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Apr 18 2014

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service

Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 24 2014

Job Search Strategies

Apr 25 2014

Relay For Life of NYIT

Apr 25 2014

The Source

Apr 25 2014

SOURCE 2014

Apr 27 2014

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Expo

Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., FACOFP

Vice President for Health Sciences and Medical Affairs

Dr. Ross-Lee is the first African-American woman to serve as dean of a United States medical school.  She is also the first osteopathic physician to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship.  She served as legislative assistant for health to Senator Bill Bradley. She has an extensive background in 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.

Dr. Ross-Lee is Vice-President for Health Sciences and Medical Affairs at New York Institute of Technology and is the Executive Director of the National Osteopathic Center for Health Policy where she serves as Director of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Health Policy Fellowship program, which prepares mid career osteopathic physicians for leadership roles in health policy; 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 as a member of the Executive Committee of the National Osteopathic Medical Association, a medical association of minority osteopathic physicians.

She is the past President of the Board of Directors of the Association of Academic Health Centers and the past Chair of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Board of Governors. 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, healthcare issues. She has received six honorary degrees and many national awards.

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