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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

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

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

Cynthia Curl Among Authors of Best Environmental Epidemiology Paper Published in 2016

Cynthia Curl, assistant professor in the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Community and Environmental Health, is among a team of authors whose article has been selected by the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) as the Best Environmental … (Read More) Cynthia Curl Among Authors of Best Environmental Epidemiology Paper Published in 2016

Faculty Presents Public Health Disaster Preparedness Planning in Peru

Uwe Reischl presented a three-day workshop on the topic of public health disaster preparedness planning July 19-21 in Ica, Peru. The workshop was sponsored jointly by the Universidad Alas Peruanas and the Peru Medical Association in Ica.Reischl presented information on … (Read More) Faculty Presents Public Health Disaster Preparedness Planning in Peru

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

Cynthia Curl Named One of 20 Pioneers in Environmental Public Health Under 40

Cynthia Curl recently was named one of Collaborative on Health and the Environment’s 20 pioneers in environmental public health under 40. The Collaborative on Health and the Environment is committed to protecting the health of families, children and communities from pollution and … (Read More) Cynthia Curl Named One of 20 Pioneers in Environmental Public Health Under 40