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Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences to hold research symposium on March 14

Posted February 27, 2014

The Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences Research Symposium on the theme of “Research Paradigms: Spanning the Spectrum” will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 14 in the Pond Student Union in Pocatello and at 1311 E. Central Drive in Meridian.

Sessions will originate from Pocatello and Meridian and will be telecast from one location to the other.

The symposium will feature keynote speaker C. Scott Smith, who will deliver the keynote address “The Importance of Research for Better Health Outcomes, Education and Policy” at 8:30 a.m. Smith is the co-director of the Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education at the Boise Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Registration will run from 8 to 8:30 a.m., and the introduction and keynote will take place at 8:30 a.m. There will be six podium presentations from 10:15 a.m. to noon. From 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. there will be poster presentations. From 1:30 to 3 p.m. there will be opportunities for students’ to engage inter-professional education at the variety of student platforms. Light refreshments will be served at the morning break.

For more information on the symposium, contact Wendy Mickelsen at for Pocatello, Amy Hardy at for Meridian or visit