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Leadership Team

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

Executive Director

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.

Nathaniel Flannery

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.

LeAnn Davis, RMA

Campus Coordinator

LeAnn has been the the Campus Coordinator and an Instructor for Kentucky School of Phlebotomy since 2017. LeAnn’s extensive work experience in hospitals and clinics comes from her time served in the United States Air Force where she served as a Medic. She began her teaching career in 2005 when she lived in Houston, TX and continued teaching when she moved to Indiana. She believes that hands-on, guided practice is a very important aspect of preparing students for the medical field. LeAnn is a Registered Medical Assistant and holds an associates degree in applied science with a focus on Medical Assisting. She is also an active advocate for children with special needs.

Christie Perkins

Instructor

Bio coming soon!

Kara Beauford, CPT

Externship Coordinator

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.

Melody Dixon

Instructor

Melody received her diploma in medical assisting in 1991 from Phillips College. Since then she has gained 28 years of experience in various fields that have allowed her to perfect her skills and gain knowledge of varying patient populations including urgent care, pediatrics, and family medicine. Melody has a passion for healthcare and she finds sharing her knowledge and passion to be a greatly rewarding experience!

Michelle Reed, CPT

Instructor

Michelle graduated from The Chubb Institute in Parsippany, NJ in 2006 with a diploma in Medical Assisting/Phlebotomy. After working as a phlebotomist/medical assistant for 5 years, she moved to Washington State where she attended Tacoma Community College to study science. Michelle moved to Kentucky in 2011 and since then has worked as a medical assistant and lab technician for medical facilities such as Norton OB/GYN, American Institute of Toxicology, and Norton Cancer Institute. Michelle brings fifteen years of experience in the medical field and a passion for the laboratory environment to the classroom and loves sharing her knowledge with her students!

Beth Jones

Instructor

Bio Coming Soon!

David Lescault, CMA, CPT

Instructor

David started in the medical field in 2010 working as an ER Tech at Jewish Hospital in Louisville and has worked many different places as a Medical Assistant in different specialties. He became a Certified Phlebotomy Technician through the NHA in 2014 and started pursuing his associates degree in medical assisting at Harrison College in Indianapolis. He graduated in 2016 and became a Certified Medical Assistant with the American Association of Medical Assistants in 2017. David is passionate about helping others learn hands on skills in the medical field, and helping them become the best at the skill they are seeking to learn.