Robert Gross, MD, MSCE

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Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

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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
BA (Italian)
Cornell University , 1986.
Cornell University, 1991.
MSCE (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

Description of Clinical Expertise

HIV; infectious diseases

Selected Publications

Schnoll R, Bernstein SL, Kaufman A, Gross R, Catz S, Cioe P, Hitsman R, Marhefka SL, Pacek L, Vidrine D, Vilardaga R, Edelman EJ, McClure J, Ashare R, Lockhart E, Crothers K: COVID-19 challenges confronted by smoking cessation clinical trials for people living with HIV: The experience of grantees of the United States National Cancer Institute. Nicotine and Tobacco Research 2021 (in press).

Mantshonyane L, Kgwaadira B, Gross R: The absence of evidence of cure is not a risk for recurrent tuberculosis among patients treated for TB in Botswana. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2021 (in press).

Resnick D, Morales K, Gross R, Petsis D, Fiore D, Davis-Vogel A, Metzger D, Frank I, and Wood, S: Prior Sexually Transmitted Infection and HIV Risk Perception in a Diverse At-Risk Population of Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender Individuals AIDS Patient Care and STDs 33(1): 15-22, Jan 2021.

Golder S, Smith KL, Gross R, Hennessy S, Gonzalez-Hernandez G: A comparative view of reported adverse effects of statins in social media, regulatory data, drug information databases and systematic reviews. Drug Safety 2020 (in press).

Coppock D, Chou E, Gracely E, Gross R, Heun-Lee D: Hepatitis C antibody screening and determinants of initial and duplicate screening in the baby boomer patients of six urban primary care clinics. PLOS ONE 2020 (in press).

Czuczman C, Thompson M, Wileyto EP, Schnoll R, Metzger D, Leone F, Mounzer K, Gross R, Ashare RL: No Differences in Delay Discounting between Smokers with and without HIV. Psychopharmacology 2020 (in press).

Lowenthal E, Matesva M, Marukutira T, Bayani O, Chapman J, Tshume O, Matshaba M, Hickson M, Gross R: Psychological Reactance is a Novel Risk Factor for Adolescent Antiretroviral Treatment Failure. AIDS and Behavior 2020 (in press).

Schnoll R, Wileyto EP, Gross R, Hitsman B, Hawk LW, Cinciripini P, George T, Benowitz N, Lubitz SF, Ashare R, Tyndale R, Lerman C: Evaluation of nicotine patch adherence measurement using self-report and saliva cotinine among abstainers in a smoking cessation trial. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2020 (in press) Notes: ePub ahead of print not yet available. Journal manuscript ID: KC-19-0140R1.

Garza R, Gill AJ, Bastien BL, Garcia-Mesa Y, Gruenwald AL, German BB, Tsima B, Gross R, Letendre SL, Kolson DL: Heme oxygenase-1 promoter (GT)n polymorphism associates with HIV neurocognitive impairment. Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation 2020 (in press) Notes: Journal manuscript ID: NEURIMMINFL/2019/025072.

Bauer AM, Quinn MH, Lubitz SF, Flitter A, Ashare RL, Leone FT, Gross R, Hitsman B, Schnoll R: Medication adherence and rate of nicotine metabolism are associated with response to treatment with varenicline among smokers with HIV. Addictive Behaviors 2020 (in press).

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Last updated: 03/03/2021
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