Dale Bratzler, DO
Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH, is a Professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy, and Associate Dean in the College of Public Health, and a Professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He serves in the role of Chief Quality Officer for the OU Physicians Group and serves as the Medical Director of the Clinical Skills Education and Testing Center. He was recently named the 2016 Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor at the Health Sciences Center. Dr. Bratzler has worked in the field of healthcare quality measurement and improvement for many years. He has worked on the development and maintenance of national performance measures used to profile and publicly report metrics on quality of inpatient and outpatient healthcare as a contractor to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. He has served twice as the President of the American Health Quality Association, is a past member of the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and a recent member of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He received his medical degree from the Kansas City University College of Medicine and Biosciences and his Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Oklahoma. He is board certified in internal medicine. He is a Master Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists, and a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.