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Jan 20 2015

NYIT Selected to Participate in Epicenter’s Pathways to Innovation Program

Jan 13 2015

NYIT Ranks Among 2015 U.S. News Best Online Programs

Dec 23 2014

Architecture and Medical Students Launch Global Competition for Healthy Designs

Dec 18 2014

BBC to Feature Home2(O) Project in News Segment

Dec 12 2014

NYIT Wins Grant to Develop STEM Programs

Jan 31 2015

Speed Tech Conference 2015

Jan 31 2015

Women’s Basketball Alumni Day & Game

Feb 02 2015

Career Services Monday Workshop: Avoiding Mistakes in CVs and Interviews

Feb 02 2015

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Feb 03 2015

Annual Middle East Alumni Dinner

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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