ISU-Meridian designates scholarship to commemorate Ada County sesquicentennial
An Ada County student attending the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will receive a $1,000 scholarship next fall in honor of the county’s 150th anniversary.
Galen Louis' big adventure: A Bengal on the Camino
A fractured foot didn’t stop Galen Louis from completing one of the top items on his bucket list this fall—hiking 154 miles of the famed El Camino de Santiago trail through northern Spain.
Free hearing screenings through spring at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center
Get your hearing checked for free at a series of screenings beginning Dec. 9 at the Speech and Language Clinic at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.
Free flu shots and traumatic brain injury screenings offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Nov. 20
Free flu shots and screenings for hepatitis C and traumatic brain injury are among services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Nov. 20, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.
ISU Meridian’s Samantha Lange displays talents on national stage and in classroom
Samantha Lange, 24, had a good reason to miss her department’s new student orientation at Idaho State University-Meridian in late August.
Idaho State physician assistant students donate to local and international communities
Idaho State University’s physician assistant students contributed more than $8,000 this year to local and international community outreach—students raised approximately $4,650 in donations
Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House set for Oct. 23
Learn about dozens of Idaho State University health professions programs and get a flu shot at Health Science Experience Night and the Pharmacy Open House on Thursday,
Free flu shots and traumatic brain injury screenings offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Oct. 16
Flu shots and screenings for traumatic brain injury are among the free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Oct. 16, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2920 Cassia St., in Boise.
Idaho Conference on Health Care and Thomas Geriatric Symposium set Oct. 31 in Meridian and Pocatello
The 27th Annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and the 7th Annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium is Friday, Oct. 31 at Idaho State University in Pocatello. The conference is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
El Korah Shriners and Idaho State University-Meridian to host free screening clinic for children with orthopedic conditions, burns and spinal cord injuries
The clinic is Saturday, Oct. 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive. The Center is located on the north side of I-84 between Locust Grove and Meridian roads.
Free flu shots and traumatic brain injury screenings offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Sept. 18
Flu shots and screenings for traumatic brain injury are among the free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Sept. 18, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 707 W. Fort St., in Boise.
Free hearing screenings at ISU-Meridian Health Science Center set for Sept. 9 through November
Get your hearing checked for free Sept. 9 at the Speech and Language Clinic at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive, in Meridian.
Run for the Health of It event set for Sept. 14
Lace up your shoes and hit the Boise greenbelt Sunday, Sept. 14 for the annual Run for the Health of It 5k sponsored by the Professional Pharmacy Student Association at the Idaho State University—Meridian Health Science Center.
Idaho State University expands Physician Assistant Studies Program to The College of Idaho
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.
ISU signs cooperation agreement with Autonomous University of Ciudad Juárez for student exchange program
Idaho State University (ISU) has signed a cooperation agreement with Autonomous University of Ciudad Juárez (UACJ) in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.
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 $1million 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.
ISU Alumni Association presents Steve Eaton in concert July 19 at The Stonehouse in Boise
Enjoy the music of Boise singer/songwriter Steve Eaton during “An Evening with Steve Eaton,” Saturday, July 19, at The Stonehouse, 665 Park Boulevard. The event—sponsored by the Idaho State University Alumni Association— is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Recovering from stroke: A lesson taught by survivors
It was 4:30 a.m., Oct. 29, 2009. Laura Millward woke up with a horrible headache, nausea and vomiting.stroke survivors “My husband said ‘are you ok?’ I said ‘no’… something is wrong,” recalled the Meridian homemaker and mother of four children.
Idaho State University begins construction of Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories
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 State University seeks Treasure Valley participants for stuttering clinics in Meridian and Pocatello
Stuttering affects up to 4 percent of the world’s population and can lead to feelings of isolation, anxiety, depression and thoughts of suicide.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics honors Ruth Schneider
Idaho State University-Meridian’s Ruth Schneider has been designated a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy notified her May 29.
Idaho State’s Bachelor in Health Science degree ranked in the nation’s top 25
TheBestSchools.org has rated Idaho State University’s Bachelor in Health Science degree as one of the best in the country, ranking No. 20 on a list of the top 25.
ISU-Meridian’s Jerry Jones receives technology certification
Idaho State University-Meridian video instruction manager Jerry Jones has achieved the CompTIA A+ certification awarded by the Computing Technology Industry Association, an international organization of information technology professionals and companies.
