Chief Medical Officer to Lead Trade Association

IPRO’s Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President Clare Bradley, MD, MPH, has been chosen President-Elect of the American Health Quality Association (AHQA), a Washington DC-area healthcare trade association. Voting for a new slate of officers of AHQA took place at the association’s Quality Summit held June 2 in Baltimore. AHQA represents quality improvement professionals nationwide. As Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of IPRO, Clare Bradley, MD, MPH, supervises IPRO’s Quality Improvement, Managed Care and End Stage Renal Disease departments, overseeing an annual operating budget of more than $25 million. Dr. Bradley’s management responsibilities include supervision of more than 120 staff and consultant physicians, nurses, epidemiologists, statisticians, data analysts, project managers and other professionals. The contracts Dr. Bradley supervises encompass activities in New York, South Carolina, the District of Columbia, New England, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Louisiana, Puerto Rico, Nebraska and Minnesota. “We’re very pleased that Clare will be leading AHQA, at this critical juncture in the association’s history,” said IPRO Chief Executive Officer Theodore O. Will. Prior to her 13-year tenure at IPRO, Dr. Bradley held senior management positions at the Suffolk County (NY) Department of Health Services, culminating in the role of Commissioner, an appointed position which she held from 1998 to 2003-overseeing services provided to 1.4 million citizens and a budget of $350 million. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Bradley holds a Master of Science degree from Georgetown University, a Master of Public Health from Columbia University and a Medical Doctorate from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.