Dr. Ross is a primary care physician and junior investigator in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, with a research focus on engaging and retaining vulnerable populations in HIV treatment. His work is informed by over a decade of experience in global health, population health and clinical medicine, including service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique, work at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and as a physician serving marginalized communities in the Bronx, NY. He is currently completing a Masters in Clinical Research Methods at Einstein.
Dr. Ross is collaborating with the Central Africa IeDEA team on research examining predictors of retention in care under universal treatment of HIV in Rwanda. He is also studying HIV outcomes among undocumented immigrants in the U.S.
Dr. Ross’s implementation science experience centers on examining barriers to HIV care for underserved populations and assessing outcomes along the HIV care continuum under differing treatment paradigms.
Brown AC, Ross J, Jones DB, Collier SA, Ayers TL, Hoekstra RM, Backensen B, Roy SL, Beach MJ, Yoder JS; Acanthamoeba Keratitis Investigation Team. Risk Factors for Acanthamoeba Keratitis-A Multistate Case-Control Study, 2008-2011. Eye Contact Lens. 2017 Jan 17.
Ross J, Roy SL, Mathers WD, Ritterband DC, Yoder JS, Ayers T, Shah RD, Samper ME, Shih CY, Schmitz A, Brown AC. Clinical characteristics of Acanthamoeba keratitis infections in 28 states, 2008 to 2011. Cornea. 2014 Feb;33(2):161-8.
Majewska A, Brown E, Ross J, Yuste R. Mechanisms of calcium decay kinetics in hippocampal spines: role of spine calcium pumps and calcium diffusion through the spine neck in biochemical compartmentalization. J Neurosci. 2000 Mar 1;20(5):1722-34.