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Teresa Conner, PT, PhD, MBA

Dean of the College of Health
Professor

Office: College of Health | Beckley Nursing Building 66 | Room 204

208-282-4665

teresaconner@isu.edu

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LaVona Andrew, MA

Program Director - Sign Language Interpreting
Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Meridian Health Science Center Room 810C

(208) 501-8783

lavonaandrew@isu.edu

Gabriel Anne Bargen

Dr. Gabriel Anne Bargen, Ph.D., CCC-A/SLP

Interim Executive Director Meridian Administration
Program Director-PhD in Rehabilitation & Communication Sciences
Associate Professor

Office: MHSC, Room 819G

(208) 373-1722

barggabr@isu.edu

Kristina Blaiser

Kristina Blaiser, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Chief Clinical Innovation Officer Program Director- Speech-Language Pathology
Associate Professor

Office: Meridian Health Science Center, Room 808C

208-373-1814

kristinablaiser@isu.edu

Char Byington, Director of Dietetic Internship and Clinical Assistant Professor

Char Byington, MEd, RDN, LD

Department Chair & Program Director- Dietetics Dietetic Interns
Clinical Associate Professor

Office: Garrison Hall 620

(208) 282-3091

charbyington@isu.edu

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Ryan Cluff, RDH, MEd

Department Chair- Dental Hygiene
Assistant Professor

(208) 282-4360

ryancluff@isu.edu

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L. Derek Gerber, PT, DPT, EdD

Interim Chair/Program Director- Physical Therapy
Clinical Associate Professor

Office: Garrison Hall 218

208-282-4307

derekgerber@isu.edu

 

 

Amanda Henscheid, OTD, OTR/L

Interim Department Chair- Occupational Therapy
Clinical Assistant Professor
Assistant Fieldwork Coordinator- Meridian

Office: Meridian 819A

208-373-1971

amandahenscheid@isu.edu

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Jennifer Hightower, Ph.D., MS, NCC

Specialist in People & Culture
Assistant Professor of Counseling

Office: ISU Meridian Sam and Aline Skaggs Health Science Center

jenniferhightower@isu.edu

Jenn Holst

Dr. Jenn Holst, Au.D., CCC-A

Program Director-Audiology
Clinical Professor

Office: SPA Building 68, Room 119

(208) 282-3747

holsjenn@isu.edu

Rachel Hulse

Rachel Hulse, EdD, MLS(ASCP)cm

Program Director- Medical Laboratory Science
Assistant Professor

Office: Leonard Hall 218

(208) 282-4456

(208) 282-4546

hulsrach@isu.edu

David M. Kleist, Ph.D.

Department Chair-Counseling
Professor

Office: Garrison Hall Room 716

(208) 282-4315

kleidavi@isu.edu

Barbara Kornblau, JD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Barbara Kornblau, JD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Program Director- Occupational Therapy
Professor

Office: OFFSITE/Garrison Hall 203

(305) 778-0002

barbarakornblau@isu.edu

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Ryan Lindsay, PhD, MPH

Department Chair-Community and Public Health
Assistant Professor

Office: 1311 E. Central Dr., Meridian, ID 83642

208-373-1779

ryanlindsay@isu.edu

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Michael Mikitish

Department Chair- Emergency Services
Clinical Assistant Professor

Office: Emergency Services Department, ISU-Meridian, Idaho

208-373-1764

mikimich@isu.edu

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Dani M. Moffit, PhD, LAT, ATC

Program Director - MSAT
Associate Professor

Office: Reed Gym 311

(208) 282-4441

danimoffit@isu.edu

Karen Neill

Karen Neill, PhD, RN, MS, DF-IAFN

Associate Dean and Director- School of Nursing

Office: Beckley Building 66

208-282-2102

208-282-2443

neilkare@isu.edu

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Mary A. Nies, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAAHB

Special Assistant to the Dean for Grant Writing
Professor
Joint appointment MPH program

Office: Beckley 318

208-282-4602

niesmary@isu.edu

Jared Papa, MPAS, PA-C

Jared Papa, MPAS, PA-C

Program Director & Chair- Physician Assistant Studies
Clinical Associate Professor

Office: Meridian

(208) 373-1754

papajare@isu.edu

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Lisa Russell

Management Assistant to the Dean

Office: Beckley Nursing Bldg 66 | Room 204A

208-282-4665

lisarussell@isu.edu

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Ellen Rogo, BS, MEd, RDH, PhD

Associate Dean of Curriculum & Assessment
Professor

(208) 282-3017

ellenrogo@isu.edu

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Chris Sanford, PhD, CCC-A

Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development Department Chair - Communication Sciences and Disorders
Associate Professor

Office: 600 Memorial Drive Bldg 68, Rm 204

(208) 282-3813

chrissanford@isu.edu

Christopher Wertz

Christopher Wertz, MSRS, RT (R) (AART)

Radiographic Science Program- Program Director
Assistant Professor

Office: 600 Memorial Drive Bldg 66, Rm 225

(208) 282-2871

christopherwertz@isu.edu

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