and 508 physician assistants. (more…)
2012-13 ‘A Season of Note’ series announced; highlights include Little River Band, America, Pam Tillis shows
Idaho State University will host a range of entertainment productions in the 2012-13 "A Season of Note" series, including concerts by Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis Oct. 18, the Little River Band Nov. 15 and classic-rock band America March 2.
"Once again, we are presenting a wide variety of programs for out patrons to enjoy, from illusionist and acrobats to an array of musical acts," said George Casper, ISU director of events. "The variety and quality of this year's series is excellent." (more…)
The American Red Cross emergency shelter in the Idaho State University Holt Arena for evacuees of the Charlotte Fire in the Mink Creek and Gibson Jack areas was closed at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 30, announced Stephen Chatterton, director of ISU Public Safety.
Enjoy the music of singer/songwriter Steve Eaton and help feed Idaho’s hungry during "An Evening with Steve Eaton," Saturday, July 21, presented by the Idaho State University Alumni Association.
The concert is from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Gates open at 5 p.m. (more…)
Idaho Museum of Natural History fieldtrip to explore Camas Prairie June 9 has buses leaving from Boise, Pocatello
On Saturday, June 9, 90 participants from across Southern Idaho, on buses leaving from Boise and Pocatello, will converge on the Camas Prairie Centennial Marsh to experience camas lilies in bloom while learning of their importance to the lifestyle of Idaho’s Native peoples and the natural ecosystem.
The theme of the fieldtrip is "A Splash of Blue, A Marsh of Green, Wings on the Wind: Exploring the Camas Prairie." (more…)
Idaho State University-Meridian confers 195 degrees at May commencement; Russell Singleton selected top Student Excellence honoree
Programs included pharmacy, audiology, physician assistant studies, nursing, speech-language pathology, counseling, medical laboratory sciences, athletic administration, public health, paramedic science, and communication sciences and disorders.
The commencement address was delivered by Dr. Ted Epperly, the chief executive and director of the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho. He told the graduates he was proud to call them colleagues and encouraged them to serve others. (more…)
Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy Professor Madaras-Kelly receives NIH grant to improve antibiotic use in hospitals
Idaho State University-Meridian pharmacy Professor Karl Madaras-Kelly has received a $365,166 research grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop standards for measuring antibiotic use in hospitalized patients.
The study—the largest of its kind to date—has the potential to improve care and decrease antibiotic-resistant infections in hospitals nationwide. (more…)