July 2015 webinar bios

Distinguished Presenters


Brad Brimhall, MD, MPH
Professor of Pathology and Internal Medicine
Senior Consultant for the Enterprise Data Warehouse and Integrated Analytics
Medical Director of Laboratories
University of Mississippi Health Care
Jackson, MS

Prior to his work at the University of Mississippi, Brad Brimhall was the CMO as well as interim CEO and interim COO at TriCore Reference Laboratories in New Mexico. Dr. Brimhall earned his M.D. at Stanford Medical School and completed pathology residency training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He received an MPH in Healthcare Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Brimhall is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, as well as clinical informatics.


Leo Serrano, FACHE, DLM(ASCP)
Clinical and Operational Consultant
FirstPath, LLC
Pompano Beach, FL

Leo Serrano is a recognized thought leader and international speaker on Clinical Laboratory Medicine. He has over 40 years of laboratory management experience with an expertise in a number of clinical specialties. He also has an extensive background in Outreach Laboratory Services, Quality Management and Process Improvement. A Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Serrano directed the first U.S. hospital laboratory to achieve ISO-14189 accreditation, which re-accredited for a second cycle. He and his teams have led several highly successful hospital based outreach programs in various locations around the country. Leo earned a Bachelor of Science from Florida International University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), holds a Laboratory Supervisors License in all the major specialties in the State of Florida and holds a Diplomate in Laboratory Management from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists DLM (ASCP).

Bryan Clements

Bryan Clements, CPA
Director of Finance Decision Support
University of Mississippi Health Care
Jackson, MS

Bryan Clements is a CPA/programmer and has worked in healthcare finance and operations for 20 years.  He has designed and implemented software applications for companies like HCA, Triad, Accuro, MedAssets, Tenet and Cleveland Clinics. Using aggregated data, Bryan and Brad Brimhall have worked closely with colleagues to identify and quantify opportunities for cost savings, increased revenue, and improvements in patient care as well as plan, monitor, and measure the successful execution of interventions to address these opportunities. In addition, they were part of the team responsible for designing the research enterprise data warehouse at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.