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Barbara Ross-Lee, DO

Title 
Vice President, Health Sciences and Medical Affairs

Expertise 

  • Medicine
  • Health Care Policy
  • Health Care Workforce Issues
  • Medical Education

Biography
Ross-Lee was appointed Vice President for Health Sciences and Medical Affairs at NYIT in 2001 and has also served as dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine and dean of the School of Allied Health and Life Sciences (now the School of Health Professions).

Ross-Lee is a nationally-recognized expert on health policy issues and serves as an advisor on primary care, medical education, minority health, women's health, and rural health care issues on the federal and state levels. Ross-Lee is the director of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Health Policy Fellowship program, which prepares mid-career osteopathic physicians for leadership roles in health policy. She is also director of the Training in Policy Studies (TIPS) for post-graduate (resident physicians) osteopathic trainees; director of the Institute for National Health Policy and Research; and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Osteopathic Medical Association, a medical association of minority osteopathic physicians.

Ross-Lee is the first African-American woman to serve as dean of a United States medical school (Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1993 - 2001). She is also the first osteopathic physician to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship. Dr. Ross-Lee served as a commissioned officer, United States Naval Reserves Medical Corps, achieving the rank of Captain. She has lectured widely, and published numerous scholarly articles on a variety of medical and healthcare issues. She has received six honorary degrees and many national awards.

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