Celebrate Black History Month with Dr. Ross-Lee

February 23, 2012 —

Dr Ross-LeeJoin us in celebration of Black History Month with a presentation by Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee on Monday, February 27. The talk starts at noon in the SEC Auditorium, and lunch will be provided for the first 150 guests.

Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., is the first African-American woman to serve as dean of a U.S. medical school. She is also the first osteopathic physician to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship.

Dr. Ross-Lee 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 issues at the federal and state levels.


With a deep love for her hometown, Nicole Branstad is pro-Des Moines and is constantly touting its many events and attractions. When she isn’t out exploring the city she likes to spend time with her husband Marcus and their son Everett. She enjoys hosting lavish dinner parties, collecting wine and buying fresh flowers at the downtown farmer’s market. Nicole works in the marketing & communications department as the online marketing-enrollment coordinator.

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