Health Occupations Department Faculty

Department Chair 

Peterson, Paul P.,  Department Chair, Health Occupations.  B.A. 1972, M.S. 1976, University of Maine; Ph.D. 1978, Brigham Young University.  (2008)

Director of Rehabilitation Programs, Coordinator, and Clinical Assistant Professor

Jernigan, Darin J., Director of Rehabilitation Programs; Coordinator, Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Therapist Assistant.  B.S. 1988, Idaho State University; M.S. 1991, University of the Pacific; D.P.T. 2011, Idaho State University.  (2002)

Director of Allied Health Programs and Clinical Associate Professor

Blakeman, David, Director of Allied Health Programs; Clinical Associate Professor, Respiratory Therapy.  A.S. 1994, Lassen College; A.S. 1997, Butte College; B.S. 2008, M.T.D. 2012, Idaho State University.  (2009)

Director of Nursing Programs and Clinical Assistant Professor

Brumfield, Jennie L., Director of Nursing Programs; Clinical Assistant Professor, Associate Degree Registered Nurse.  B.S. 2008, Idaho State University; M.S. 2015, Gonzaga University.  (2011)

Clinical Assistant Professor

Flint, David T., Health Occupations Education Specialist, Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Occupations.  B.S. 1986, M.Ed. 1997, A.A.S. 2005, Idaho State University.  (2006)


Smith, David M., Instructor, Physical Therapy Assistant.  A.A.S. 2007, B.S. 2008, Idaho State University; M.S. 2015, University of Utah.  (2016)