Founder of Ross University dies at the age of 92


The founder of Ross University School of Medicine and two other medical schools in the Caribbean has died at age 92.

Robert Ross' family said that he died of cancer at his home in New York.


Ross was a native of Detroit. He founded the Ross University School of Medicine in the Caribbean island of Dominica in 1978 and sold it in 2000.


The university which has its offices in New Brunswick, N.J. and clinical education centers in Miami and Saginaw, Michigan is now owned by DeVry Inc.


Ross later founded the International University of Nursing and the University of Medicine and Health Sciences in St. Kitts. He also developed a homeopathic remedy for snoring called YSNORE.


Ross is survived by his wife, Anne, four children and two stepchildren.

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