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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

Idaho Caregiver Alliance Releases Action Plan as Governor Recognizes November as National Family Caregiver Month

BY: CIENNA MADRID Idaho’s caregivers ­­– parents, sons and daughters, spouses, friends and neighbors – provide more than 201 million hours in uncompensated care annually. Acknowledging their service, Gov. Butch Otter recognized November as National Family Caregiver Month, hailing the … (Read More) Idaho Caregiver Alliance Releases Action Plan as Governor Recognizes November as National Family Caregiver Month

Ed Baker and Dave Schmitz Receive National Award

Ed Baker, director of the Center for Health Policy, and David Schmitz, chief rural officer and program director of Rural Training Tracks at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho and Baker’s partner in the Community Apgar Program (CAP), were awarded … (Read More) Ed Baker and Dave Schmitz Receive National Award

CAP Takes On Rural Australia

Ed Baker, director of the Center for Health Policy, in partnership with David Schmitz, chief rural officer and program director of Rural Training Tracks at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, have partnered with the University of Melbourne to implement … (Read More) CAP Takes On Rural Australia

Age-Friendly City Assessment of Boise Results to be Presented at American Public Health Association

Sarah Toevs, director of the Center for the Study of Aging, and Tami Cirerol, graduate research assistant for the center, will present findings from an age-friendly city assessment of Boise, which was conducted through the Center for the Study of … (Read More) Age-Friendly City Assessment of Boise Results to be Presented at American Public Health Association

Center for Study of Aging Sponsors JAVA Summit to be Held in June

The 2016 Justice Alliance for Vulnerable Adults (JAVA) Summit on Elder Abuse and Exploitation will be held from 8 am to 5 pm on June 21 in the Boise State Student Union Building. The JAVA Summit is sponsored by the … (Read More) Center for Study of Aging Sponsors JAVA Summit to be Held in June