Grand Bahama Island – Ross University is
pleased to announce and welcome Dr. Anthony Munroe as their new Executive
Administrator for their Bahamas educational site.
Prior to his appointment,
Dr. Munroe lived
in Chicago and successfully served as president of Advocate Trinity Hospital
and was named one of the Top 25 minority healthcare executives in the United
States by Modern Healthcare Magazine. He has served as president of St. John
Detroit Riverview Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and as president and chief
executive officer of the Economic Opportunity Family Health Center, in Miami,
In this video you will hear remarks from Dr. Thomas
C. Shepherd, President of Ross University; Sandi Cutler, Ross Director of Planning and Development, and Dr. Anthony Munroe.
"We are pleased to welcome this well-respected
executive to our academic community of The Bahamas," said
Shepherd, president of Ross University. "His skills are ideally suited to
build on the achievements of Ross University. In addition to being nationally
recognized for his expertise in healthcare leadership, strategy, cultural
competency and diversity in healthcare,
Dr. Anthony Munroe brings an impressive
track record of success in world-class healthcare organizations. We are
pleased to have him with Ross," said President of Ross University, Dr. Thomas C. Shepherd
Dr. Anthony Munroe, recently appointed Executive Administrator for Ross University Bahamas.
grew up in the Bronx, New York
Dr. Munroe completed his
doctoral studies with a focus on health systems earning an Ed.D. in Health
Education at Columbia University, Teachers College in New York, New York
and he holds a Masters of Business
Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of
Management and a Master’s of Public Health from Columbia University. He
is a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
has served on the Board of Directors of Health Choice Network; has been an
advisor to The Miami Fellows Program; and served on the Community Advisory
Board of the Brooklyn Medical Center – New York University.
Dr. Munroe is a
Fulbright Senior Specialist with the
Council for International Scholar Exchange
The Mayor and Board of
Commissioners for Miami-Dade County with a Proclamation designating ‘Anthony E.
Munroe Day’ have also recognized Dr. Munroe for his service and expertise. He
has also received a prestigious Congressional Certificate for his work in
"It is an honor to join the Ross University leadership team and I look
forward to working with the wonderful people of The Bahamas, our
faculty, students and staff as we educate future physicians," said Dr. Munroe when asked about his appointment.
Dr. Munroe is one of the first
ten Kellogg Foundation and Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s national Public
Health Fellows. He is also a board certified health care
executive of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).
Munroe is married to Michelle Marie Francis of St. Croix,
Virgin Islands and they enjoy sports, traveling and spending quality time with
family and friends.
founded in 1978 and is a provider of medical and veterinary education
offering doctor of medicine and doctor of veterinary medicine degree
programs. The School of Medicine is located in Dominica, West Indies,
and the Freeport, Grand Bahama campus recently opened in January 2009.
The School of Veterinary Medicine is located in St. Kitts. Ross
University's administrative offices are located in North Brunswick,
NJ. Ross University has more than 9,000 alumni with M.D. and D.V.M.