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Cynthia Close
Assistant Professor - Director of Radiologic Technology

Department: Radiologic Technology

Phone Extension: 8902
(518) 736-FMCC (3622)

Building: C 005B

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  • Radiographic Physics I
  • Radiation Health and Protection
  • Advanced Radiographic Procedures I
  • Radiographic Clinical Experience IV


  • Radiographic Physics II
  • Quality Management
  • Advanced Radiographic Procedures II
  • Radiographic Clinical Experience V

Cindy CloseCindy has taught in the Radiologic Technology program at FM since its birth in 2005. Her courses include Radiation Protection, Radiographic Physics I & II, Quality Management, Clinical Experience, and Advanced Procedures I & II.

Students of Radiologic Technology learn how to safely use X-rays to create medical images used in the diagnosis of bone and other diseases. Students are typically employed in hospitals, medical clinics and private practices. Graduates have many opportunities for advancement within the field of medical imaging. These include mammography, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, CT and MRI scanning, and radiation therapy.

Cindy earned a M.A. in Public Health Policy from the University at Albany, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs; a B.A. in Sociology from SUNY at Utica Rome; and an A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology from Hudson Valley Community College. She is licensed to practice radiologic technology by the NYS Department of Health and is registered with American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Specialties in Abdomen, OB/GYN as well as with American Registry of Cardiac Sonographers Specialties in Cardiac, Pediatric Cardiac, Vascular sonography. Cindy is certified with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Cindy and her husband Ben have lived in Northville for 33 years. They have two daughters, Jessica and Courtney, and two grandsons, Josiah and Micah. She is an avid gardener (perennial flowers) and loves to read, ski, travel, and talk politics.