Faculty and Staff

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Faculty

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    Jeff Anderson

    Associate Professor

    Jeff Anderson, an associate professor in the department of Respiratory Care has been a respiratory care practitioner since graduation from Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wisconsin. After graduation, he worked at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics for six years in the trauma and life support center, burn unit, cardiac surgery and medicine intensive care units, hematology, oncology, pediatrics, and pediatrics intensive care units. More about Jeff Anderson

    Jeff Anderson, an associate professor in the department of Respiratory Care has been a respiratory care practitioner since graduation from Madison Area Technical College in Madison, Wisconsin. After graduation, he worked at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics for six years in the trauma and life support center, burn unit, cardiac surgery and medicine intensive care units, hematology, oncology, pediatrics, and pediatrics intensive care units. More about Jeff Anderson

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    Lonny J. Ashworth

    Director, On-Campus Program

    Lonny J. Ashworth began teaching at Boise State University in 1977. He earned his Associate of Science Degree in Respiratory Care and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Boise State; he earned his Master of Education from College of Idaho. He is a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner with the State of Idaho. More about Lonny Ashworth

    Lonny J. Ashworth began teaching at Boise State University in 1977. He earned his Associate of Science Degree in Respiratory Care and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Boise State; he earned his Master of Education from College of Idaho. He is a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner with the State of Idaho. More about Lonny Ashworth

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    Joe Coyle

    Department Chair

    Joe Coyle is an Anesthesiologist and Critical Care physician with a long interest in Respiratory Care Education. Dr. Coyle is a graduate of Hahnemann Medical College and he did his Anesthesiology residency at Bethesda Naval Hospital. Dr. Coyle did Fellowships in Cardiac Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. More about Joe Coyle

    Joe Coyle is an Anesthesiologist and Critical Care physician with a long interest in Respiratory Care Education. Dr. Coyle is a graduate of Hahnemann Medical College and he did his Anesthesiology residency at Bethesda Naval Hospital. Dr. Coyle did Fellowships in Cardiac Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. More about Joe Coyle

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    Samantha Davis

    Associate Professor

    Samantha Davis is a clinical assistant professor for the Department of Respiratory Care at Boise State University. She earned an Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care and Bachelor of Health Services Administration from Baker College in Auburn Hills, Michigan. In 2014, she earned a Master of Science in Respiratory Care Leadership from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. More about Samantha Davis

    Samantha Davis is a clinical assistant professor for the Department of Respiratory Care at Boise State University. She earned an Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care and Bachelor of Health Services Administration from Baker College in Auburn Hills, Michigan. In 2014, she earned a Master of Science in Respiratory Care Leadership from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. More about Samantha Davis

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    Lanny Inabnit

    Associate Professor

    Lanny Inabnit earned his Associates of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy Technology in 1994 from Southern Illinois University, a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management in 2009 from East Carolina University, and a Master of Science in Respiratory Care Leadership in 2014 fromNortheastern University.  He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Health Services Research from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. More about Lanny Inabnit

    Lanny Inabnit earned his Associates of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy Technology in 1994 from Southern Illinois University, a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management in 2009 from East Carolina University, and a Master of Science in Respiratory Care Leadership in 2014 fromNortheastern University.  He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Health Services Research from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. More about Lanny Inabnit

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    Megan Koster

    Director, Master of Science in Respiratory Care Program

    Megan Koster is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Respiratory Care. She has been a Registered Respiratory Therapist since 2007, specializing in neonatal and pediatric intensive care. Koster earned a Master of Health Science with an emphasis in Health Promotion from Boise State University in 2011 and has been full time faculty since. Koster earned her Doctorate in Education from the University of New England in 2017, focusing primarily on innovative methods of identifying and assessing intellect in the undergraduate admissions process. The theory and assessment of both intellect and skill, specifically in clinically-based programs throughout higher education, continues to be a primary research interest.   More about Megan Koster

    Megan Koster is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Respiratory Care. She has been a Registered Respiratory Therapist since 2007, specializing in neonatal and pediatric intensive care. Koster earned a Master of Health Science with an emphasis in Health Promotion from Boise State University in 2011 and has been full time faculty since. Koster earned her Doctorate in Education from the University of New England in 2017, focusing primarily on innovative methods of identifying and assessing intellect in the undergraduate admissions process. The theory and assessment of both intellect and skill, specifically in clinically-based programs throughout higher education, continues to be a primary research interest.   More about Megan Koster

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    Jody Lester

    Associate Professor

    Jody Lester earned her Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy and a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from Boise State University. She has been teaching in respiratory care since 1983. One of her favorite quotes is “Teaching is like dropping ideas into the letter box of the human subconscious. You know when they are posted, but you never know when they will be received or in what form.” She feels fortunate to sometimes see the “letters arrive” as students come to understand a difficult concept or build on previous ones. More about Jody Lester

