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Joie Burns

Joie Burns 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.
jburns@boisestate.edu


Leslie Kendrick

Leslie Kendrick earned an A.S. in Radiologic Technology, B.S. in Radiologic Sciences with an emphasis in Computed Tomography, a certificate of completion in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and a M.S. in Educational Technology from Boise State University.  Leslie currently serves as Chair for the Radiologic Sciences Department and Program Director for the Diagnostic Radiography Program and an instructor for the Department of Radiologic Sciences.  Courses taught include Medical and Surgical Disease, Radiographic Procedures, Interdisciplinary Patient Care Skills, Quality Assurance, and Diagnostic Radiography Clinic.  lesliekendrick@boisestate.edu


Cathy Masters, Radiologic Sciences, Radiology, Studio portrait

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.  catherinemasters@boisestate.edu


Erica Koch Wight earned her Associates Degree from Mesa State College, now Colorado Mesa University, in 1988 in Radiologic Technology.  She went on to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Radiologic Sciences at the University of Nevada – Las Vegas in 1994.  Her Master of Education Degree was awarded in 1997 with an emphasis in Educational Technology from City University.  Currently she is working toward her Doctorate Degree in Higher Education from Grand Canyon University. She is a registered technologist with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology in radiography, mammography, and quality management.  Courses taught include, Analogue Imaging and Evaluation, Fluoroscopy and Contrast Media Exams, Digital Radiography and PACS, as well as Diagnostic Radiography Clinic. Erica is also the Coordinator of the Imaging Sciences Program and instructs within the program.  ericawight@boisestate.edu


 

 

 

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.  travisarmstrong@boisestate.edu


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.  johnlampignano@boisestate.edu