Dr. Natasha Bray is interim dean of the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OSU COM) at the Cherokee Nation in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She previously served as associate dean for Academic Affairs at OSU COM at the Cherokee Nation since 2018. Dr. Bray also serves as associate dean for Accreditation and is a member of the faculty at the Tahlequah Medical Group’s internal medicine program.
Dr. Bray previously served as the associate dean of Clinical Medicine at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM) in Fort Smith, Arkansas and as the vice president of Academic Affairs/designated institutional official for Broward Health in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Board certified in internal medicine and addiction medicine, Dr. Bray earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from OSU COM and went on to the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her internship as the chief intern physician. She then completed her residency at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Affiliated Hospital.
Dr. Bray has extensive experience in the development, accreditation, and delivery of educational programs for both undergraduate and graduate medical education. She serves on several national committees and has dedicated her career to medical education as a vehicle to serve vulnerable populations and improve access to quality health care.