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    Jody Lester earned her Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy and a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from Boise State University. She has been teaching in respiratory care since 1983. One of her favorite quotes is “Teaching is like dropping ideas into the letter box of the human subconscious. You know when they are posted, but you never know when they will be received or in what form.” She feels fortunate to sometimes see the “letters arrive” as students come to understand a difficult concept or build on previous ones. More about Jody Lester

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    Camille Stover

    Clinical Assistant Professor

    Camille Stover earned her Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Care from Boise State in 2014 and a Master of Education Technology from Boise State in 2018. Camille joined the department in 2017 as a Graduate Assistant and joined the department full time in 2019 as a Clinical Assistant Professor.

    Camille Stover earned her Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Care from Boise State in 2014 and a Master of Education Technology from Boise State in 2018. Camille joined the department in 2017 as a Graduate Assistant and joined the department full time in 2019 as a Clinical Assistant Professor.

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    TJ Wing

    Director, Degree Advancement Program

    TJ Wing earned his Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy in 2002, a Masters of Health Science with a Leadership emphasis in 2008 and a Doctorate in Educational Technology in 2018 from Boise State University. He has been teaching adult critical care and neonatal/pediatric emergency medicine in the Respiratory Care Program since 2003. TJ helped develop the BSRC DAP from the ground up, creating and delivering many of the foundational courses that are offered today. He has taught online courses since 2007 while completely dedicating his teaching workload to 100% online since 2015. TJ is passionate about online education with his dissertation focusing on formative versus summative assessment within online health care courses. More about TJ Wing

    TJ Wing earned his Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy in 2002, a Masters of Health Science with a Leadership emphasis in 2008 and a Doctorate in Educational Technology in 2018 from Boise State University. He has been teaching adult critical care and neonatal/pediatric emergency medicine in the Respiratory Care Program since 2003. TJ helped develop the BSRC DAP from the ground up, creating and delivering many of the foundational courses that are offered today. He has taught online courses since 2007 while completely dedicating his teaching workload to 100% online since 2015. TJ is passionate about online education with his dissertation focusing on formative versus summative assessment within online health care courses. More about TJ Wing

Staff

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    Coleen Dudley

    Advising Coordinator

    Coleen Dudley received her Associate of Science in Medical Records Science in 1991 and her Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management in 1998. She is a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Coleen has also, completed the PSP (Professional Standards Program) through the National Association of Educational Office Professionals (NAEOP) in 2007 with the distinction of CEOE (Certified Educational Office Employee). Coleen is the Administrative Assistant for the Department of Respiratory Care and has been with the university since 1993.

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    Coleen Dudley received her Associate of Science in Medical Records Science in 1991 and her Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management in 1998. She is a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Coleen has also, completed the PSP (Professional Standards Program) through the National Association of Educational Office Professionals (NAEOP) in 2007 with the distinction of CEOE (Certified Educational Office Employee). Coleen is the Administrative Assistant for the Department of Respiratory Care and has been with the university since 1993.

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    Michele Kelly

    Business Operations Specialist/Academic Advisor

    Michele Kelly is the Business Operations Specialist/Academic Advisor in the Department of Respiratory Care. She has been with Boise State since 2012, having joined the Respiratory Care team in June of 2017. Kelly, along with her husband of over 30 years and her two children, is a Boise State alumni, having earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in 1989. Her role within the Department of Respiratory Care encompasses administrative duties for all three respiratory care programs (on campus, RRT to BS online, and MSRC online) as well as acting Advisor for the RRT to BS Degree Advancement Program.

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    Michele Kelly is the Business Operations Specialist/Academic Advisor in the Department of Respiratory Care. She has been with Boise State since 2012, having joined the Respiratory Care team in June of 2017. Kelly, along with her husband of over 30 years and her two children, is a Boise State alumni, having earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in 1989. Her role within the Department of Respiratory Care encompasses administrative duties for all three respiratory care programs (on campus, RRT to BS online, and MSRC online) as well as acting Advisor for the RRT to BS Degree Advancement Program.

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    Naomi Sallay

    Administrative Assistant II

    Naomi Sallay joined the Department of Respiratory Care in June of 2018, she is the Administrative Assistant II. Naomi, a Boise State alumni, earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2017. She is currently working toward a Masters of Health Science with an emphasis in Health Promotion, as well as a Certificate in Health Services Leadership.

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    Naomi Sallay joined the Department of Respiratory Care in June of 2018, she is the Administrative Assistant II. Naomi, a Boise State alumni, earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2017. She is currently working toward a Masters of Health Science with an emphasis in Health Promotion, as well as a Certificate in Health Services Leadership.