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Elizabeth Fore

Elizabeth Fore, PhD

Department Chair and Assistant Professor

Office: Reed Gym #241

208-282-4892

foremarg@isu.edu

Brief Biography

M. Elizabeth Fore, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Master of Public Health Program, Chair of the Department of Community and Public Health, and Interim Director of the Institute of Rural Health at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho.  She joined the faculty at ISU in 2011. She has extensive experience as an evaluator of local and state-level health services programs and as a qualitative researcher of access to care barriers for underserved populations, including, limited-English-proficient Latinos, Medicaid recipients, and rural residents.  Since 2008, she has been the Principal Investigator or co-Principal Investigator of 18 grants and contracts totaling over $2 million.

Education

Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, 2006                       

Graduate Certificate, University of South Carolina, Women’s Studies, 2004                              

M.Ed., Clemson University, Counseling and Guidance Services, 1994

B.A., Clemson University, Psychology and History, 1992

Curriculum Vitae

Fore CV

Current Courses Taught

MPH 6604:  Social and Cultural Perspectives in Public Health

MPH 6620: Health Program Planning and Evaluation

Selected publications

Tarp, H.C., Fore, M.E., Nies, M.A., and Febles, C. G. (2016).  What does it mean to be healthy? Hispanics in the Southeastern Idaho agricultural industry. J Immigrant Minority Health. June 11, 2016. DOI 10.1007/s10903-016-0439-6.

Parra-Medina, D., Wilcox, S., Salinas, J., Addy, C., Fore, E., Poston, M.B., and Wilson, D. (2011).  Results of the HHER Lifestyle Trial: A Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Intervention for African American Women Attending Community Health Centers.  American Journal of Public Health, 101, 1914-1921.

Parra-Medina, D., Hilfinger, D. K., Fore, E., Mayo, R., Petry, D., and Prabhu Das, I. (2009) The Partnership for Cancer Prevention: Addressing access to cervical cancer screening among Latinas in South Carolina.  The Journal of the South Carolinas Medical Association, 105 (7) 297-308.

Messias, D. K. H., McLoughlin, K., Fore, M. E., Jennings, L. B., and Parra-Medina, D. (2008). Societal images of youth: Representations and interpretations by youth actively engaged in their communities. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 21,(2) 159-178.

Weber, L., and Fore, E.  (2007) Race, ethnicity and health: An intersectional approach.  In Handbook of the Sociology of Racial and Ethnic Relations. V. Hernan & J. Feagan (eds). Springer Press.

Messias, D., Fore, M. E., McLouglin, K., and Parra-Medina, D.  (2005) Adult Roles in Community-Based Youth Empowerment Programs: Implications for Best Practices.  Family and Community Health, 4, 320-37.

Maren Nelson

Maren Nelson

Administrative Assistant I

Office: Reed Gym 242

(208) 282-2729

chrimare@isu.edu

MHE, 2018, Idaho State University

BS (Health Education), 2012, Idaho State University

A native of Southeast Idaho, who enjoys the areas great outdoors. Hobbies include speanding time with family and friends, riding and hiking in the mountains, camping, crafting, cooking, and gardening.

Faculty and Staff

Janette Olsen

Janette Olsen, PhD

Associate Professor

Office: Reed Gym 243A

(208) 282-5194

olsejane@isu.edu

PhD (Health Promotion and Education), University of Utah
MS (Physical Education - Pedagogy), Brigham Young University
BS (Physical Education - Exercise Science), Brigham Young University
AS (Liberal/General Studies), College of Eastern Utah

I enjoy nature and anything related with racquetball.

Teaching Areas
Behavior Change and Personal Wellness

Research Interests
I am interested in resilience and how resilience training can help individuals make choices to learn, grow and ultimately, excel.  A component of resilience is body image.  I am interested in examining how the process of accessing innate resilience can influence body image and health behaviors. 

Melissa Caudle

Melissa Caudle, MHE

Instructor

Office: Reed Gym 242B

(208) 282-2398

orgimel2@isu.edu

Bachelor of Science (Health Education and Promotion), Idaho State University
Master of Health Education, Idaho State University

Teaching Areas: Environmental Health, Curriculum and Methods for Health Education, Community and Public Health, First Year Seminar, Stress and Emotional Health, Introduction to Health Education, Alcohol and Drug Awareness, Practicum

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, yoga, baking and traveling.

Lisa Salazar

Lisa Salazar, Ph.D.(ABD), M.Ed., MPH

Office: Reed Gym 242A

(208) 282-3135

salalisa@isu.edu

Ph.D. Candidate, Instructional Design/Adult Education, Idaho State University

Master of Education, Instructional Technology, Idaho State University 

Master of Public Health, Idaho State University

Health Education

Matt Andersen

Instructor - CADC

andemat2@isu.edu

Master of Counseling, Idaho State University
BS, Psychology, Idaho State University

Emeritus

Rick Kearns, EdD, Professor Emeritus

Delane Kritsky, PhD, Professor Emeritus

Lloyd "Mike" Morris, PhD, Professor Emeritus

Willis McAleese, PhD, Professor Emeritus

2015-16 Graduate Teaching Assistants

  Asma Rashid - Master of Public Health

  Mindy Hong - Master of Public Health

Contact Us

chp@isu.edu

208-282-3992

208-282-4645

650 Memorial Drive

Bldg 66, Room 202

Pocatello, ID


 

Mailing Address:
921 S 8th Ave Stop 8090
Pocatello, ID 83209-8090

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