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Ian Gross

Ian Gross, South African, American academic pediatrician, neonatologist. Diplomate American Board Pediatrics, American Board Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Named Most Distinguished Medical Graduate University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1967, Mentor of Year, Eastern Society Pediatric Research, 2005; James Hudson Brown fellow, Yale University, 1973; research grantee National Institutes of Health and American Heart Association.

Background

  • Gross, Ian was born on October 15, 1943 in Pretoria. Came to the United States, 1971. Son of Kenneth and Gladys Bakst (Cooper) Gross.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa, 1963. Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa, 1967.

    Career

    • Rotating intern Johannesburg General Hospital, 1968. Pediatric resident University Witwatersrand Hospitals, 1970-1971, Children's Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1971-1972. Postdoctoral fellow in pediatrics Harvard Medical School, 1972-1973.

      Postdoctoral fellow in pediatrics Yale University, New Haven, 1973-1974. Assistant professor Yale University School Medicine, 1974-1978, associate professor, 1978-1985, professor, since 1985. Director newborn special care unit Yale-New Haven Hospital, since 1982.

      Member study section National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1981-1985. Member advisory board Hood Foundation, Boston, 1988-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Pediatrics, American Board Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

    Works

    • Editor Pediatrics Research, 1992-1998, Seminars in Perinatology, since 1997. Contributor chapters to books, numerous articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow American Academy Pediatrics. Member Society Pediatric Research, American Physiological Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Bicycling, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Melanie Belman, December 3, 1967. Children: David Anthony, Adam Charles.
    • father: Kenneth Gross
    • mother: Gladys Bakst (Cooper) Gross
    • spouse: Melanie Belman
    • children: David Anthony Gross
    • Adam Charles Gross
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    Born October 15, 1943
    (age 74)
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