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Idaho’s opioid epidemic is topic of annual ISU Kasiska Research Day April 20

MERIDIAN – A holistic approach to tackling Idaho’s opioid epidemic is the topic of the 2018 Kasiska Division of Health Sciences Research Day, Friday, April 20, at Idaho State University campuses in Meridian and Pocatello.


New Bengal in the house: Idaho State Board of Education names Kevin Satterlee ISU’s 13th president

MERIDIAN— Incoming Idaho State University President Kevin Satterlee says his administration will be one of passion, communication and transparency.


ISU-Meridian sponsors free health screening April 19, including tests for sexually transmitted diseases and traumatic brain injury

BOISE—Screenings for HIV, hepatitis C, alcohol use and depression are among free services offered at a comprehensive community health screening Thursday, April 19, 4-7 p.m., at Whittier Elementary School, 301 N. 29th St.


Glenda Carr and Amy Hardy honored for outstanding service

MERIDIAN– Two Idaho State University-Meridian faculty members—Glenda Carr and Amy Hardy—are among five university professors receiving Outstanding Service Awards for 2018.


ISU-Meridian offers free hearing screenings April 11

MERIDIAN—Get your hearing screened for free April 11 at Idaho State University’s Speech and Language Clinic, 1311 E. Central Drive.


Anita Smith named dean of School of Nursing

MERIDIAN – Anita Smith, Ph.D., is the new dean of Idaho State University’s School of Nursing. Smith, who will start in August, will oversee programs at the Meridian and Pocatello campuses.


Idaho State University renames Meridian Health Science Center in honor of Sam and Aline Skaggs

MERIDIAN—Idaho State University has renamed its Meridian health science complex in honor of Sam and Aline Skaggs whose decade of financial support has helped grow the Meridian campus and provide health professions education for hundreds of students and working professionals.


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