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Warren Braden

Chicago, IL

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Work Experience

Adjunct Instructor

University of Phoenix
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Phoenix, AZ
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2008 to Present

University of Phoenix 
2008 - Present 
Provide intense on-line guidance and educational support for doctoral students in the Schools of Business, Education and Nursing, as dissertation chair and dissertation mentor

Associate Professor

Braden and Associates, Inc
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Milwaukee, WI
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2000 to Present

Milwaukee, WI 2000-Present 
Responsible for advising undergraduate and graduate students; teaching courses in non-profit management, history, advocacy, research methods, program evaluation and counseling. Serve as Chair of the Academic Standards Committee, Admissions Committee, Curriculum Committee, Experiential Learning Coordinator and Faculty Senate.

President and CEO

Braden and Associates, Inc
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Milwaukee, WI
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1990 to Present

BAI is consulting and evaluation firm which provides experiential and leading edge consultations, evaluation and assessments for those interested in increasing their productivity, quality of life and communication on the personal, group, institutional, organizational and global level.

Interim Assistant Dean/Campus Director

Braden and Associates, Inc
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June 2010 to May 2011

Assistant Dean/Campus Director

Braden and Associates, Inc
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2002 to 2004

Responsible for the overall academic and administrative operation of a satellite campus with an enrollment of 350 students, 60 adjunct faculty, 9 staff members and a $3 million dollar budget.

Executive Director

Braden and Associates, Inc
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Hilo, HI
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August 1997 to March 1999

Responsible for the administrative, managerial, and fiscal operations of a 510?3 organization whose mission is to increase the number of health care providers and improve the general health status in the rural and underserved areas of Hawaii and Maui County, Hawaii, by providing and coordinating community-based training and educational experiences. Responsible for a half-million dollar operational budget and responsible for financial development of the organization. Responsible for the development and support of continuing health professional and community education programs and courses.

Associate Project Director

Braden and Associates, Inc
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Milwaukee, WI
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July 1992 to July 1997

Associate Project Director, Wisconsin Area Health Education Center System Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Family and Community Medicine Milwaukee, WI. 
July 1992 to July 1997 
Responsible for the development and monitoring of educational programs for medical students, residents, other health professions students and trainees in off-campus settings; Responsible for the planning, development and ongoing working relationships with the community-based Area Health Education Centers and serving as consultant/technical advisor to the Board of Directors and staff of the AHECs. Monitoring contract compliance between MCW and its affiliates. Share responsibility for technical, foundation and proposal writing. Responsible for the monitoring of programs with a combined budget of over $300,000. Served as a non-Federal Technical Reviewer for the Bureau of Health Professions within the Department of Health and Human Services.

Interim Executive Director

Braden and Associates, Inc
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Kenosha, WI
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October 1995 to February 1996

Responsible for the administrative, management and fiscal operations of a 501.c.3 organization with a mission to improve the general health status of the following counties: Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Calumet, Winnebago, Fond du Lac, Sheboygan, Ozaukee, Washington, Dodge, Jefferson, Waukesha, Racine, Kenosha and Walworth, by providing or creating training opportunities for health professions students.

Phyllis Cunningham, Chair

Braden and Associates, Inc
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DeKalb, IL
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1993 to 1993

Regional Manager

Braden and Associates, Inc
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Arlington Heights, IL
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June 1991 to July 1992

Responsible for marketing, training, and on-going evaluation of the largest supplemental math program for the ten state Midwest area. Provided technical and instructional support to teachers and instructors at the elementary, secondary, college levels and worksites.

Project Counselor

Project Upward Bound, Olive-Harvey College
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Chicago, IL
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December 1989 to August 1990

Assumed primary responsibility for development of instructional materials, support services, and college/career support and counseling services. Served as math instructor during the academic year component, and math and geometry instructor during the summer component. Tutored students in all math and science related courses during academic year.

Health Educator

Illinois Cancer Council
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Chicago, IL
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March 1989 to September 1989

Developed, implemented, coordinated and evaluated community-based, client-oriented education programs for community groups, corporations and school-based organizations. Conducted health education and training activities for ethnic and underserved communities in Chicago.

Project Coordinator

Illinois Institute of Technology Funded by the National Cancer Institute
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September 1987 to March 1989

Project Coordinator, Primary Prevention Program, Chicago Area Health and Medical Careers Program Illinois Institute of Technology Funded by the National Cancer Institute in conjunction with the Chicago Public Schools Head Start Program September1987 to March 1989. 
Hired, trained, monitored, supervised, and evaluated fifteen field teams. Served as principal liaison/technical advisor to teachers, parent development teachers, and other staff of the Chicago Public Schools Head Start Program. Conducted workshops on various topics including health promotion/health careers, job training and development skills. Controlled budget of $70,000 per year. Assisted in the preparation of protocols, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) statements progress reports and evaluation.

Assistant Director

Chicago Area Health and Medical Careers Program, Illinois Institute of Technology
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June 1985 to March 1989

June 1985 to March 1989 
Assisted in the planning, development and evaluation of all CAHMCP program components. Participated in the recruitment of students at pre-college, college, post-college levels. Compiled, monitored and maintained a computerized data base of records and statistical data related to student progress, and provided both written and verbal reports as required. Provided extensive counseling to students in the areas of personal development, academic, and job/career 
development. Monitored and modified the program's counseling components plan-of-action, individualized to meet the needs of each student. Primarily responsible for advising and tutoring participants at the post-baccalaureate level seeking entrance into medical and other health professional schools. Served as tutor and instructor to students at the elementary, high school, college, and graduate level in the basic and natural sciences. Served as Head Counselor, Tutor Supervisor, and Administrator of Summer Experiential Preceptorship Program. Spoke to community groups, schools, and college student and personnel about health careers, educational opportunities and self-improvement topics. Organized the largest city heath fair, the Head Start/Parent Volunteer in October 1985.

Consultant

Chicago Area Health and Medical Careers Program, Illinois Institute of Technology
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June 1988 to August 1988

June 1988 to August 1988 
Researched and analyzed policies for management of household hazardous waste. Researched management methods for handling hazardous waste that should be considered for developing a waste management plan for the city of Chicago. Submitted a written analysis to the commissioner for discussion and adoption.

Intern

Chicago Area Health and Medical Careers Program, Illinois Institute of Technology
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DeKalb, IL
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September 1986 to May 1988

Served as assistant to the director; developed plans for community-based programs focused on health promotion and health care. Maintained a data bank of professionals from city, state, and federal agencies involved in health promotion. Assisted in the research, development and writing of grant applications to federal and private agencies. 
ACADEMIC PREPARATION  
Ed.D.- Adult and Continuing Education

Illinois Institute of Technology Funded by the National Cancer Institute
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DeKalb, IL
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1988 to 1988

Illinois 
 
BA. Chemistry. St. Olaf College. Northfield, Minnesota

Education

Ed.D. in Adult and Continuing Education

Northern Illinois University -
DeKalb, IL

January 1986 to January 1993