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, Ms. Clifford has an extensive background in clinical research, project management and data analysis for organizations such as MathSoft, Inc., University of Utah Division of Medical Genetics, The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital, Nationwide Childrens Hospital and the Center for Perinatal Research. Ms. Clifford acts as Executive Director of Ohio School of Phlebotomy, Inc,. as well as Director at our 6 sister schools. Her belief is that everyone deserves access to an affordable, quality education and her commitment to bringing this mission into every community began over 10 years ago when she opened the first school in Columbus, Ohio.
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.
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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.
Nena begain her medical career as a medical receptionist over 20 years ago. With the encouragement of the physicians she worked under, she decided to continue her education and became a medical assistant. Nena had a wonderful and empowering education and carries that experience into her own classroom today. She has enjoyed working with different specialties and practices and found her true passion in womens health where she worked for most of her career - becoming a lead MA, trainer, and finally a clinical supervisor. Nena has been a Certified Medical Assistant through the AAMA since 1997 and has taught previously at a medical education institution in Atlanta, GA. She truly enjoys empowing the next generation of health care workers and strives to teach with passion and encouragement each day. Nena looks forward to meeting and teaching each student that chooses St. Louis School of Phlebotomy.
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.
LaTasha graduated from Allied College with an Associates Degree as a Medical Assistant. Shortly after graduation she started her Phlebotomy career as a Collection Tech for the American Red Cross where she gained the knowledge and expertise on becoming a professional at drawing blood. After a 2 year hiatus, LaTasha reentered the field as a Lab Associate at Progress West Hospital where she has worked for the past 8 years. During that time, LaTasha has trained may new employees and students. Becuase of this, LaTasha has realized the importance of passing on her knowledge and skills to future professionals.
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