Idaho State University has expanded its two-year Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program (M.P.A.S.) to The College of Idaho in Caldwell, adding 12 seats this fall to the existing 60.
The intent is to meet the continuing demand for physician assistants in the Northwest and improve access to health care in underserved areas, say officials from both institutions. Physician assistants are highly skilled health professionals who provide medical treatment under the supervision of a physician. (more…)
Residents from Pocatello and surrounding areas will be participating in a study that will track their exercise and measure how self-expansion influences their physical activity. (more…)
When 29-year-old Rachel Schonbachler landed her first nursing job at Pioneer Memorial Hospital in Heppner, Oregon last September, she was thrilled. (more…)
Idaho State University receives major federal grant to screen for traumatic brain injuries and assist TBI survivors
Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health has been awarded a $1 million grant to screen Idahoans for traumatic brain injury and renew efforts to establish a statewide trust fund to temporarily assist TBI survivors and their families. (more…)
The Idaho State University College of Pharmacy has received $125,000 in student scholarships from Cardinal Health, Inc., a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Dublin, Ohio. (more…)
The TRiO Upward Bound students at Idaho State University invite all to attend TRiO Upward Bound’s 50th Anniversary Carnival Monday, July 14 on the ISU Quad starting at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to all ages.
The carnival highlights the theme “Celebrating College Access.” TRiO Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science high school students participating in ISU’s six-week residential college preparation program this summer have prepared carnival booths related to higher education. (more…)
Idaho State University has signed a cooperation agreement with Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
The agreement enables the exchange of students and faculty in the health science programs, enabling them to study community medicine from a global perspective. This collaborative effort is designed to broaden the academic, professional and cultural perspectives of the participants. (more…)
Idaho State University officially broke ground June 24 on The L.S. and Aline W. Skaggs Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories (TVAPL) at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.
Idaho Biomedical Research Network lands $16.3 million, five-year renewal grant, Idaho State University among institutions receiving funding
The statewide Idaho IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, or INBRE, will receive a $16.3 million, five-year renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health. (more…)
ISU Infant Vocal Development Lab hopes to find earlier intervention of language disorders; volunteers needed
“Bah-bah-bah.” “Ah.” “Eww.” “Gaa.”
The sounds infants make and caregivers’ report of their interactions with babies are the focus of the new Idaho State University Infant Vocal Development Laboratory, where researchers will be studying the sounds made by infants from 7 to 18 months of age, and the infants’ interactions with caregivers.
The focus of the new lab is to lay the groundwork for deeper understanding of speech and language development, and perhaps make possible the early detection and treatment of disorders. (more…)