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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

Lillian Smith Publishes in Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

Lillian Smith, associate professor and department head of the School of Allied Health Sciences’ Department of Community and Environmental Health, co-authored a Community Health Status Assessment Special Supplement for the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, which will fill gaps … (Read More) Lillian Smith Publishes in Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

Boise State Students Influence Health Care Reform in Idaho

Boise State is exceptional at involving students, both undergraduate and graduate, in research. The students’ involvement can impact their learning just as much as classroom instruction, perhaps more. The students also have opportunities to make a difference in their communities … (Read More) Boise State Students Influence Health Care Reform in Idaho

Athletic Training Program Transitions to a Master’s Program

By Samantha Maxey Boise State University trustees have approved a Master of Athletic Training program and a Pre-Athletic Training emphasis in the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology program. The Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training is in the process of … (Read More) Athletic Training Program Transitions to a Master’s Program

Assistant Professor Cynthia Curl Quoted in Two News Articles

By Samantha Maxey Cynthia Curl, an assistant professor for the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Community and Environmental Health, has been quoted in both Civil Eats and Bloomberg News. Civil Eats is a news source that inspires critical … (Read More) Assistant Professor Cynthia Curl Quoted in Two News Articles