Bonnie Chapman joined IVMF in October 2015 to provide additional expertise in the field of evaluation. Her technical abilities and experience with quality and process improvement, measurement and outcome communication compliment the ongoing work of the IVMF initiatives. She works collaboratively within the Institute for the continued advancement of excellence in all IVMF endeavors.
Chapman was previously the Director of Quality for the SUNY Upstate Cancer Center. She was responsible for the quality initiatives of a dozen departments and tumor site specific programs. She designed, built and maintained many databases and dashboards and supervised student interns in quality projects and technical skills. She managed and was responsible for all quality initiatives leading to multiple successful accreditations from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, and the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy. In the course of successfully leading two teams through challenging transitions, accreditations, and growth, each was presented with the President’s Award for Clinical Team of the Year – Downtown Campus in 2015 and 2016.
Before coming to Syracuse, Chapman worked for the New York State Department of Health Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology with a primary focus on research using large data sets from national studies. Her statistical modeling and analysis resulted in several publications on maternal occupation and birth defect outcomes.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Syracuse University, a master’s degree in public health from SUNY Albany, and she is licensed as registered nurse from Onondaga Community College.