El Korah Shriners and Idaho State University-Meridian to host free screening clinic for children with orthopedic conditions, burns and spinal cord injuries

El Korah Shriners and Idaho State University-Meridian will host a free screening clinic for children with orthopedic conditions, burns and spinal cord injuries on Saturday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive.

The Center is located on the north side of I-84 between Locust Grove and Meridian roads. [Read more…]

Idaho State University opens Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories in Meridian

Idaho State University President Arthur Vailas speaks at the grand opening of the L.S. and Aline W. Skaggs Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories September 24, in Meridian.

MERIDIAN – Students at the Idaho State University Meridian Health Science Center are studying anatomy this fall and exploring the function of the human body in a state-of-the art laboratory complex never before seen in Idaho.

The L.S. and Aline W. Skaggs Treasure Valley Anatomy and Physiology Laboratories celebrated its grand opening Sept. 24. [Read more…]

Idaho Conference on Health Care, Thomas Geriatric Symposium set Friday Oct. 2 at Idaho State University

POCATELLO— The 28th annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and eighth annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium will be held at the Idaho State University Pond Student Union Ballroom and via video conference at the Idaho State University Meridian Health Science Center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 2.

This year’s theme is “Keeping Your Brain Healthy.” The conference is free, but attendees must register by Sept. 28. Registration is required to attend. [Read more…]

Idaho State University and AARP launch New Knowledge Adventures in Treasure Valley for people 50 and older

Interested in wildlife photography? Need tips on how to generate publicity for your business or use social media effectively?

These are just a few of the more than two dozen classes offered this fall through New Knowledge Adventures, a continuing education program for Treasure Valley residents age 50 and older, sponsored by AARP Idaho, Idaho State University-Meridian and the Treasure Valley YMCA. [Read more…]

ISU Pharmacy’s Run for the Health of It set for Sept. 19 in Boise

A photo from last year's Run for the Health of It 5k

Lace up your shoes and run or walk through Ann Morrison Park in the 2015 Run for the Health of It 5k sponsored by Idaho State University-Meridian’s Professional Pharmacy Student Alliance.

The race begins at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 19. Early registration is $25. After Sept. 10, the cost is $30 through race day. Click here to sign up. [Read more…]

Idaho State University’s Jonas scholars help ease nursing shortage

Julie Hammatt

Julie Hammatt is passionate about rural health care.

Tamara Rose is committed to teaching the next generation of nursing professionals.

Both women are pursuing their dreams, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare and matching funds from the Idaho State University School of Nursing. [Read more…]