Robert Gross, MD, MSCE

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Associate Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
804 Blockley Hall
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-898-2437
Fax: 215-573-5315
B.A. (Italian)
Cornell University , 1986.
Cornell University, 1991.
M.S.C.E. (Pharmacoepidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2000.
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Description of Research Expertise

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

Selected Publications

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).

Lyons A, Bilker WB, Hines J, Gross R.: Effect of format on comprehension of adherence data in chronic disease: a cross-sectional study in HIV. Patient Education and Counseling 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).

Lowenthal E, Marukutira T, Tshume O, Chapman J, Anabwani G, Gross R: Prediction of HIV Virologic Failure among Adolescents Using the Pediatric Symptom Checklist. AIDS and Behavior 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).

Holtzman CW, Shea JA, Glanz K, Jacobs LM, Gross R, Hines J, Mounzer K, Samuel R, Metlay JP, Yehia BR: Mapping Patient–Identified Barriers and Facilitators to Retention in HIV Care and Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence to Andersen’s Behavioral Model AIDS Care 27(7): 817-28, 2015.

Petersen ML, LeDell E, Schwab J, Sarovar V, Gross R, Reynolds N, Haberer JE, Goggin K, Golin C, Arnsten J, Rosen M, Remien R, Etoori D, Wilson I, Simoni JM, Erlen JA, van der Laan MJ, Liu H, Bangsberg DR: Super learner analysis of electronic adherence data improves viral prediction and may provide strategies for selective HIV RNA monitoring. JAIDS 2014 (in press).

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Last updated: 09/14/2015
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