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Jul 25 2014

NSF Awards Grant to NYIT Professor for Workshop on Gaming and Therapy

Jul 25 2014

Arkansas Higher Education Board Certifies New NYIT Medical School Site in Jonesboro

Jul 17 2014

Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic

Jul 15 2014

NYIT Awards Research Grants

Jul 15 2014

NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi

Aug 04 2014

B.S./D.O. Enrollment Day

Aug 05 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Aug 05 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 1!

Aug 06 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 2!

Aug 12 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

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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