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Program Advisors

Lisa Salazar

Program Director - Masters of Public Health 

Advisor - Addiction Studies Certificate and Public Health Certificate

Lisa Salazar

(208) 282-3135


Janette Olsen

Program Director - Masters of Health Education

Program Director - Bachelors of Community and Public Health

Janette Olsen

(208) 282-5194


Velma Payne

  • Program Director - Master of Science in Health Informatics

(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: Melissa Caudle
  • Addiction Studies Concentration - Advisor: Lisa Salazar

Certificate Advisors

Ryan Lindsay

Community Health Worker Certificate

Ryan Lindsay

(208) 373-1779

Diana Schow

Rural Health Certificate

(208) 282-2477

Public Health Student Association Advisor

Melissa Caudle

Advisor - Public Health Student Association

Advisor - Community Health Concentration

(208) 282-2398

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