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Idaho State University-Meridian promotes health mission with new orange and black bus

Posted in General, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the December 13th, 2012

The Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center has a new set of wheels promoting its clinics and health mission, thanks to the El Korah Sand Duners Shriners of Boise.

In February 2011, the Shriners donated a 1997 Ford diesel vehicle to the Meridian campus. Campus administrators planned to spruce up the 22-passenger bus and transport student clinicians and faculty to off-site health screenings among other uses. (more…)

Community health screenings Dec. 6 at ISU-Meridian to offer free hepatitis C screenings, flu shots

Posted in General, People, Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the November 16th, 2012

A Dec. 6 community health screening at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will offer free hepatitis C screenings and flu shots. The free screening for uninsured adults is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, on the north side of Interstate 84 between Locust Grove and Meridian roads. (more…)

ISU public health students win scholarships; program director honored for outstanding service

Posted in General, People, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the November 15th, 2012

The Idaho Public Health Association awarded $400 scholarships to two Idaho State University students and presented assistant professor Galen Louis with its 2012 President's Award during the IPHA's annual meeting and awards reception Nov. 13 at Boise State University. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian’s Galen Louis sets up endowment to help public health students fund research

Posted in General, People, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the November 15th, 2012
Galen Louis, who is retiring Dec. 31 as director of Idaho State University's Master of Public Health Program, has started a scholarship fund to help MPH students with research and thesis projects. (more…)

Molina Medicaid Solutions honors Dr. Margaret Doucette for work in Uganda

Posted in General, People, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the October 30th, 2012

Idaho State University-Meridian affiliate faculty member Margaret Doucette recently received a 2012 Community Champion Award for her humanitarian work with Be the Change, Inc., a nonprofit organization that trains student and adult volunteers to implement social service programs in Africa. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian, Ada County to provide dental evals, physical exams, flu shots at Nov. 1 community health screening

Posted in General, People, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the October 18th, 2012

Uninsured and in need of health services?

Attend a free community health screening, Thursday, Nov. 1, 4 to 7 p.m., at the CATCH office, 503 S. Americana Blvd., in Boise.  CATCH stands for Charitable Assistance to Community’s Homeless. (more…)

Idaho State University-Meridian to host Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House Oct. 11

Posted in General, People, Events, Research, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the September 27th, 2012

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

Posted in General, People, Events, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the September 21st, 2012

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…)

Idaho State University-Meridian, El Korah Shriners team up to host free children’s screening clinic

Posted in General, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the September 6th, 2012

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…)

College of Idaho, Idaho State University partner to educate more physician assistants

Posted in General, Academics, Events, Featured, ISU-Boise by taylandy on the August 30th, 2012

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…)

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