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Sam Fillingane Idaho State University
Osteopathic Medicine

ISU to Offer Dual MHA, DO Program 

Prospective and currently enrolled students at Idaho State College of Osteopathic Medicine will now have the opportunity to pursue a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) and Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) — simultaneously — beginning Fall 2020. For students interested in diversifying their academic qualifications…

Dr. Sam Fillingane, DO Mental Health Disorders
Mental Health

Destigmatizing Mental Health Disorders 

A recent study suggests that destigmatizing mental health disorders within youth populations could improve the likelihood that individuals in need of help will seek treatment. Dr. Sam Fillingane discusses Bruce Link’s research, as published in Pediatrics. A study conducted by Bruce Link and a team…

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Genetic Disorders

How to Detect Genetic Disorders 

What is genetic evaluation?  And how can it benefit you and your family? Genetic disorders can be detected and diagnosed in a variety of ways. Through genetic evaluation, you can determine whether or not your genetic disorder will be passed onto the next generation. Genetic…

Dr. Sam Fillingane, DO COVID-19
Mental Health

Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health 

The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult on everyone and everything.  From social distancing and quarantine to the chaos and panic associated with the virus — the effects, even for those who haven’t contracted the illness, are incredibly overwhelming.   For individuals suffering from serious mental health…

Man at desk-Liberia Improves on Mental Health
Liberia, Mental Health

Liberia Improves on Mental Health Infrastructure 

According to Dr. Eve Byrd, Mental Health Program Director at The Carter Center, mental health care is a human right.  In her recent article, Dr. Byrd detailed the incredible accomplishments taking place in the country of Liberia. Since 2010, The Carter Center Mental Health Program…