Two widely known osteopaths will headline the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine's celebration of National Osteopathic Medicine Week, April 18-24.
Barbara Ross-Lee, DO, director of the American Osteopathic Association Health Policy Fellowship Program and vice president of health sciences and medical affairs at the New York Institute of Technology, will present two talks:
Ross-Lee is former dean of the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine at the New York Institute of Technology and of the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is the first African-American woman to lead a U.S. medical school. She is also the first osteopathic physician to participate in the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship, where she served as legislative assistant for health to former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley.
Alex Guevara Jr., DO, (TCOM '85), governor of the Texas chapter of the American College of Osteopathic Family Practitioners, will discuss:
Medical students from around the country will take center stage at the final talk to address:
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