Craig Clifford MD, MS
Chief Academic Officer
Dr. Clifford earned his M.D. at Rush University, followed by a highly competitive transitional internship within the UCLA medical system. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies and a Master of Science in Chemistry from University of Illinois - Chicago, where he participated in bench research focused on developing HIV treatments, and where he enjoyed working as an undergraduate lab instructor in the Chemistry department for several years. He brings his medical expertise, scientific knowledge, and experience as an educator to the Ohio School of Phlebotomy, where he oversees the quality of instruction and materials.
Bronte Clifford BA, CPT
Having received her undergraduate degree in Mathematics at the University of Washington in Seattle, Bronte has worked as a Technical Support Engineer at MathSoft, Inc., Clinical Research Coordinator at the University of Utah, Program Manager at Nationwide Children`s Hospital, and Clinical Research Data Manager at The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital and Research Institute. Bronte acts as the Director of Ohio School of Phlebotomy, Indiana School of Phlebotomy, St. Louis School of Phlebotomy, and the Kansas City School of Phlebotomy. Bronte is an experienced phlebotomist specializing in performing physical exams for insurance companies and health fairs. Her love of drawing blood led her to establish the Ohio School of Phlebotomy and its sister schools.
Emily Witt, M.Ed., CCMA
Chief Administrative Officer
Emily completed her Bachelors of Science at The Ohio State University in the college of Education and Human Ecology, and attained the credential of Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) through Ohio School of Phlebotomy in 2012. She holds a Masters of Education in Adult Education from The Pennsylvania State University. Emily manages adherence to academic standards and oversees compliance with school and state policies at Ohio School of Phlebotomy and its sister schools. She is passionate about medical education and seeing each student develop their skills to become a talented medical professional and integral part of a medical team.
Community Development Administrator
After working in business management for many years, Nate chose to change his career and gained his EMS/EMT certification in 2012. Nate worked as an EMT, responding to 911 calls and transporting patients, before joining the Indiana School of Phlebotomy team as a Campus Coordinator in 2016. Nate has since used his passion for advocacy to improve student experiences and build business relations within our community. Because of this passion and hard work, Nate has become an integral member of our administration team as the Community Development Administrator for all of Ohio School of Phlebotomy Affiliated Schools. Nate is dedicated to working with our community partners to provide more educational opportunities to our students and manage those partnerships to foster growth and access to education within our communities.
Kindra Weaver, CCMA, CPT
Associate Academic Officer
Kindra has been involved in the medical field since 2013. Many of those years were spent working with acutely ill leukemia patients at the James Cancer Center & Solove Research Institute. During her time at there, she discovered a love of phlebotomy and chose to take the phlebotomy course at Ohio School of Phlebotomy to expand her skill. Following that experience, she moved on to work as a phlebotomist for LabCorp, as well as performing health screenings for ExamOne. Her interpersonal skills and passion for helping people assisted her greatly in her role in patient care and she continues to use those same skills to support our instructors and students at Ohio School of Phlebotomy Affiliated Schools as the Associate Academic Officer.
Melissa has nearly 18 years of health care experience. She recieved her diploma of Medical Assisting in 2001 from Sanford-Brown College. Since then, she has worked as a MA in family medicine, surgery, and cardiology. After 9 years a MA, Melissa realized her true passion was phlebotomy and chose to narrow her focus. She has worked as phlebotomist for the past 9 years performing biometric health screenings, insurance exams, health fair screenings, and pre-employment screenings. Melissa joined the KCSP team in 2017 with the goal to change the face of healthcare one student at a time. She endeavors to give each student the skills and knowledge to provide not only outstanding patient care but also outstanding customer service. Melissa teaches with compassion and instills confidence in each student.
Dana began her career in the medical field by receiving her CNA in 1991. She became a Certified Medical Technician in 1992 and completed phlebotomy school in 1993. Dana has been a traveling Phlebotomist and worked in hospitals, physician`s offices and laboratories. She specializes in Pediatrics and currently works with Labcorp, traveling as a Lead Phlebotomist. Dana has a passion for phlebotomy and loves sharing her knowledge and tricks of the trade with others. She especially loves teaching and knowing that she is making a positive change in the lives of all of her students. Dana`s goal is to give every student the confidence and ability to become a successful Phlebotomist and she encourages her students to believe in themselves and treat every patient with dignity and respect.
Kara Beauford, CPT
Kara began her career in 2007 as an office assistant for a local practitioner. During her time there, her potential to be more hands-on was quickly noticed. She was then introduced to the world of Phlebotomy and has never looked back! Kara is an expert phlebotomist with over 10 years of experience under her belt. After teaching phlebotomy with OSP and engaging students in the classroom, Kara has moved into the position of Externship Coordinator where her experience in the field and teaching can be utilized to help students succeed in their career training through externship placements that are a good fit for each individual.
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Angie started her career in the medical field in 2001 at a plasma donation center taking patients vitals and checking glucose and hemoglobin levels. During her time there, she gained interested in Phlebotomy and chose to complete an 8-week in-house training program to become a phlebotomist. Following her training, Angie went on to work at North Kansas City Hospital as a Phlebotomist before moving on to a Physicians office running a Lab and performing phlebotomy for over 12 years. Angie also worked for an Urgent Care Facility for a short time. Using her experience, Angie would like to instill the confidence in each of her students to succeed not only in the class room but in their future medical fields. Her motto is, "May I learn and grow with them as they learn and grow with me."