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  • Joie Burns Portrait

    Joie Burns, MS, RT (R)(S), RDMS, RVT

    Associate Professor, Chair Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Director

    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 is currently serves as the Program Director for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. Courses taught include 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 is currently serves as the Program Director for the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program. Courses taught include all baccalaureate courses in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Patient Assessment, and Diagnostic Radiology Clinic.

  • Leslie Kendrick, Radiologic Sciences, Studio Portrait

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

    Associate Professor, 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 is her favorite modality.  Courses taught at Boise State include Radiographic Procedures, Senior Recitation and Integration, Radiologic Colloquium, Diagnostic Radiology Clinic.

    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 is her favorite modality.  Courses taught at Boise State include Radiographic Procedures, Senior Recitation and Integration, Radiologic Colloquium, Diagnostic Radiology Clinic.

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

    Travis Armstrong, BS, RT(R)

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Diagnostic Radiography 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, Science Department, Faculty, Portraits, Faculty/Staff Drop-In

    John Lampignano, MEd, RT(R)(CT)

    Associate Professor

    John P. Lampignano earned his A.A.S.  in Radiologic Technology from GateWay Community College, his B.S. in Education from Weber State University, and his M.Ed. in Educational Technology from Arizona State University.   He was awarded an ARRT credential in Radiography and Computed Tomography.  John taught at GateWay Community College, Phoenix, Arizona in the Medical Imaging program for 35 years.  He performed radiography for Arizona State University Sports Medicine department for 10 years and the lead technologist for the Arizona Cardinal Football Club for 25 years.  Courses taught include radiographic positioning, sectional anatomy, and radiation safety.

    John P. Lampignano earned his A.A.S.  in Radiologic Technology from GateWay Community College, his B.S. in Education from Weber State University, and his M.Ed. in Educational Technology from Arizona State University.   He was awarded an ARRT credential in Radiography and Computed Tomography.  John taught at GateWay Community College, Phoenix, Arizona in the Medical Imaging program for 35 years.  He performed radiography for Arizona State University Sports Medicine department for 10 years and the lead technologist for the Arizona Cardinal Football Club for 25 years.  Courses taught include radiographic positioning, sectional anatomy, and radiation safety.

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

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

    Clinical Assistant Professor

    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.

Emeritus Faculty

  • 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.