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.
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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.
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.
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.