August 1, 1993 Barbara Ross-Lee became the first African American woman to head a medical school in the United States when she was appointed dean of the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Ross-Lee was born in 1942 in Detroit, Michigan and graduated from Wayne State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and biology in 1965. In 1969, after working for the In 1973, she earned a Doctor of Osteopathy degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. In 2001, Ross-Lee became dean of the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine and vice president of Health Sciences and Medical Affairs. Ross-Lee has received a number of awards, including an honorary doctorate from the New York Institute of Technology. She is also the older sister of Diana Ross.
i really loved this woman’s exceptence. her true elegance doesnt have to be a snotty attitude but im a doctorine for mathematics and the arts as well. when i heard her name on the tom joyner show(stereotypical show) i was devastated that she became a first black doctor that granted for the u.s. public health service and a osterphetic major in new york insitute of technology. she had reached someone elses hand-together our world can stand. i would like to ask about her five children, did one of them are studying biochemestry and biodiversity in mathmatics ? its true fact that us africans introduce math and science to the world and mrs. ross-lee you are a true african in anyone history books.
that’s my doctor, right there, and children really knows about her achivement of medicine and schloarship. thank heavens for mrs. ross, i love your heart and soul.