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Robert Gross, MD, MSCE

Robert Gross, MD, MSCE Non-Penn Medicine Provider

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Languages spoken:

  • Italian

Dr. Gross is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 1997

Description of Clinical Expertise

HIV; infectious diseases

Education and Training

Medical School: Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

Afya Bora Consortium, International American College of Epidemiology, National American College of Physicians, National American Medical Association, National HIV Medical Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), National Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), National International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology, International National Institute of Child Health and Development, National National Institute of Child Health and Development, National Society for Epidemiologic Research, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Gross is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

HIV clinical epidemiology; outcomes of HIV treatment; adherence to therapy including development of methods to measure adherence

Selected Publications:

De Boni RB, Zheng S, Rosenkranz SL, Sun X, Lavenberg J, Cardoso SW, Grinsztejn B, La Rosa A, Collier AC, Gross R: Binge Drinking is Associated with Differences in Weekday and Weekend Adherence in HIV-Infected Individuals Drug and Alcohol Dependence : 2016 (in press).

Okatch H, Beiter K, Eby J, Chapman J, Marukutira T, Tshume O, Matshaba M, Anabwani G, Gross R, Lowenthal E.: Apparent Antiretroviral Over-adherence by Pill Count is Associated with HIV Treatment Failure in Adolescents JAIDS : 2016 (in press).

Ludmir J, Mazhani L, Cary MS, Chakalisa UA, Pettifor JM, Molefi M, Redwood A, Stallings VA, Gross R, Steenhoff AP: Vitamin D Status in Batswana Children Under Two Years Old with and without Active Tuberculosis American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene : 2016 (in press).

Brier M, Chen J, Chambless DL, Gross R, Mao JJ: Perceived Barriers to Treatment Predict Breast Cancer Survivors’ Adherence to Aromatase Inhibitors Cancer : 2016 (in press).

Gross R, Bellamy S, Ratshaa B, Han X, Steenhoff A, Mosepele M, Bisson G: Effects of Alcohol Use and Sex on Antiretroviral Therapy Outcomes in Botswana: A Cohort Study Addiction : 2016 (in press).

Gowda C, Coppock DE, Brickman C, Shaw P, Gross R.: Determinants of HIV Transmission Risk Among HIV-Infected Persons Engaged in Care AIDS Education and Prevention : 2016 (in press).

Okatch H, Bellamy SL, Han X, Ratshaa B, Steenhoff AP, Mosepele M, Bisson GP, Gross R.: CD4 Cell Counts at Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in Botswana Have Been Increasing. Clin Infect Dis 62 (5): 669-70,2016.

Yehia BR,Stephens A, Momplaisir F, Taylor L, Gross R, Dube B, Glanz K, Brady KA: Health Outcomes of HIV-Infected People with Mental Illness AIDS and Behavior : 2015 (in press).

Ravimohan S, Tamuhla N, Nfanyana K, Steenhoff AP, Letlhogile R, Frank I, MacGregor RR, Gross R, Weissman D, Bisson GP.: Robust reconstitution of TB-specific polyfunctional CD4+ T-cell responses and rising systemic IL-6 in paradoxical TB-IRIS Clinical Infectious Diseases : 2015 (in press).

Kelly BJ, Gross R, Lewis JD, Collman RG, Li H, Bushman FD: Power and Sample-Size Estimation for Microbiome Studies Using Pairwise Distances and PERMANOVA Bioinformatics : 2015 (in press).

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Academic Contact Info

804 Blockley Hall
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
423 Guardian Drive

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Phone: (215) 898-2437
Fax: (215) 573-5315

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