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RADAR Center Continues to Bring Information on Substance Abuse to the Idaho Community

Despite budget cuts, Boise State’s Idaho Regional Alcohol Drug Awareness Resource (RADAR) Center continues to educate the community about substance use and abuse. The center continues to thrive as staff has maintained and expanded their collection of information in the … (Read More) RADAR Center Continues to Bring Information on Substance Abuse to the Idaho Community

OSHA at Boise State, ESI Construction Aim to Curb Construction Site Falls

You may not know that falls account for 37 percent — the largest share — of deaths on construction sites. And more than one in three fatal construction falls happen from heights of 15 feet or less. Those are just … (Read More) OSHA at Boise State, ESI Construction Aim to Curb Construction Site Falls

Boise State Study Demonstrates ‘Real World’ Benefits of Parkinson’s Class

Boise State’s second annual Research Month is April 2018. Research Month celebrates the diverse and fascinating array of research happening each day on campus. Read feature stories on Boise State’s research endeavors, and access a full list of Research Month … (Read More) Boise State Study Demonstrates ‘Real World’ Benefits of Parkinson’s Class

Cynthia Curl Quoted in New York Times Article

Cynthia Curl, assistant professor for the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Community and Environmental Health was quoted in a New York Times article titled “These Goldfish Are 70 Percent Organic.” In the article Curl noted that when we … (Read More) Cynthia Curl Quoted in New York Times Article

One-Day Conference to Offer Family Caregivers Training, Resources, Support

The seventh annual Family Caregiver Conference, designed to support family caregivers, will be held from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Boise State Student Union Building. Every day, thousands of Idahoans work 24/7, with love and dedication taking … (Read More) One-Day Conference to Offer Family Caregivers Training, Resources, Support

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

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

Where in the World? Kenya – For International, Interdisciplinary Student Learning Opportunities

Research associate Michelle Arnett and Sarah Toevs, director of Boise State University’s Center for the Study of Aging, recently completed an exploratory trip to western Kenya to identify international, interdisciplinary learning opportunities for students. July 11-23, the duo traveled from Nairobi … (Read More) Where in the World? Kenya – For International, Interdisciplinary Student Learning Opportunities

Family Caregiver Conference is Feb. 11

Re-submitted from Boise State University News Update February 2, 2017 In a society that is plagued with high healthcare costs, family caregivers are unsung heroes.  Family caregivers are relatives who are responsible, often 24 hours a day, seven days a … (Read More) Family Caregiver Conference is Feb. 11

Boise State University Students, Faculty, and Alumni Haunt the Halls of the American Public Health Association

Boise State University was well represented at the 2016 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health” on Oct. 29 – Nov. 2 in Denver, Colorado.  The theme for the 2016 conference … (Read More) Boise State University Students, Faculty, and Alumni Haunt the Halls of the American Public Health Association