Mini Medical School is supported by:Idaho Area Health Education Center

University of Idaho

Boise State University

Idaho State University

INBRE - IdeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence

Regency Blue Shield of Idaho

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Boise

Idaho Medical Association

Saltzer Medical Group

Idaho Skin Surgery Center

Gem State Dermatology

DeBlieck Dermatology


Boise WWAMI office

Mary Barinaga, M.D.
Phone: (208) 364-4544
Fax: (208) 334-2344
Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program
322 E. Front Street, Suite 442B
Boise, Idaho 83702

Idaho WWAMI office

Mail address: 875 Perimeter Drive MS 4207
Location: 832 S. Ash Street, SHB Room 304
Moscow, ID 83844-4207
Phone: (208) 885-6696
Fax: (208) 885-7910

Mini-Medical School 2010

Idaho WWAMI Mini Medical School Video Library

The Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program in partnership with the University of Idaho and University of Washington School of Medicine is making available its annual Mini Medical School to the general public via a video library. The 2010 focus was Dermatology ’SKIN, the Body Protector’. Future programs will appear on this web page as they are available. Mini Medical School is typically held in February and March of each year.

2010 Program
The program consists of eight presentations which can be viewed individually: ● Anatomy/Physiology ● Skin Health ● Childhood Exanthems ● Neonatal Skin Disorders ● Skin Cancer-Non-Melanoma ● Skin Cancer—Melanoma ● Dermatitis: Why Is It Itchy ● Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease. Please click on the links below to view a topic. Each is approximately one hour in length.
Kristin MitchellAnatomy/Physiology of the Skin
Presented by Kristen Mitchell, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Boise State
Roger HofflingerSkin Health
Presented by Roger Hefflinger, Pharm.D.
Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy,
Idaho State University
Tim DeBlieckChildhood Exanthems
Presented by Timothy DeBlieck, M.D.
Faculty, Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, Boise, Idaho
Travis CriddleNeonatal Skin Disorders
Presented by Travis Criddle, D.O.
Saltzer Medical Group, Boise, Idaho
Jared ScottSkin Cancer - Non-Melanoma
Presented by Jared Scott, M.D.
Idaho Skin Surgery Center, Boise, Idaho
Andy ChienSkin Cancer - Melanoma
Presented by Andy Chien, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Dermatology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington
Steven MingsDermatitis: Why is it Itchy?
Presented by Steven Mings, M.D.
Gem State Dermatology, Boise, Idaho
Jan DeBlieckCutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Presented by Jan DeBlieck, M.D.
DeBlieck Dermatology, Boise, Idaho

Using this program implementation method will provide access to Idaho citizens throughout the state and at anytime. Please give us your feedback on this new approach of distribution of the Mini Medical School at, 208-364-4546 or

WWAMI is the five‐state regional medical education program of the University of Washington School of Medicine including Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho and is Idaho’s medical education program. The program provides medical school access to citizens within the five‐state region at in‐state tuition. For more information, call (208) 364-4544 or e-mail