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Idaho’s first medical school hosts ribbon cutting, celebrates partnership with ISU

MERIDIAN, Idaho —Several hundred people gathered on the Idaho State University-Meridian campus Sept. 5 to tour the new Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine and listen to remarks from educators, community leaders and founders of the state’s first medical school.

September 6, 2018

Adult pneumonia immunizations save lives

POCATELLO – According to national research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), less than 67 percent of adults age 65 or older received their pneumoniavaccination in 2016. In Southeast Idaho, 57 percent of Medicare beneficiaries have never received a pneumonia vaccination, putting them at risk for serious illness and hospitalization.

September 4, 2018

ISU's Jenifer Reader elected President Elect of the Phi Upsilon Omicron National Honor Society

POCATELLO ­– One of Idaho State University’s newest faculty members in dietetics, Jenifer Reader,  has been elected as President Elect of the Phi Upsilon Omicron (Phi U) National Honor Society.

August 28, 2018

ISU Institute of Rural Health seeks comment on statewide traumatic brain injury plan

MERIDIAN—Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health has received a $450,000 grant from the federal Administration for Community Living to continue the development of a statewide action plan to address the needs of citizens living with a traumatic brain injury or TBI.

August 20, 2018

Idaho State University dental hygiene faculty and alumni receive multiple honors at American Dental Hygienists’ Association annual conference

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - The work of faculty and alumni from the Department of Dental Hygiene at Idaho State University (ISU) did not go unnoticed at the association’s annual conference in June. There the ADHA honored an ISU faculty member with a prestigious Presidential Citation Award, and installed a new slate of officers for the upcoming year, with an ISU alumna among them.

July 12, 2018

Idaho State University’s Family Medicine Residency Program graduates prepare for practice across the United States

Seven family medicine physicians, two pharmacotherapists and one clinical psychologist will soon begin practicing in locations around the US, after completing their residencies at Idaho State University.

July 6, 2018

ISU-Meridian hosts “Stop the Bleed” training for faculty and staff

Saint Alphonsus trauma nurses Cheryl Bice and Marie Krochmal spent June 28 on the Idaho State University-Meridian campus, training 11 faculty and staff members on how to administer aid in bleeding emergencies.

June 29, 2018

Idaho State University hires AHEC director

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health in the Kasiska Division of Health Sciences has hired Diana Campanella Schow to head an area health education center or AHEC, created to improve access to primary care in southeast Idaho’s underserved and rural communities.

June 21, 2018

Idaho State University’s Kasiska Division of Health Sciences expanding, reorganizing for growth

POCATELLO - A reorganization of the Kasiska Division of Health Sciences has added three new colleges at Idaho State University.

By Lee Ann Hancock, DHS Marketing Director | June 20, 2018

Idaho State University welcomes seven Family Medicine Residency interns

POCATELLO – Each year, the Idaho State University Family Medicine Residency Program graduates seven Family Medicine Physicians, and each year welcomes seven new interns to take their place.

March 27, 2018

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