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Robert Gross, MD, MSCE

Associate Professor of Medicine
Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases, Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center
Member, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Co-Director, Clinical Core, Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Co-Director, Clinical Core, Penn Mental Health in AIDS Research Center
Associate Fellow , Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI), University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Co-Director , Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School 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
Education:
B.A. (Italian)
Cornell University , 1986.
M.D.
Cornell University, 1991.
M.S.C.E. (Pharmacoepidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2000.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 1991-1992.
Resident in Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 1992-1994.
Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 1995-1998.
Fellow in Pharmacoepidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 1996-1999.
Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1995.
Infectious Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1997.
Epidemiology, American College of Epidemiology, 2001.
Infectious Diseases (recertification), American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007.
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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

Description of Clinical Expertise

HIV; infectious diseases

Selected Publications

Coppock D, Zambo D, Moyo Dumisani, Tanthuma G, Chapman J, Lo Re III V, Graziani A,Lowenthal E, Hanrahan N, Littman-Quinn R, Kovarik C, Albarracin D, Holmes J, Gross R.: Development and Usability of a Smartphone Application for Tracking Antiretroviral Medication Refill Data for Human Immunodeficiency Virus Methods of Information in Medicine 2018 (in press).

Vujkovic M, Bellamy SL, Zuppa AF, Gastonguay MR, Moorthy GS, Ratshaa B, Han X, Steenhoff AP, Mosepele M, Strom BL, Bisson GP, Aplenc R, Gross R: Polymorphisms in Cytochrome P450 are associated with Extensive Efavirenz Pharmacokinetics and CNS Toxicities in an HIV Cohort in Botswana. The Pharmacogenomics Journal 2018 (in press).

Merlin JS, Long D, Becker WC, Cachay ER, Christopolous KA, Claborn K, Crane H, Edelman EJ, Harding R, Kertesz SG, Liebschutz JM, Mathews WC, Mugavero MJ, Napravnik S, O'Cleirigh, Saag MS, Starrels JL, Gross R: The Association of Chronic Pain and Long-Term Opioid Therapy with HIV Treatment Outcomes. J Acquir Immune Deficiency Syndr 2018 (in press).

Crits-Christoph P, Gallop R, Noll E, Rothbard A, Diehl CK, Connolly Gibbons MB! Gross R, Rhodes KV.: HIV+ Medicaid Patients with Medical and Behavioral Health Comorbidities: Impact of a Medical Home Model on Health Care Utilization and Costs. American Journal of Managed Care 2018 (in press).

Kadimisetty K, Songam J, Dotob AM, Hwang Y, Peng J, Mauk MG, Bushman FD, Gross R, Jarvis JN, Liu C.: Fully 3D Printed Integrated Reactor Array for Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostics. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 109: 156-163, June 2018.

Wood SM, Ratcliffe S, Gowda C, Lee S, Dowshen N*, Gross R* (*equal contribution by authors) : Impact of Insurance Coverage on HIV Transmission Potential among Antiretroviral Therapy-Treated Youth Living with HIV. AIDS 32(7): 895-902, April 2018.

Harris RA, Haberer JE, Musinguzi N, Chang K-M, Schechter CB, Doubeni CA, Gross R : Predicting short-term interruptions of antiretroviral therapy from summary adherence data: Development and test of a probability model. PLOS ONE. e0194713 (eds.). 13(3), March 2018.

Tsima BM, Ratcliffe SJ, Schnoll R,Frank I, Kolson D, Gross R: Is tobacco use associated with neurocognitive dysfunction in individuals with HIV? Journal of the International Association of Providers in AIDS Care January 2018.

Lo Re III V, Roy J, Tate J, Carbonari D, Kostman J, Goetz M, Gross R, Hennessy S.: Risk of Liver Decompensation with Cumulative Use of Mitochondrial Toxic Nucleoside Analogues in HIV/Hepatitis C Virus Coinfection. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 26(10): 1172-1181, October 2017.

Gross R, Bellamy SL, Ratshaa B, Han X, Vujkovic M, Aplenc R, Steenhoff AP, Mosepele M, Moorthy G, Zuppa AF, Strom BL, Bisson GP : CYP2B6 Genotypes and Early Efavirenz-based HIV Treatment Outcomes in Botswana. AIDS 31(15): 2107-2113, September 2017.

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