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School of Allied Health Sciences

Department Head Lillian Smith Talks Community and Environmental Health

Resubmitted from: Boise State University News Update Lillian Smith Last semester, a new major quietly debuted in the College of Health Sciences. Boise State students now have the option of earning a bachelor’s degree in public health. This broad discipline encompasses everything from … (Read More) Department Head Lillian Smith Talks Community and Environmental Health

Afghan Visitors Help Boise State Students Plan for Natural Disasters

Resubmitted from: Boise State University News Update Planning officials from the Republic of Afghanistan recently met with students in the Master of Health Sciences 560 course, taught by Uwe Reischl, to share information and ideas about international disaster preparedness planning. … (Read More) Afghan Visitors Help Boise State Students Plan for Natural Disasters

Bronco Students Explore Another “Blue Turf” for Rare Learning Experience

There are not many people who can say they have interacted with dolphins in the depths of the ocean, or swam next to Caribbean reef sharks, unless you are a student in Shawn Simonson’s Hyperbaric Physiology course, in which case … (Read More) Bronco Students Explore Another “Blue Turf” for Rare Learning Experience

Congratulations to the First Graduates of the Online Imaging Sciences Program!

The first seven students from the online associate of science to bachelor of science Imaging Sciences Program graduated in December 2016. Of the seven, five attended the fall 2016 commencement ceremonies. These students traveled from California, Idaho, and Montana with … (Read More) Congratulations to the First Graduates of the Online Imaging Sciences Program!

Unique Kinesiology Course Featured in Photo of the Week

This photo was featured as Boise State’s Photo of the Week for Jan. 6. Mary Branchflower of Dive Magic took the photo of the students in the School of Allied Health Sciences’ Department of Kinesiology’s Hyperbaric Physiology class. while underwater … (Read More) Unique Kinesiology Course Featured in Photo of the Week

Radiologic Sciences Department Honors Alumni Involved in Fatal Crash

Two alumni from Boise State’s radiologic sciences department were involved in a fatal head-on collision on Monday, Jan. 9, as a kidnapping suspect attempted to allude police in Ontario, Oregon. David Bates was killed and his wife, Jessica Bates, was critically injured. … (Read More) Radiologic Sciences Department Honors Alumni Involved in Fatal Crash

Faculty Publishes “Fabric Cooling by Water Evaporation” in Journal

A research paper by Uwe Reischl, professor in the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Community and Environmental Health, titled “Fabric Cooling by Water Evaporation” was published recently in the Journal of Fiber Bioengineering and Informatics, JFBI. 2016, 9 … (Read More) Faculty Publishes “Fabric Cooling by Water Evaporation” in Journal

Respiratory Care Faculty Elected to National Asthma Educator Certification Board

Samantha Davis, clinical assistant professor for the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Respiratory Care, has been elected to be a board member for the National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB) for the 2017-2019 term. The NAECB is the … (Read More) Respiratory Care Faculty Elected to National Asthma Educator Certification Board

Community and Environmental Health Faculty Publishes in Journal of Environmental Health

Karin Adams, assistant professor for the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Community and Environmental Health, published an article in the Journal of Environmental Health volume 79.4 in Nov. Indoor hockey officials might be at high risk of hearing … (Read More) Community and Environmental Health Faculty Publishes in Journal of Environmental Health

Kinesiology Faculty Hosts Wilderness Survival Skills Field Trip

Ken Bell, associate professor for the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Kinesiology, led a combined team of 15 Boise State students, 20 Timberline High School students, and 20 North Junior High students on a wilderness survival skills field … (Read More) Kinesiology Faculty Hosts Wilderness Survival Skills Field Trip