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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

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

Center for Health Policy Continues to Grow

The research team at the Center for Health Policy (CHP) has had an eventful summer and start to the fall of 2014, with nine new projects and grant renewals worth approximately $700,000 since July 1. In addition, Maureen Brewer, Lucas … (Read More) Center for Health Policy Continues to Grow

Tedd McDonald and Research Team Keep Busy with Publications and Presentations

Tedd McDonald, senior researcher for the Center for Health Policy (CHP) and professor and director of the Master of Health Science program, and his research team are keeping busy with publications and presentations about their research contracts. McDonald, Amy Curtis-Schaeffer, … (Read More) Tedd McDonald and Research Team Keep Busy with Publications and Presentations

Community Apgar Program Provides Assistance to US Rural Communities

The Center for Health Policy continues to assist states with the Community Apgar Program (CAP), which is a tool to improve the recruitment and retention of critical access hospitals and community health center physicians. Community factors play a key role … (Read More) Community Apgar Program Provides Assistance to US Rural Communities

Center for Health Policy Researchers Continue Evaluations of Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program

Tedd McDonald, senior researcher for the Center for Health Policy (CHP), professor and director of the Master of Health Science program, continues to evaluate Idaho’s Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program through his work at the CHP. McDonald … (Read More) Center for Health Policy Researchers Continue Evaluations of Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program

Center for Health Policy Researcher to Assist in Idaho Alliance of Leaders in Nursing Survey

Janet Reis, research professor for the College of Health Sciences and the Center for Health Policy, will be the primary investigator on a new contract between the Idaho Alliance of Leaders in Nursing (IALN) and Boise State University’s Center for … (Read More) Center for Health Policy Researcher to Assist in Idaho Alliance of Leaders in Nursing Survey

Researchers to Conduct Maternal and Child Health Needs Assessment for State of Idaho

Tedd McDonald, senior researcher for the Center for Health Policy (CHP) and director of the Master of Health Science program, and Mark Siemon, researcher for the CHP and assistant professor in the School of Nursing, are principal investigators for the … (Read More) Researchers to Conduct Maternal and Child Health Needs Assessment for State of Idaho

Prengaman Shares Research on the Nursing Community Apgar Questionnaire

Nearly two years ago, Molly Vaughan Prengaman, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, completed the Nursing Community Apgar pilot project. The project created a tool, in the form of a questionnaire, that critical access hospitals can utilize to evaluate … (Read More) Prengaman Shares Research on the Nursing Community Apgar Questionnaire