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Boise State University Launches Online Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Health

With recent approval from the Idaho State Board of Education, Boise State University is launching a new, online-only bachelor of arts degree in public health. The program will begin accepting applications in early March and enroll its first students in … (Read More) Boise State University Launches Online Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Health

Students Invited to Present Scholarship at Different Conferences This Spring

College of Health Sciences students have been invited to participate in the opportunity to present research at two of the three upcoming conferences: the Interprofessional Education Scholarship Conference, the Undergraduate Research Conference, and the Graduate Student Showcase. Students are encouraged … (Read More) Students Invited to Present Scholarship at Different Conferences This Spring

College of Health Sciences Bringing Online Learning to More Students

Boise State University strives to bring accessible, quality education through online courses to students regardless of where they may be physically located. The College of Health Sciences is working to bring their programs to rural learners across the state and … (Read More) College of Health Sciences Bringing Online Learning to More Students

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 Researcher Bringing Healthier Air to Kenyan Homes

Uwe Reischl, a professor in the Department of Community and Environmental Health in the College of Health Sciences, recently conducted a project in Bukhaywa, Kenya, to evaluate a new architectural ventilation design concept developed at Boise State. The design reduces … (Read More) Boise State Researcher Bringing Healthier Air to Kenyan Homes

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 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