Dee Lipka Jones has over 20 years experience in medical practice management both in the academic and private settings. She worked for the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center, Columbia University,  and is currently the CEO of North Star Medical Group, P.C. in the Hudson Valley.  Her area of interest is in the implementation of government policy regarding health information technology.  She holds a BS in Nursing from Fairfield University, a Masters of Public Health from Columbia University, a Masters in Business Administration from Manhattan College, and has completed coursework towards her Doctor of Public Health degree at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.