ISU-Meridian confers record number of degrees at May 12 commencement
Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center graduated its largest class ever May 12, conferring 235 degrees and naming audiology graduate Sarah Weber the top Sarah WeberStudent Excellence honoree.
Idaho State University names ISU-Meridian’s Kelly Pesnell 2014 Distinguished Teacher
Assistant clinical nursing professor Kelly Fanning Pesnell is Idaho State University’s 2014 Distinguished Teacher.
Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences names 2014 Graduates of Distinction
Students Kristin Moore, Cory Nelson and Sarah Weber are the Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences (DHS) 2014 Graduates of Distinction. Moore is Outstanding Researcher, Nelson is Outstanding Leader, and Weber is Outstanding Clinician.
ISU-Meridian will confer 235 degrees and recognize Student Excellence honorees at May 12 commencement; Dr. Joseph H. Williams to speak
Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center will graduate its largest class ever May 12, conferring 235 degrees at the Boise Center, 850 W. Front Street. The ceremony begins at 6 p.m.
AVP Katsilometes serves as a keynote speaker at national branch campus conference
Idaho State University-Meridian Associate Vice President Bessie Katsilometes was keynote speaker at the NABCA Annual Conference, April 9-12, in Newport Beach, Calif.
Be a Bengal: ISU-Meridian will host April 22 reception for new fall students
Treasure Valley high school students admitted to Idaho State University for the fall semester and their parents will learn tips on how to make the first year of college a success at
Idaho State University-Meridian’s Daria Kanevski: Oral Health Champion
Daria Kanevski, a first-year Idaho State University physician assistant studies student at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, has been selected as an Oral Health Champion by the Student Academy of the American Academy
Spring into better health at April 10 Community Health Screening
The spring months and warmer temperatures are a perfect time to get a handle on your health. If you are an adult without health insurance or limited access to medical care, attend a free Community
Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences to hold Research Symposium on March 14
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.,
Spring into better health at April 10 Community Health Screening
The spring months and warmer temperatures are a perfect time to get a handle on your health. If you are an adult without health insurance or limited access to medical care,
Open Wide: ISU-Meridian dentists provide free dental care on Give Kids a Smile Day
Most kids don’t mind missing a few hours of school. But for a visit to the dentist?
ISU-Meridian and Pocatello student pharmacists win grant for community outreach efforts
Idaho State University College of Pharmacy’s nationally recognized community outreach programs have another award to add to the list—a $1,500 Powering Tomorrow Grant from Idaho Power.
ISU-Meridian’s Elizabeth Horn receives counseling award
The Idaho Counseling Association has honored Dr. Elizabeth Horn with the “Pass it on Baton” award from her advocacy work in the counseling profession. The association says her efforts have had a “positive impact for counselors on a state and national level.”
International researcher visits ISU-Meridian
Dr. Karima Benyahia, an international researcher from Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria, has wrapped up a month-long visit to the College of Pharmacy at Idaho State University-Meridian.
ISU and C of I physician assistant studies partnership moves forward
The College of Idaho’s joint physician assistant program has received a $100,000 grant from The ALSAM Foundation, based in Salt Lake City, to support renovations of a facility for the program as it prepares to enroll its first students in fall 2014.
ISU-Meridian’s Kirk Hevener receives New Investigator Award
The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy has chosen Idaho State University assistant professor Kirk Hevener for a New Investigator Award, one of 12 researchers in the country to receive the honor.
Become the Ultimate Bengal; win more than $13,000 in Idaho State University challenge
Interact with Idaho State University’s Facebook and other social media to become the Ultimate Bengal and win an award package worth more than $13,000. The ISU Ultimate Bengal Challenge kicks off Jan. 14 and a winner will be announced the week of April 25.
Student pharmacists offer free flu shots and health screenings at Pharmacy Day on Jan. 20
Get a free flu shot and cholesterol screening at the Idaho Pharmacy Day and Health Fair on Monday, Jan. 20 at the State Capitol in Downtown Boise.
Proposed Bioskills Learning Center featured in Meridian Press
The Meridian Press featured the proposed Bioskills Learning Center at Idaho State University-Meridian in its Jan. 10 edition. Click here to read the article.