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Research Day Committee

The Research Day Committee consists of members from each department and school within the Kasiska Division of Health Sciences. The mission of the Committee is to highlight ISU faculty and student research endeavors.

This dedicated group organizes and facilitates the annual Research Day event, which engages faculty and students from all campuses as well as community health research partners.

2020 Research Day Committee Members

Co-Chairs

Mary Van Donsel, MSR
Communication Sciences and Disorders
vandmary@isu.edu

John Holmes, PharmD
College of Pharmacy
holmjohn@isu.edu

Meridian Campus

Hillary Swann-Thomsen, PhD
Idaho Center for Health Research
swanhill@isu.edu

Evan Papa, PT, DPT, PhD
Department of Physical & Occupational Therapy
papaevan@isu.edu

Cathy Oliphant, PharmD
College of Pharmacy
olipcath@isu.edu

Pocatello Campus

Karissa Miller, MS, CCC-SLP
Communication Sciences and Disorders
maiekari@isu.edu

Mary Nies, PhD

College of Nursing
niesmary@isu.edu

Chris Wertz, MSRS
Radiographic Science
wertchr@isu.edu

Rachelle Williams, RDH, MS
Dental Hygiene
grovrach@isu.edu