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Tamala Bradham

Extensive leadership experience in defining strategies that strengthen organizations' efficiencies by improving quality, empowering employees, and nurturing an environment of continuous learning using systems science.

Process Improvement Manager Work: 605-265-8636 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @Tamala Bradham


  • Process Improvement
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) by the National Association For Healthcare Quality
  • Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Lean Healthcare Certificate by the Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business at Belmont University, in conjunction with Vizient, Inc. (formerly Healthcare Performance Partners)
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association with expertise in pediatric audiology and aural habilitaiton


  • First Place Blue Ribbon Poster Award, 8th Annual Gerald S. Gotterer Health Professions Education Research Day at Vanderbilt for outstanding innovative presentation in Quality Improvement.
  • 2016, Outstanding Doctoral Student Award for demonstrating professionalism, academic excellence, leadership, service to the profession and promoting a sense of community among the DHA students
  • Inducted into Alpha Eta Honor Society and Upsilon Phi Delta Society for academic excellent
  • Published over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and papers, 10 book chapters, and one textbook on assessments. She has presented both nationally and internationally.