Annual Kasiska Research Day will focus on prevention
MERIDIAN - “Prevention: The Role of the Health Professional” is the theme of the Idaho State University Kasiska Division of Health Sciences annual Research Day. The event is Friday, April 19, 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in Meridian and Pocatello.
Basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening March 14
MERIDIAN-Basic physical and dental exams and onsite testing for blood sugar levels are included in free services offered at a community health screening March 14, 4-7 p.m., at the Sam and Aline Skaggs Health Science Center at Idaho State.
Meridian professors working to improve outcomes for children who are deaf or hard of hearing
MERIDIAN – Two Idaho State University-Meridian researchers have received a $290,000 grant from the Philadelphia-based Oberkotter Foundation to help parents of Idaho children who are deaf or hard of hearing to better understand a child’s needs at an early age.
Idaho State University-Meridian to offer discounted blood screening services Feb. 7
MERIDIAN—The Idaho State University Bengal Lab will offer blood-draw services from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Feb.7 on the first floor of the Sam and Aline Skaggs Health Science Center at ISU-Meridian, 1311 E. Central Drive.
Event Cancelled--Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Feb. 14
MERIDIAN-Free flu shots while supplies last, basic physical and dental exams, and testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are among services offered at a free community health screening Thursday, Feb. 14, 4-7 p.m., at First Baptist Church, 607 N. 13th St., in Boise.
Idaho State University-Meridian offers free health screening April 11 in Nampa
MERIDIAN—Basic physical and dental exams and onsite testing for blood sugar levels are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, April 11, 4-7 p.m., at Snake River Elementary School, 500 Stampede Drive, in Nampa.
April 5, 2019
Annual Meeting and recognition ceremony April 25
Free community hearing screenings at Idaho State University-Meridian, February-April
MERIDIAN—Get your hearing checked for free at a series of screenings starting Thursday, Feb. 21, 3-6 p.m., at the Speech and Language Clinic at Idaho State University-Meridian, 1311 E. Central Drive.
Idaho State will award more than 300 degrees in Treasure Valley commencement ceremony May 6
BOISE—Idaho State University will celebrate the achievements of hundreds of Treasure Valley students at commencement May 6—with a record 329 students eligible for degrees and certificates.
ISU Speech and Language clinics provide free treatment for children, thanks to funds from Scottish Rite Foundation
MERIDIAN--Over the last two years, over $12,000 in scholarships from the Scottish Rite Foundation have helped supplement the costs of speech language pathology treatment for underserved children who visit Idaho State Universy's Speech and Language clincs.
April 16, 2019
POCATELLO – Idaho State University and the ISU Alumni Association proudly announce the 2019 Outstanding Student Award recipients who will be honored at Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 4, in Holt Arena.
Dr. Mark Roberts honored for contribution to ISU health sciences
Meridian—Idaho State University’s Kasiska Division of Health Sciences, with programs in Meridian and Pocatello, has selected noted cancer physician Mark Roberts as the 2019 recipient of its annual Vice President for Health Sciences Excellence Award.
Nursing students benefit from unique scholarship fund
MERIDIAN - Four Idaho State University students in Meridian’s accelerated nursing program are wrapping up their studies this spring, thanks to 2018-2019 scholarships awarded by the John William Jackson Fund (JWJF), a statewide program that benefits future nurses schools.
Roar, Bengals Roar! Idaho State awards record number of degrees in Treasure Valley commencement ceremony May 6
BOISE—Idaho State University celebrated the achievements of more than 320 students at its Treasure Valley commencement May 6 by awarding a record number of degrees and certificates—with the majority conferred in the health professions and health sciences.
November 21, 2019
ISU College of Business grad student Torres earns fellowship at the University of Kansas Health System
POCATELLO – Idaho State University College of Business student Tony Torres was recently awarded the prestigious opportunity to join the University of Kansas Health System (UKHS) administrative fellowship program where he was one of three candidates out of over 70 applicants to be selected.
Meeting demand: Idaho State University set to train more occupational therapists and counselors
MERIDIAN--Idaho State University’s Kasiska Division of Health Sciences is a step closer to adding three new graduate degrees, including a master's degree in occupational therapy at ISU-Meridan, thanks to recent approval from the Idaho State Board of Education.
Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House set for Oct. 15 in Meridian
MERIDIAN—Learn about dozens of Idaho State University health professions programs, tour the Meridian campus, and get a flu shot at Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 5-7:30 p.m.
Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at Idaho State University/Ada County Health Screenings Oct. 10 and Nov. 14
BOISE—Free flu shots while supplies last, basic physical and dental exams, and onsite testing for blood sugar and cholesterol levels are included in free services offered at two free community health screenings in the Treasure Valley this fall.
Idaho State and older adult community work together to train health professions students
MERIDIAN –Idaho State University health professions students will have an opportunity to hone their clinical and communication skills during an interprofessional training event Oct. 4, thanks to a little help from older and retired members of the Treasure Valley community.
Free hearing screenings at ISU-Meridian
MERIDIAN-Get your hearing checked for free Oct. 17 and Nov. 7, 3-6 p.m., at the Speech and Language Clinic at Idaho State University-Meridian, 1311 E. Central Drive.
Thomas Geriatric Symposium set for Sept. 27 in Treasure Valley
BOISE - The Idaho State University Kasiska Division of Health Sciences will host the Thomas Geriatric Symposium at the Dick Eardley Boise Senior Center, 690 Robbins Road, Sept. 27 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided.
Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at Idaho State University/Ada County Health Screening Sept. 12
BOISE—Free flu shots, basic physical and dental exams, and onsite testing for blood sugar levels and cholesterol are included in free services offered at a community health screening Thursday, Sept. 12, 5-7:30 p.m., at Desert Sage Elementary School, 9325 W. Mossywood Drive.
Treasure Valley anatomy labs host one-of-a kind workshop for teachers
MERIDIAN—Sixteen health science educators took a rare journey through the human body at an anatomy workshop Aug. 8, hosted by Idaho State University-Meridian faculty and staff at the L.S. and Aline Skaggs Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories.
Paula Phelps appointed to Idaho State Board of Medicine
BOISE – Idaho State University’s physician assistant studies program director, Paula Phelps, is a new member of the Idaho Board of Medicine. Idaho Gov. Brad Little announced the appointment this week and she’ll serve until March 2025.
ISU researchers discover link between adverse drug events and multidrug therapies
MERIDIAN - Researchers at Idaho State University are laying the foundation necessary for a better understanding, and eventually diminishing, adverse drug effects that can occur in patients taking multiple medications.
Idaho State University-Meridian faculty begin rigorous training to improve education of students, clinicians, and communities
MERIDIAN– A group of ISU-Meridian faculty from numerous health disciplines are working together with the help of professional mentors to enhance the experience for students learning to care for patients with cancer.