Sophie, a 3-1/2-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback mix, has flown more than 275,000 miles. She also has been a co-leader, in a specific sense, of the Idaho State University Institute of Rural Health, a powerhouse research center under the ISU Kasiska College of Health Professions.
The IRH is led by its director, Dr. Beth Hudnall Stamm, who in turn, is led by the aforementioned Sophie. Without the help from her assistance animal, Stamm could, quite literally, be lost. [Read more…]