Faculty

Kristin Hamman Calley, RDH, MS

Kristin Hamman Calley, RDH, MS
Associate Professor and Department Chair

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
Mail Stop, 8048
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Dental Hygiene Sciences, Office 139
Phone: 208-282-3379
callkris@isu.edu

Education
Master of Science (M.S.) - Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University, 1993
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Dental Hygiene Idaho State University, 1988

Professional Areas of Interests:Instructional design for online learning, professional issues, career retention, client motivation and instrumentation techniques

JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, PhD

JoAnn R. Gurenlian, RDH, PhD
Professor
Graduate Program Director

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
Mail Stop, 8048
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Haddonfield, NJ
Phone: 208-240-1443
gurejoan@isu.edu

Education
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Education, Educational Leadership, University of Pennsylvania, 1991
Master of Science (M.S.) - Dental Hygiene, Columbia University, 1979
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Dental Hygiene, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1978
Associate of Arts (A.A.) - Dental Hygiene, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1976

Professional Areas of Interests: oral pathology, oral medicine, diabetes,women's health, education, leadership and professional development

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Reading, spending time with my family, shopping, chocolate

Ellen Rogo, RDH, PhD

Ellen Rogo, RDH, PhD
Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
Mail Stop, 8048
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Dental Hygiene Sciences, Office 107
Phone: 208-282-3017
rogoelle@isu.edu

Education
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Education, University of Idaho, 2009
Master of Education (M.Ed) - University of Washington, 1981
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Dental Hygiene, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1978

Tara Bardsley Johnson, RDH, PhD

Tara Bardsley Johnson, RDH, PhD
Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
Mail Stop, 8048
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Dental Hygiene Sciences, Office 140
Phone: 208-282-2792
johntara@isu.edu

Education
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Pharmacology, Emphasis: molecular oncology, Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences; Idaho State University College of Pharmacy, 2007
Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Emphasis: Curriculum and Instruction; Idaho State University College of Education, 1992
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Dental Hygiene Idaho State University, 1981

Professional Areas of Interests: oral pathology, molecular mechanisms of oral cancer, chemoprevention techniques in cancer and other disease, research methods

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Reading, spending time with my family, hiking, skiing, art

Jacqueline (Jacque) Freudenthal, RDH, MHE

Jacqueline (Jacque) Freudenthal, RDH, MHE
Associate Professor

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
Mail Stop 8048
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Pocatello, ID
Phone: 208-282-4360
Freujacq@isu.edu

Education
Master of Health Education (M.H.E) - Idaho State University, 2005
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Dental Hygiene, Idaho State University, 1982

Professional Areas of Interests: Prevention, Caries Risk Assessment, Community Health and Special Needs, Administration of Local Anesthetics, Expanded Function Procedures for Dental Hygienists

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Outdoor activities - skiing, biking, kayaking, rafting, tennis

Kandis V. Garland

Kandis V. Garland, RDH, BS
Associate Professor
Graduate Faculty

Contact Information:
921 S. 8th Ave,
Campus Box 8048
Pocatello, ID. 83209-8048

Office: Dental Hygiene Sciences 105
Phone: (208) 282-6461
garlkand@isu.edu

Education
Master of Science (M.S.), Dental Education, University of Minnesota, 2007
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - University of Minnesota, 1998
R.D.A. - Hennepin Technical College, 1988

Professional Areas of Interests:calibration of faculty, infection control, workforce issues, and student satisfaction

Karen Portillo

Karen Portillo, RDH, MS
Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
Mail Stop 8048
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Dental Hygiene Sciences 130
Phone: 208-282-2395
Email: portkare@isu.edu

Rebecca Tranmer, RDH, MS
Assistant Professor

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
Mail Stop 8048
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Dental Hygiene Sciences 113
Phone: 208-282-2744
Email: tranrebe@isu.edu

Clinical Faculty

Camile Biorn, RDH, BS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Email:biorcami@isu.edu

Kim Ellis, RDH, BS
Clinical Associate Professor
Email: ellikimb@isu.edu

Meg Long, RDH, BS
Clinical Associate Professor
Email: longmeg@isu.edu

Jann Zollinger, RDH, BS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Email: zolljann@isu.edu

Colleen Stephenson, RDH, BS, MS
Clinical Instructor
Email: monistep@isu.edu

Clinical Instructors

Leciel Bono, RDH, BS
Theresa Christensen, RDH, BS
Laurie Eisenhauer, RDH, BS
Diane Peck, RDH, BS
Courtney Perrachione, RDH, BS, CHES
Eileen Ruth, RDH, BS
Cathy Salisbury, RDH, M Ed.
LuAnn Spain, EFDA
Jessica Spanton, RDH, BS
Susan Stevens, RDH, BS
Rachelle Williams, RDH, BS

Adjunct Faculty

Vicki Johnstone-Dodge, RDH, MS

Other Faculty

Dr. Jason Pilarski, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biology
Dr. Jeff Ybarguen, DDS, Program Director, IDEP
Denise M Bowen, RDH, MS, Professor Emeritus

Clinical Supervising Dentists

Dr. Bryce Larson
Dr. Louis Bringhurst
Dr. Jason Peterson
Dr. Michael Godfrey
Dr. Michael Cady
Dr. Kyle Siemen


Staff

Jennifer Kent

Jennifer Kent, MA
Administrative Assistant I
Room 138
282-3796
Email: kentjen3@isu.edu


Stephen E. Wright

Stephen E. Wright, MA
Administrative Assistant I
Room 115
282-2482
Email: wrigstep@isu.edu


Melanie Schoonover

Melanie Schoonover
Laboratory Materials Supervisor
Room 129
282-2727
Email: schomela@isu.edu


Lisa Proctor

Lisa Proctor
Dental Reception Coordinator
Dental Hygiene Clinic
282-3282
Email: proclisa@isu.edu


Penny Van Osdol

Penny Van Osdol
Office Specialist II
Room 120
282-2579
Email: vanopenn@isu.edu


Emeriti Faculty

Kathleen O. Hodges, RDH, MS

Kathleen O. Hodges, RDH, MS
Professor Emerita

Contact Information:
Idaho State University
Mail Stop 8048
Pocatello, ID 83209

Office: Pocatello, ID
Phone: 208-282-2744
Hodgkat1@isu.edu

Education
Master of Science (M.S.) - Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University, 1979
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University, 1977

Professional Areas of Interests: Clinical Dental Hygiene Practice, Management and Supervision; Periodontology; Patient Management Strategies; Administration; Education; Professional Ethics and Jurisprudence Nationwide; Models of Dental Hygiene Delivery of Care

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Traveling, boating, sports spectator, and reading

Denise Bowen, RDH, MS

Denise Bowen, RDH, MS
Professor Emerita

Contact Information:
bowedeni@isu.edu

Education
Master of Science (M.S.) - Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University, 1975
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University, 1976

Professional Areas of Interests: oral systemic health link, periodontology, education, leadership and professional development

Personal Interests/Hobbies: Travel, reading, spending time with friends and family, golfing

Carlene Paarman, RDH, MEd
Carole Christie, MA
Anita Herzog, RDH, MEd

IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY

921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209