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Diana Schow

Idaho State University hires AHEC director

June 21, 2018

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.

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

June 20, 2018

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

Idaho State University welcomes seven Family Medicine Residency interns

March 27, 2018

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.

Dietitics students

Two Idaho State University dietetics students formulate an iron-rich chocolate recipe

December 18, 2017

POCATELLO – Chocolate is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season. However, thanks to a recent project by Idaho State University dietetics seniors Josephine Cobia and Jenifer Massengale, indulging doesn’t have to mean being unhealthy.

PMC CEO Dan Ordyna

Portneuf Medical Center Announces $2.5 Million Ongoing Annual Gift to Family Practice Residency Program

December 7, 2017

Portneuf Medical Center has announced an ongoing $2.5 million annual gift to Idaho State University’s Family Medicine Residency program to help train the next generation of family medicine physicians.

A photo of the groundbreaking ceremony with VIPs on hand with shovels.

ICOM breaks ground on state’s first medical school

May 17, 2017

MERIDIAN –State and local leaders, college officials and supporters gathered on the Idaho State University-Meridian campus May 17 to celebrate the official groundbreaking of the proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Students standing in front of ISU Meridian

Boise Chamber to honor ISU-Meridian for health care excellence

April 18, 2017

BOISE-The Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center is a finalist in the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce 2017 Small Business of the Year & Chamber Excellence Awards competition.

ISU-Meridian’s Ryan Lindsay elected president of IPHA

February 2, 2017

Gov. C.L.

Gov. Otter, ICOM founders and Idaho State University president place flags to mark site of proposed medical school; unveil building rendering

November 8, 2016

MERIDIAN, Idaho— Founders of the proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) unveiled an architectural rendering of the medical school building and marked the construction site with flags during a news conference Nov. 8 at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center.

ICOM announces CEO/president and chairman of the board appointments

October 21, 2016

MERIDIAN – The proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM) announced two key leadership positions this week.