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  • Leslie Kendrick, Radiologic Sciences, Studio Portrait

    Leslie Kendrick, MS, RT(R)(CT)(MR)

    Associate Professor, Chair, CT, MRI, and Imaging Sciences Program Director

    Leslie Kendrick has earned an AS in Radiologic Technology, BS in Radiologic Sciences with an emphasis in Computed Tomography, an academic certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and an MS in Educational Technology from Boise State University.  Kendrick currently serves as the Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Bachelor of Science Imaging Sciences Programs Director.  She is also a PhD candidate in the Biomolecular Sciences Program with a research focus on post-concussive symptom resolution and blood biomarkers.  Courses taught include principles of radiography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, human anatomy and pathology.

    Leslie Kendrick has earned an AS in Radiologic Technology, BS in Radiologic Sciences with an emphasis in Computed Tomography, an academic certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and an MS in Educational Technology from Boise State University.  Kendrick currently serves as the Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Bachelor of Science Imaging Sciences Programs Director.  She is also a PhD candidate in the Biomolecular Sciences Program with a research focus on post-concussive symptom resolution and blood biomarkers.  Courses taught include principles of radiography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, human anatomy and pathology.

  • Cathy Masters Portrait

    Catherine Masters, MS, RT(R)

    Clinical Associate Professor, Diagnostic Radiography Program Director

    Catherine Masters earned her A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology from Gateway Community College, a B.S. in Radiology from Arizona State University, and an M.Ed. in Adult Learning, Training, and Development from Regis University.  She has previously taught in and has been the Clinical Coordinator and Program Director for radiography programs in Colorado and Illinois.  Professionally, Cathy has experience in diagnostic radiology, mammography and computed tomography.  Diagnostic radiology is her favorite modality.  She has extensive experience working in trauma and acute care settings.  Courses taught at Boise State include Pharmacology, Radiation Biology, Fluoroscopic and Contrast Media Examinations, Senior Recitation and Integration, Law and Ethics in Radiologic Sciences, Diagnostic Radiology Clinic, Radiographic Positioning, and Radiologic Colloquium.

    Department of Radiologic Sciences

    Catherine Masters earned her A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology from Gateway Community College, a B.S. in Radiology from Arizona State University, and an M.Ed. in Adult Learning, Training, and Development from Regis University.  She has previously taught in and has been the Clinical Coordinator and Program Director for radiography programs in Colorado and Illinois.  Professionally, Cathy has experience in diagnostic radiology, mammography and computed tomography.  Diagnostic radiology is her favorite modality.  She has extensive experience working in trauma and acute care settings.  Courses taught at Boise State include Pharmacology, Radiation Biology, Fluoroscopic and Contrast Media Examinations, Senior Recitation and Integration, Law and Ethics in Radiologic Sciences, Diagnostic Radiology Clinic, Radiographic Positioning, and Radiologic Colloquium.

  • Travis Armstrong, Radiologic Sciences, faculty/staff, studio portrait, photo by Priscilla Grover

    Travis Armstrong, MPA, RT(R)

    Clinical Instructor, Diagnostic Radiology Clinical Coordinator

    Travis Armstrong returned to Boise State University in 2017 as a faculty member in the Radiologic Sciences program after earning his B.S. in Radiologic Sciences with a Management option from the same program in 2000.   Travis brings to the classroom considerable hands-on clinical experience having worked in a variety of radiology departments throughout the region.  Outside of working for over a decade combined at two major Boise hospitals, Travis has worked for a number of prestigious institutions to include the University of Washington Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center.  The expertise garnered through many years of experience in these various clinical settings allows Travis to provide context to the abstract ideas and concepts taught in the classroom.  In his free time Travis can often be found exploring Idaho’s backcountry on foot, mountain bike, or motorcycle.

    Travis Armstrong returned to Boise State University in 2017 as a faculty member in the Radiologic Sciences program after earning his B.S. in Radiologic Sciences with a Management option from the same program in 2000.   Travis brings to the classroom considerable hands-on clinical experience having worked in a variety of radiology departments throughout the region.  Outside of working for over a decade combined at two major Boise hospitals, Travis has worked for a number of prestigious institutions to include the University of Washington Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center.  The expertise garnered through many years of experience in these various clinical settings allows Travis to provide context to the abstract ideas and concepts taught in the classroom.  In his free time Travis can often be found exploring Idaho’s backcountry on foot, mountain bike, or motorcycle.

  • John Lampignano, MEd, RT(R)(CT)

    Clinical Associate Professor

    John Lampignano earned his A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology at GateWay Community College, BS in Education from Weber State College, and M.Ed. in Educational Technology at Arizona State University.  He taught at GateWay Community College (GWCC) for 35 years in the Medical Imaging program.  During his tenure at GWCC, he was the director for the Center for Teaching and Learning.  John has worked in various clinical settings to include Level I trauma centers and various hospital imaging centers.  One of his specialties was sports medical in which he worked with Arizona State University Sports Medicine and the Arizona Cardinal Football Club.  At Boise State University, he teaches Radiographic Positioning lectures and labs and Comparative Sectional Anatomy.

