After obtaining a Bachelors degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences and a Masters of Science in Audiology, both from Purdue University, Dr. Bratton received her Doctorate of Audiology degree from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona. She began her career at the Department of Health in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1993. Since moving back to Lafayette in 1994, she has worked on both the St. Elizabeth and Home Hospital campuses as both a clinical audiologist and the Department Director of Speech and Audiology. Her most recent position was Department Manager of Audiology at Clarian-Arnett Health. At the beginning of 2008 , she joined Dr. Sander's practice with over 14 years of experience in audiology.
As a commitment to her profession, Dr. Bratton was Treasurer of the Indiana Academy of Audiology (INAA) and is a member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA).
Dr. Bratton resides in Lafayette with her husband and bulldog, Lilly. She enjoys spending time with her husband, stepdaughter, and other family members, as well as riding motorcycles and scrapbooking.