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Program Advisors

Irene Van Woerden

Program Director - Masters of Public Health

Advisor - Public Health Certificate


(208) 282-3926


Kristin Van De Griend

Program Director - Community and Public Health Education 


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(208) 282-1074


Velma Payne

Program Director -

Master of Science in Health Informatics

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(208) 373-1952

The field of Health Education is rapidly growing. Considering the many changes in health care today, we now offer 3 concentrations to choose from: 

  • School of Health Concentration - Advisor: Janette Olsen
  • Community Health Concentration - Advisor: Janette Olsen
  • Addiction Studies Concentration - Advisor: Lisa Salazar

Certificate Advisors

Ryan Lindsay

Community Health Worker Certificate

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(208) 373-1779


Diana Schow

Rural Health Certificate 


(208) 282-2477


Lisa Salazar

Addiction Studies Certificate

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(208) 282-3135

Public Health Student Association Advisor

Melissa Caudle

Advisor - Public Health Student Association


(208) 282-2398

Kasiska Division of Health Sciences - Learn more about the Kasiska family legacy and impact