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Sarah Toevs and Master of Health Science Student, Tiffany Robb Celebrate Publication of Their Manuscript

Sarah Toevs, professor for the Department of Community and Environmental Health and director of the Center for the Study of Aging, and Tiffany Robb, Master of Health Science (MHS) student and graduate assistant for the Boise State Center for the … (Read More) Sarah Toevs and Master of Health Science Student, Tiffany Robb Celebrate Publication of Their Manuscript

Boise State Joins Study of Student Food and Housing Insecurity

Lillian Smith, associate professor and department head for the Department of Community and Environmental Health, and Lauren Oe, associate dean of  students, partnered with Student Affairs to lead an effort to study the prevalence of food and housing insecurity for … (Read More) Boise State Joins Study of Student Food and Housing Insecurity

Cynthia Curl Awarded NIH Grant to Study Herbicide Levels in Pregnant Women

Since the publication of Rachel Carson’s 1962 seminal nonfiction book, “Silent Spring,” scientists have worked hard to understand the ramifications widespread pesticide use has on a host of organisms, including humans. This fall, Cynthia Curl, an assistant professor in the Department of … (Read More) Cynthia Curl Awarded NIH Grant to Study Herbicide Levels in Pregnant Women

Community and Environmental Health Student Speaks as Special Guest at College of Health Sciences Meeting

On Wednesday, August 15 all faculty and staff within the College of Health Sciences who gathered in the Student Union Building (SUB) for their fall college meeting were treated to a featured special guest and student speaker, Alexandro Amador. Amador, … (Read More) Community and Environmental Health Student Speaks as Special Guest at College of Health Sciences Meeting

Uwe Reischl Presents on Reducing Smoke Build-Up in Kenyan Rural Kitchens

Uwe Reischl, professor for the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Community and Environmental Health, presented a research paper at the 2018 International Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics Conference in Orlando, Florida, July 22-26. The presentation, “Ergonomic Design Solution … (Read More) Uwe Reischl Presents on Reducing Smoke Build-Up in Kenyan Rural Kitchens

Five Health Sciences Faculty Awarded $20,000 for Pilot Research Projects

The College of Health Sciences Office of Research in conjunction with the college’s Dean’s Office is proud to award five research faculty applicants $20,000 each from the Intramural Pilot Project Program, better known as IP³. The grant monies will assist … (Read More) Five Health Sciences Faculty Awarded $20,000 for Pilot Research Projects

Uwe Reischl Gives Keynote in Croatia on Killer Smoke in Kenya

Uwe Reischl presented a keynote address at the 7th International Ergonomics Conference in Zadar, Croatia, June 13-16. The presentation, titled “Killer Smoke in Kenya,” provided results of a kitchen ventilation design research project carried out at Boise State University and in Kenya. … (Read More) Uwe Reischl Gives Keynote in Croatia on Killer Smoke in Kenya

Uwe Reischl Poster Presentation at the 2018 International Society for Autism Research Conference

Uwe Reischl, a College of Health Sciences professor in the Department of Community and Environmental Health, co-authored a scientific poster that was presented at the 2018 International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) conference May 9-12 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The poster, … (Read More) Uwe Reischl Poster Presentation at the 2018 International Society for Autism Research Conference

Department of Community and Environmental Health Updates Curriculum to Offer Flexibility and Increased Skills

The School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Community and Environmental Health has reworked their curriculum to offer flexibility and increased skills for their students. The curriculum takes effect in fall 2018, with the start of academic year 2018-2019. Advisors … (Read More) Department of Community and Environmental Health Updates Curriculum to Offer Flexibility and Increased Skills

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