Health Care Providers
Ronald Solbrig, MD
Dr. Solbrig is the director of the Student Health Center and brings a wealth of medical knowledge seasoned with gentle humor. He is an Idaho Falls native who graduated from the University of Washington Medical School in 1987 and completed his Family Medicine residency training at the University of Wyoming. He is an associate professor of Family Medicine at the ISU Family Medicine Residency where he has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards. His experience includes emergency room practice at Portneuf Medical Center as well as hospitalist work in Idaho and Utah. Ron’s personal interests include vocal music, hiking, mountain biking, and racquetball.
Nancy Alston, MD
Dr. Alston is a dedicated advocate for her student patients. She is board certified in Internal Medicine. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Utah. She practiced internal medicine in San Jose, California for 17 years prior to coming to Idaho. Nancy also has a practice with ISU Family Practice Residency Program. Her personal interests include her family, attending live theater, gardening, cooking, and traveling.
Tony Joseph, MD
Dr. Joseph brings some unique procedures such as trigger point injections ultra-sound quided injections, and acupuncture to the therapeutic table at Student Health. He graduated from St. Louis University in 1987 and went on to train in Family Medicine in Scottsdale, Arizona. He also completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is an avid mountain biker, skier, and enjoys the outdoors.
Supe Lyon, PA-C
Supe uses her international childhood to flavor her practice of medicine with a global perspective. She is a 2001 graduate from the Idaho State University Physician Assistant Program. Supe enjoys women’s health, sports medicine, and nutrition. She also enjoys mountain biking, running, traveling, and eating good food. Uniquely, Supe had the opportunity to grow up in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Argentina.
Ellie Taggart, PA-C
Ellie exudes enthusiasm and a passion for medicine. She graduated from the Idaho State University Physician Assistant Program in 2006. She also graduated in 2004 with a Master’s degree in Public Health. Ellie’s medical interests include women’s health, public health, orthopedics and sports medicine, traveler’s health, and wilderness medicine. Ellie enjoys any activity outdoors, especially alpine and backcountry skiing, running, biking, yoga, and gardening.
Jami Price, PA-C
Jami is a 2007 graduate of the Idaho State University Physician Assistant Program, and since graduation has spent her time working in Family Practice. Jami joined the Idaho State University Student Health staff in 2011. She enjoys all aspects of medicine. Her hobbies include riding horses, camping, boating, gardening, and spending time with her family.