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.
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.
Tiana Mumford, CPhT, CMA is a Certified Pharmacy Technician and Certified Medical Assistant who has worked in the healthcare field for over over 15 years. Tiana has an extensive background working in different specialty clinics, as well as, in-patient pharmacies. Tiana`s love for teaching started about 13 years ago. She has taught elementary and high school students and now adults. Tiana passion for teaching has allowed her to inspire many students to explore careers in the healthcare field. Tiana teaching style is a practical hands-on approach and she truly hopes to touch the life of each student she comes in contact with.
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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Katharine Largent, CMA
Katie completed her Medical Assisting program at Kaplan College in 2008. She graduated with high honor and was placed on the Director`s List. Katie is certified through AAMA and has worked in multiple practices that has allowed to gain a variety of knowledge. She has experience in Family Practice, geriatric, pediatric, Ob-Gyn , urgent care, substance abuse, suboxone clinic, narcotics, and oncology. Katie has a deep love for phlebotomy and her work with various patient populations has allowed her to hone that skill. In 2018, Katie received the Sunflower Award from Community Health Network for her commitment to excellence and outgoing nature! In addition to her Medical Assisting Certification, Katie is also certified in Mind and Body Therapy. She has a passion for patient care and is incredibly grateful for the opportunity to share her passion and knowledge with her students!
Celcie has been in the medical field since 2014. She has always been passionate about helping and caring for people, so she went to school to get her EMT certification, and later her CCMA. She has worked in many clinics including oncology, geriatrics, and pediatrics. She also has lab experience in the hematology branch. Phlebotomy is one of her favorite things to teach and perform. Celcie is excited to be at ISP where she can talk about her passion and help students learn and build a career in health care!
Shaun Jones has been a Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA) since 2005. She has experience working in urgent care, internal medicine, family medicine and clinical laboratories. Shaun holds a Masters and Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Phoenix. Shaun is currently continuing her educational journey pursuing a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. Shaun currently works for Podiatry Associates of Indiana serving as a Global Facilitator for 11 offices in the Indianapolis metro area. Shaun has held previous roles in Higher Education serving as a Dean of Online Education, Health Sciences Program Chair, Faculty Manager, Instructional Design and Adjunct medical faculty. Shaun also is a Certified Personal Trainer (NETA) and Level 1 USA Weightlifting Coach. Shaun spends her time teaching medical students, assisting local organizations with weight loss programs and initiatives, research in proprietary education, and many facets of fitness and exercise. Shaun also serves as a mentor for a national organization, Black Girls Do Bike, for the Indianapolis chapter and serves as an active member with Black Girls Run, Indianapolis chapter.
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Katie Dalton, MSN, RN, OCN
Katie graduated from Milligan College in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in the Science of Nursing. Her nursing career began with oncology patients in Johnson City, TN. She moved on to work on a Bone Marrow Transplant unit at Wake Forest University Medical Center for the next 5 years. During her time there, Katie earned her Master’s in the Science of Nursing with an emphasis in education from Western Carolina University. After a short time at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA, she returned home to Indiana to work with Community Health Network as an outpatient oncology infusion nurse. Katie joins ISP with the goal to train future healthcare professionals to provide knowledgeable and excellent care to the patients they will encounter.
Michelle Burton MLT(ASCP)CM
Michelle began her career in the medical field when she completed phlebotomy courses at Ivy Tech in Columbus, IN. She has worked in the hospital setting and outpatient setting for Methodist Hospital. In 2013, Michelle returned to school to pursue her MLT certification which she achieved in 2017 when she graduated with her Associate of Applied Science in Medical Laboratory Technology. Michelle official became an MLT in 2018 when she successfully passed her ASCP certification exam! She currently works as an MLT at Major Hospital. Michelle greatly enjoys her work in the laboratory but, after almost 18 years of working in the phlebotomy field, she found that she really missed phlebotomy. Michelle is so excited to have found Indiana School of Phlebotomy where she can not only share her knowledge but also her passion for phlebotomy!
Audrey Ballard AS, BS, MA, MPH, RRT, CSM
Audrey Ballard has been dedicated to working in healthcare for over 20 years. Within this timeframe, Audrey has worked on an international level, held leadership positions, and most importantly, educated and developed others. A native of Indianapolis, Indiana and an IVY Tech Alumna of the Respiratory Care program, Audrey elevated her healthcare career while achieving a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health in 2002 from IUPUI, a Master of Arts in Executive Development for Public Services in 2007 from Ball State University, and a Master of Public Health in 2012 from IU School of Medicine. Most of Audrey’s professional career consisted of being a Clinical Specialist for Respiratory Care and an adjunct instructor. Still passionately involved in healthcare, Audrey shifted gears in 2006 and worked in Life Sciences to enhance the live of those waiting on the transplant list. Audrey moved to Virginia in 2012 to serve as Manager for Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Diagnostics where her and her team not only treated patients in need of respiratory intervention but responded to perform EKGs on patients who were experiencing the need for emergent care. While in Virginia, Audrey served as the Chair for Organ Donation. Currently, Audrey has a career in the pharmaceutical industry in Indianapolis supporting medical research and discovery.
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Tonya began her career in the medical field in 1991 when she started working as a CNA. Tonya received her CCMA certification in 2006 after completing her associates of applied science in medical assisting at Indiana Business College. Following the completion of her course,