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Leadership Team

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.

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.

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 Indiana 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.

Henry Urbanczyk

Academic Assurance Administrator

Bio coming soon!

Carly Huffman, CPT

Externship Coordinator

Carly graduated from OSP's Phlebotomy program in 2011 and soon after took a mobile phlebotomy position with MedLab for nearly 3 years. After returning to OSP as a student in the Clinical Medical Assisting program, Carly transitioned to University of Cincinnati West Chester Hospital to continue performing phlebotomy and specimen processing. Carly's upbeat personality and gratification from patient interaction brought her back to OSP as Externship Coordinator to inspire new students.

Kindra Weaver, CCMA, CPT

Campus Coordinator & Instructor

Kindra has been involved in the medical field for six years. 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. 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 compassionate personality made her perfect for patient care and she continues to use those same skills to support our students at Ohio School of Phlebotomy as Campus Coordinator and Instructor.

Marty Nelson, CCMA

Instructor

Marty has been a life-long resident of central Ohio and has worked in the medical field for over 10 years. Marty’s primary area of practice has focused on high acuity patient populations such as emergency medicine, ICU, and infectious disease. In addition to his hospital experience, Marty has also worked as a paramedical examiner, biometric screener, and on-site lead for several companies. His primary goal as an instructor is to teach from experience and relate the academic to the day to day experience on the job.

Chaletta Varner

Instructor

Chaletta began her medical career as a Certified Medical Assistant in 2001 with primary focus in phlebotomy. Working in a variety of clinical environments including physicians offices, hospitals & nursing homes for 15+ years allows her to bring great experiences to students wanting to learn phlebotomy. Her most recent experience as a float Phlebotomist at LabCorp allowed her the opportunity to train new phlebotomists on the job and to work with OSP students in their externships.


Abdulbaset Kamour

Instructor

Abdul's commitment and desire to become an effective faculty member and researcher has been his strength throughout his academic training as epidemiologist, experience working as a physician and commitment to quality science education. His teaching philosophy is based on creating a learning environment with both intellectual challenge and interpersonal rapport with the students. This aspect of the art of teaching rests on student emotions, personalities, and connecting with them in ways that motivate them to do their best work. His credentials include Dr.PH with a concentration in Epidemiology from University of Kentucky, M.MedSci from University of Sheffield, M.D. from University of AlFateh, and most recently a CCMA through Ohio School of Phlebotomy. He has experience in public health, epidemiology, nephrology, and in research of chronic diseases, policy, and education.


Lisa Wright

Instructor

Abdul's commitment and desire to become an effective faculty member and researcher has been his strength throughout his academic training as epidemiologist, experience working as a physician and commitment to quality science education. His teaching philosophy is based on creating a learning environment with both intellectual challenge and interpersonal rapport with the students. This aspect of the art of teaching rests on student emotions, personalities, and connecting with them in ways that motivate them to do their best work. His credentials include Dr.PH with a concentration in Epidemiology from University of Kentucky, M.MedSci from University of Sheffield, M.D. from University of AlFateh, and most recently a CCMA through Ohio School of Phlebotomy. He has experience in public health, epidemiology, nephrology, and in research of chronic diseases, policy, and education.

Miyuki Cheney

Substitute and Workshop Instructor

Miyuki has a medical and healthcare background of medical coding and billing, medical administrative assistance and complementary health care. As a graduate of OSP's Phlebotomy program in 2011, she not only continued her education to achieve her RN, but also returned to OSP as an instructor. With experience as a phlebotomist, paramedical examiner, and pharmaceutical and toxicology representative, Miyuki brings a wide range of knowledge and skills to the learning environment.