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Steven M. Bradley, MD, MPH – Career Development Awardee

Steven M. Bradley, MD, MPH Steven M. Bradley, MD, MPH


Dr. Steven M. Bradley is a Staff Cardiologist at the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Colorado - Denver. Dr. Bradley is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and an AOA graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Washington followed by a year as chief resident at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Dr. Bradley completed a VA Advanced Fellowship in Health Services Research & Development (HSR&D) at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.

Dr. Bradley is a VA HSR&D Career Development Awardee with project goals to evaluate and improve the appropriateness of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI). Dr. Bradley is interested in improving the value of care, in part through the minimization of inappropriate use of expensive diagnostic studies and therapies in cardiovascular care. Dr. Bradley was awarded the 2012 American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Young Investigator Award for his work evaluating the relationship between hospital PCI appropriateness and in-hospital procedural outcomes. Dr. Bradley currently serves on the research and publication committee for the American College of Cardiology - NCDR CathPCI Registry and as Co-Chair of the American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Adult Task Force Research Committee.

In 2015, Dr. Steven Bradley was selected by a multidisciplinary committee at the University of Colorado, Denver, as the recipient of the Outstanding Early Career Scholars Program Award. He is one of only 9 recipients since 2012. This award will allow Dr. Bradley to devote 75% of his effort to research and other scholarly activities for 5 years.

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