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.
Spencer Murphy has 10 years of experience in the medical field. He has studied multiple areas in medicine such as nursing and anatomy and physiology. Spencer has specialized in areas such as psychiatry, behavioral health, physical rehabilitation, emergency medicine, and general family practice. Spencer brings his enthusiasm, humor, and knowledge of the medical field to each of his classes to make them interesting, exciting, and fun. Spencer has taught the Clinical Medical Assisting program, EKG technician, and Phlebotomy programs at the St. Louis School of Phlebotomy.
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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.
Amanda brings over 12 years of experience in the medical field to STLSP. She received her MA diploma in 2007 and A.A.S. in MA in 2010. She also has her CPR/BLS First Aid instructor certification and is a Registered Medical Assistant. Amanda`s experience has encompassed a variety of specialties including, OB/GYN, Nephrology, Dialysis, Neurology, Pain Management, Dementia/Alzheimer`s and Internal Medicine. Amanda utilizes her knowledge, enthusiasm, and passion to motivate each of our students to succeed.
Lisa began her medical career in 1991 when she began working as a phlebotomist and laboratory assistant. Since then Lisa has gained a wealth of experience in phlebotomy, laboratory assisting, home health care, and surgical coordination. Lisa loves to serve others and help them achieve their goals. Lisa is very excited to be part of out team at STLSP and watch her students achieve their goals!
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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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