ISU News: College of Health Professions
Idaho State University Mourns the Passing of Chris Jackson
August 15, 2022
Christina (Chris) Jackson, an integral member of the Idaho State University College of Pharmacy family, or “pharmily” as they call it, passed away Monday, August 8, 2022 at her home in Wasilla, AK. At 43, Chris leaves behind two young children and other family members who will miss her most deeply.
Idaho State University School of Nursing Working to Meet Increasing Need for Mental Health Care
August 3, 2022
Idaho State University’s School of Nursing is seeing increased enrollment in its Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, helping alleviate a shortage of mental health professionals in the state.
Intensive Comprehensive Aphasia Program Reaches Rural Idaho
July 25, 2022
Idaho State University Speech-Language Pathology online graduate students have completed a two-week intensive clinical experience specifically designed to help serve people in remote communities.
Idaho State Mourns the Loss of Nancy Cheadle-Winberg
July 25, 2022
Audiology faculty member Nancy Cheadle-Winberg passed away July 17, 2022. At just 38 years old, Nancy made an incredible impact on the students, faculty, staff and patients she interacted with during her time at ISU. She leaves behind a legacy of professionalism and passion within the field of audiology, along with an incredible love for animals.
Institute of Rural Health to Receive Grant for Suicide Prevention
July 8, 2022
The Idaho State Department of Education has awarded the Institute of Rural Health with a $40,000 one-year grant to address suicide prevention programming at Idaho State University.
Idaho State University Occupational Therapy Partners with Community Organization to Host Summer Camp for All
July 8, 2022
The Department of Occupational Therapy at Idaho State University is joining forces with local non-profit Eastern Idaho Down Syndrome Family Connect to host a summer camp for individuals with disabilities, ages 5 to 105, on July 18-20.
Idaho State Mourns the Loss of Marjorie Montanus
July 5, 2022
Marjorie Montanus, clinical assistant professor in Medical Laboratory Science, passed away June 27. She will be dearly missed by not just the faculty, staff and students in the Medical Laboratory program, but by the entire Idaho State community.
Institute of Rural Health at Idaho State University awarded $860,000 to provide health education and health screenings for Idahoans
June 30, 2022
The Institute of Rural Health hosted by Idaho State University’s Kasiska Division of Health Sciences has received $860,000 from AmeriCorps for its Idaho HealthCorps AmeriCorps program.
Kasiska Family Foundation Gives $1 Million to Establish Scholarship Endowment
June 10, 2022
With a decades-long tradition of giving, the Kasiska Family Foundation has gifted nearly $20 million to Idaho State University. Most recently, a gift of $1 million was presented to ISU in early May. This latest contribution creates the Eva Kasiska Scholarship Endowment and will provide scholarships for students studying health professions at ISU now and into the future.