LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IPRO Chief Medical Officer Clare B. Bradley, MD, MPH, is the recipient of the American Cancer Society's prestigious St. George National Award for 2009. Awarded for Outstanding Contributions to the Control of Cancer, nominees must be volunteer leaders who have served the Society for a minimum of six continuous years and "made a significant impact" on its goals and mission-driven programs. Dr. Bradley's activities at the society include leading the Mammography Strike Force and Access to Care Workgroup. Currently Chief Medical Officer for the Society's Eastern Division, Dr. Bradley is a Past Chair of the New York State Tobacco Use and Prevention Advisory Board.
"We're pleased that Dr. Bradley's commitment to the American Cancer Society has been recognized with this award," said IPRO's Chief Executive Officer Theodore O. Will, MPH, FACHE. "I know I speak for our entire Board in congratulating Clare on this wonderful honor."
At IPRO, Dr. Bradley directs the activities of IPRO's Health Care Quality Improvement Program (HCQIP), Managed Care Department, and End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Department, overseeing an annual operating budget of over $15 million. As Chief Medical Officer, she deploys and supervises approximately 80 staff and consultant physicians, nurses, epidemiologists, quality improvement experts, statisticians, data analysts, project managers, and other health care professionals.
Dr. Bradley joined IPRO in 2003. Prior to that, she was Commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, where she was responsible for the public health of a diverse population of 1.4 million individuals.
IPRO is a national organization providing a full spectrum of healthcare assessment and improvement services that foster more efficient use of resources and enhance healthcare quality to achieve better patient outcomes. Founded in 1984, IPRO is highly regarded for the independence of its approach, the depth of its knowledge and experience, and the integrity of its programs. IPRO holds contracts with federal, state and local government agencies, as well as private sector clients, operating best-of-class programs in more than 33 states and the District of Columbia. A national nonprofit organization, IPRO is headquartered in Lake Success, New York and is a 501(c)(3) corporation.
For more information about IPRO, please visit www.ipro.org.