ISU News: College of Health Professions
Idaho State University Department of Counseling is first to receive Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling Award
September 24, 2018
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s Department of Counseling received the very first Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC) 2018 Conference Award. The newly created ALGBTIC award is presented biennially to a counseling program that has demonstrated a commitment to the promotion of LGBTQQIA+ awareness and affirmation.
Idaho State University Associate Dean Bill Woodhouse becomes president of Idaho Medical Association
September 12, 2018
POCATELLO – Dr. Bill Woodhouse, associate dean for Idaho State University Graduate Medical Education and Professional Relations for the Kasiska Division of Health Sciences, has recently been installed as the president of the Idaho Medical Association.
Free flu shots and basic physical exams offered at ISU/Ada County Health Screening Sept. 20
September 7, 2018
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. 20, 4-7 p.m., at Whittier Elementary School, 301 N. 29th St., in Boise.
Idaho’s first medical school hosts ribbon cutting, celebrates partnership with ISU
September 6, 2018
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.
Adult pneumonia immunizations save lives
September 4, 2018
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.
ISU's Jenifer Reader elected President Elect of the Phi Upsilon Omicron National Honor Society
August 28, 2018
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.
ISU Institute of Rural Health seeks comment on statewide traumatic brain injury plan
August 20, 2018
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.
Idaho State University dental hygiene faculty and alumni receive multiple honors at American Dental Hygienists’ Association annual conference
July 12, 2018
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.
Idaho State University’s Family Medicine Residency Program graduates prepare for practice across the United States
July 6, 2018
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.
ISU-Meridian hosts “Stop the Bleed” training for faculty and staff
June 29, 2018
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.