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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

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Infectious Diseases

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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).

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).

Brier, M.J., Chambless, D.L, Gross, R., Su, H.I., DeMichele, A., & Mao, J.J.: Association between self-report adherence measures and estrogen suppression among breast cancer survivors on aromatase inhibitors. European Journal of Cancer : 2015 (in press).

Bonacci RA, Frasca K, Swift L, Sha D, Bilker WB, Bamford L, Yehia BR, Gross R.: Antiretroviral Refill Adherence Correlates with, but Poorly Predicts Retention in HIV Care AIDS and Behavior : 2015 (in press).

Eby J, Chapman J, Marukutira T, Anabwani G, Tshume O, Lepodisi O, Dipotso T, Mokete K, Gross R, Lowenthal E.: The adherence-outcome relationship is not altered by diary-driven adjustments of microelectronic monitor data Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety : 2015 (in press).

Ravimohan S, Tamuhla N, Steenhoff AP, Letlhogile R, Nfanyana K, Rantleru T, Tierney A, Bellamy SL, Gross R, Weissman D, Bisson GP.: Immunologic Profiles Distinguish TB-IRIS and non-IRIS Death in HIV-infected Adults with Pulmonary Tuberculosis Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy: an Observational Cohort Study Lancet Infectious Diseases : 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
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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