    John Lampignano earned his A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology at GateWay Community College, BS in Education from Weber State College, and M.Ed. in Educational Technology at Arizona State University.  He taught at GateWay Community College (GWCC) for 35 years in the Medical Imaging program.  During his tenure at GWCC, he was the director for the Center for Teaching and Learning.  John has worked in various clinical settings to include Level I trauma centers and various hospital imaging centers.  One of his specialties was sports medical in which he worked with Arizona State University Sports Medicine and the Arizona Cardinal Football Club.  At Boise State University, he teaches Radiographic Positioning lectures and labs and Comparative Sectional Anatomy.

  • Natalie Mourant, Radiologic Sciences, faculty/staff, outdoor portrait by Priscilla Grover

    Natalie Mourant, MHS, RT(R)(CI)

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Interventional Radiology & Interventional Cardiology Program Director

    Natalie Mourant has earned a BS in Radiologic Sciences, and an MHS in Service Leadership from Boise State University.  Natalie has worked in several areas of Interventional Radiology, including the Specials Lab, the Endovascular Lab, the Cardiovascular Operating Room and the Cardiac Catherization Lab. She has served as Lead Cardiovascular Professional and the Structural Heart Team Lead.  She holds credentials in General Radiology and Cardiac-Interventional. She teaches IT in Radiology, Interdisciplinary Patient Care Skills, Radiology Positioning, Research and Professionalism, Preventative Care and Patient Advocacy in Imaging Sciences and Interprofessional Capstone.

    Natalie Mourant has earned a BS in Radiologic Sciences, and an MHS in Service Leadership from Boise State University.  Natalie has worked in several areas of Interventional Radiology, including the Specials Lab, the Endovascular Lab, the Cardiovascular Operating Room and the Cardiac Catherization Lab. She has served as Lead Cardiovascular Professional and the Structural Heart Team Lead.  She holds credentials in General Radiology and Cardiac-Interventional. She teaches IT in Radiology, Interdisciplinary Patient Care Skills, Radiology Positioning, Research and Professionalism, Preventative Care and Patient Advocacy in Imaging Sciences and Interprofessional Capstone.

  • Anastasia Tracy BS, RT (R)(CT), RDMS (AB, BR, OB/GYN), RVT (VT)

    Clinical Instructor, Diagnostic Sonography Program Director

    Anastasia has earned Bachelor’s of Science degrees from Boise State University in both Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) and Diagnostic Radiology. Anastasia is currently enrolled in a Masters of Business Administration program with Fall 2021 as her anticipated completion date. Anastasia will serve as the Program Director for the DMS Program and will teach all of the associated baccalaureate courses as well as the Patient Assessment course for the Diagnostic Radiology Program.

    Department of Radiologic Sciences

    Anastasia has earned Bachelor’s of Science degrees from Boise State University in both Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) and Diagnostic Radiology. Anastasia is currently enrolled in a Masters of Business Administration program with Fall 2021 as her anticipated completion date. Anastasia will serve as the Program Director for the DMS Program and will teach all of the associated baccalaureate courses as well as the Patient Assessment course for the Diagnostic Radiology Program.

Emeritus Faculty

  • Joie Burns

    Joie earned a B.S. in Radiologic Sciences from Boise State University and a M.S. in Instructional and Performance Technology, Boise State University. Joie worked in the department for 26 years as Program Director for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program and Chair. Courses taught included all baccalaureate courses in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Patient Assessment, and Diagnostic Radiology Clinic.

    Joie earned a B.S. in Radiologic Sciences from Boise State University and a M.S. in Instructional and Performance Technology, Boise State University. Joie worked in the department for 26 years as Program Director for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program and Chair. Courses taught included all baccalaureate courses in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Patient Assessment, and Diagnostic Radiology Clinic.

  • Portrait of Darlene Travis

    Darlene Travis

    Darlene Travis earned a B.S. in Radiologic Technology from Idaho State University, a B.S. in Zoology from Idaho State University, Certificate of Completion, Radiation Therapy, Loma Linda University Medical Center. Darlene worked in the Radiologic Sciences Department for 27 years serving as Chair, Clinical Coordinator, Diagnostic Radiology Program Director, CT Program Director and an instructor for the Department of Radiologic Sciences.

    Darlene Travis earned a B.S. in Radiologic Technology from Idaho State University, a B.S. in Zoology from Idaho State University, Certificate of Completion, Radiation Therapy, Loma Linda University Medical Center. Darlene worked in the Radiologic Sciences Department for 27 years serving as Chair, Clinical Coordinator, Diagnostic Radiology Program Director, CT Program Director and an instructor for the Department of Radiologic Sciences.

  • Portrait of Scott Staley

    Scott Staley

    Scott Staley earned a B.S. in Radiologic Technology and a M.S. in Educational Technology from Boise State University. Scott worked in the Radiologic Sciences Department for 26 years as an instructor and Radiation Safety Officer.

    Scott Staley earned a B.S. in Radiologic Technology and a M.S. in Educational Technology from Boise State University. Scott worked in the Radiologic Sciences Department for 26 years as an instructor and Radiation Safety Officer.

  • Lorrie Kelley Portrait

    Lorrie Kelley

    Lorrie Kelley earned a B.S. in Radiologic Technology and a M.S. in Educational Technology from Boise State University.  Lorrie worked in the Radiologic Sciences Department for 21 years serving as MRI Program Director, CT Program Director, and instructor and has authored numerous articles and texts.

    Lorrie Kelley earned a B.S. in Radiologic Technology and a M.S. in Educational Technology from Boise State University.  Lorrie worked in the Radiologic Sciences Department for 21 years serving as MRI Program Director, CT Program Director, and instructor and has authored numerous articles and texts.