Speaker Biography
Kent Bradley, MD, MPH, MBA, CPE
Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer
Safeway Inc.
Kent Bradley is senior vice president and chief medical officer of Safeway Inc. Since joining Safeway in 2011, he has led the company's health-care initiatives, including employee and consumer wellness programs. Bradley came to Safeway from the U.S. Army, where his assignments included duty in Iraq in 2003 as deputy commander of the 30th Medical Brigade, which consisted of nearly 2,500 personnel, four hospitals, and air and ground ambulance units, and chief medical officer/executive director of TRICARE Europe. Earlier, Bradley led health teams supporting humanitarian and peacekeeping efforts in Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Panama, Thailand and Rwanda. After retiring from the military in 2008, Bradley became a partner with Martin, Blanck & Associates, a health services consulting firm, and earned his M.B.A. at the University of Denver. He received his undergraduate degree from West Point, a master of public health from the University of Minnesota and a medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences.