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WWAMI Idaho Offices

Idaho WWAMI 1st & 2nd Year

Physical Address:
121 W. Sweet Avenue
Moscow, ID 83844-4061

Mailing Address:
D.A. Huckabay M.D. Medical Education Building
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4061
Moscow, ID 83844-4061

Anatomy Lab
803 S. Main Street
Moscow, ID 83843

Jeff Seegmiller, Ed.D., Director
Jeffreys@uidaho.edu

Rachell Amick, Administrative Coordinator
rachella@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6696

Fax: 208-885-7910

Email: wwami@uidaho.edu

Web: WWAMI Medical Education Program

Idaho WWAMI Clinical & Explore and Focus Phase

Physical Address:

Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program
322 E. Front Street, Suite 462
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4544
Fax: 208-334-2344
Email: idwwami@uw.edu
Web: Idaho WWAMI Clinical Office

Mary Barinaga, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Dean of Regional Affairs
Idaho TRUST Co-Director
barinm@uw.edu
208-364-4548

Frank Batcha, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Dean of Regional Affairs
Idaho TRUST Co-Director
batchf@uw.edu
208-364-4546

Sarah Keshian
Program Operations Administrator
sarakesh@uw.edu
208-364-4546

Cynthia Probasco
Program Operations Specialist
cynprob@uw.edu
208-364-4544

Lydia Carbis
Medical Student Service Coordinator
Lydia.Carbis@va.gov
carbisl@uw.edu
208-422-1000 Ext 7642
208-332-4414

Tyler Bland, Ph.D.

Tyler Bland, Ph.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor

Office

WWAMI Medical Education Building 153B

Phone

208-885-1236

  • 2013, BS in Biochemistry, Whitworth University
  • 2017, PhD in Neuroscience, Washington State University
  • 2020, Postdoctoral Fellowship in Prostate Cancer Biology, Washington State University

Current work in Dr. Bland’s laboratory is aimed at understanding the mechanism of cancer drug resistance, with special focus on chemotherapy resistance in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and the potential for repurposing drugs from other areas of the clinic as treatments for this lethal disease.

Dr. Bland has a diverse background in biochemistry, neuroscience, cancer biology, and pharmacology. He is the pharmacology site lead in the WWAMI Program at the University of Idaho.Selected Publications:

  • Bland T, Wang, J, Yin, L, Pu, T, Li, J, Gao, J, Lin, T-P, Gao, A. C., and Wu, B. J. (2021) WLS-Wnt signaling promotes neuroendocrine prostate cancer. iScience. 24, 101970
  • Bland T, Zhu M, Dillon C, Sahin GS, Rodriguez-Llamas JL, Appleyard SM, Wayman GA (2020) Leptin controls glutamatergic synaptogenesis and NMDA-receptor trafficking via Fyn kinase regulation of NR2B. Endocrinology 161(2):1-14
  • Bland T, Glucan S, Zhu M, Dillon C, Impey S, Appleyard SM, Wayman GA (2019) USP8 deubiquitinates the leptin receptor and is necessary for leptin-mediated synapse formation. Endocrinology. 160:1982-1998"

WWAMI Idaho Offices

Idaho WWAMI 1st & 2nd Year

Physical Address:
121 W. Sweet Avenue
Moscow, ID 83844-4061

Mailing Address:
D.A. Huckabay M.D. Medical Education Building
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4061
Moscow, ID 83844-4061

Anatomy Lab
803 S. Main Street
Moscow, ID 83843

Jeff Seegmiller, Ed.D., Director
Jeffreys@uidaho.edu

Rachell Amick, Administrative Coordinator
rachella@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6696

Fax: 208-885-7910

Email: wwami@uidaho.edu

Web: WWAMI Medical Education Program

Idaho WWAMI Clinical & Explore and Focus Phase

Physical Address:

Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program
322 E. Front Street, Suite 462
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4544
Fax: 208-334-2344
Email: idwwami@uw.edu
Web: Idaho WWAMI Clinical Office

Mary Barinaga, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Dean of Regional Affairs
Idaho TRUST Co-Director
barinm@uw.edu
208-364-4548

Frank Batcha, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Dean of Regional Affairs
Idaho TRUST Co-Director
batchf@uw.edu
208-364-4546

Sarah Keshian
Program Operations Administrator
sarakesh@uw.edu
208-364-4546

Cynthia Probasco
Program Operations Specialist
cynprob@uw.edu
208-364-4544

Lydia Carbis
Medical Student Service Coordinator
Lydia.Carbis@va.gov
carbisl@uw.edu
208-422-1000 Ext 7642
208-332-4414