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Boise State Researcher Bringing Healthier Air to Kenyan Homes

Uwe Reischl, a professor in the Department of Community and Environmental Health in the College of Health Sciences, recently conducted a project in Bukhaywa, Kenya, to evaluate a new architectural ventilation design concept developed at Boise State. The design reduces … (Read More) Boise State Researcher Bringing Healthier Air to Kenyan Homes

The School of Allied Health Sciences’ Department of Respiratory Care Celebrates National Respiratory Care Week

While watching the Boise city skyline as the sun set, Boise State respiratory care alumni, faculty, staff and friends filled the Boise State Stueckle Sky Center Skyline Room with laughter and cheer on Oct. 27 for the second Respiratory Care … (Read More) The School of Allied Health Sciences’ Department of Respiratory Care Celebrates National Respiratory Care Week

Collaborative Article Published in the Online Journal of Health Education Teaching

The School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Community and Environmental Health has partnered with the Department of Psychological Science to compose the article, “A Formative Evaluation of Healthy Habits, Healthy U: A Collaborative School-Based Cancer Education Program” that has … (Read More) Collaborative Article Published in the Online Journal of Health Education Teaching

Athletic Training Program Hosts Students From Japan

Boise State University’s athletic training program and World Languages department partner each year to host Hosei University from Tokyo, Japan, in a two-week long intensive English program. Within this program, students from Hosei university can participate in athletic training workshops, … (Read More) Athletic Training Program Hosts Students From Japan

Internship/Employer Meet-N-Greet Offers Students Networking Opportunities

By Taylor Music Caile Spear, professor for the School of Allied Health Sciences in the Department of Community and Environmental Health, recently held the eighth semiannual “Meet-N-Greet” for Public Health and Health Science students in search of internships and networking … (Read More) Internship/Employer Meet-N-Greet Offers Students Networking Opportunities

Boise State to Offer Nation’s First Online Master’s Program in Genetic Counseling

Boise State University will begin offering the nation’s only fully online master of science degree program in genetic counseling beginning fall 2019. The State Board of Education approved the program Thursday. Genetic counselors help people understand and adapt to the … (Read More) Boise State to Offer Nation’s First Online Master’s Program in Genetic Counseling

Boise State Researchers to Further End-of-Life Care Communication Among Clinicians and Patients

Kim Martz, associate professor in Boise State’s School of Nursing has been approved for a $25,000 funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to support a project on “Advanced Care Planning Research Collaborative.” Martz, along with Sarah Toevs, … (Read More) Boise State Researchers to Further End-of-Life Care Communication Among Clinicians and Patients

Campus Community Mourns Passing of Connie Thorngren

Connie Thorngren, the pioneer of competitive sports for women at Boise State and an advocate for health education, passed away recently at the age of 77. Archive photo of Thorngren in December 1976. A memorial service for Thorngren will be … (Read More) Campus Community Mourns Passing of Connie Thorngren

Ed Baker Presents Research at National Rural Health Conference

Boise State’s Ed Baker, professor and director of Center for Health Policy for the College of Health Sciences and David Schmitz, professor and chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at … (Read More) Ed Baker Presents Research at National Rural Health Conference

Community and Environmental Health Assist with Collaborating for Health Conference

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is hosting its second annual Collaborating for Health Conference on Wednesday and Thursday, October 25 and 26 at the Riverside Hotel. Boise State’s Department of Community and Environmental Health is a community partner … (Read More) Community and Environmental Health Assist with Collaborating for Health Conference