Faculty Profile

Dr. Jonathan Ross, M.D.

Jonathan Ross, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)

Areas of Research: I study how people access and utilize HIV treatment and prevention services in the U.S. and sub-Saharan Africa, and am particularly interested in the relationship between migration and HIV outcomes.

Professional Interests

Jonathan Ross MD, MS is Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine. As a board-certified internist and AAHIVM HIV Specialist, he provides HIV/AIDS care as well as general medical care at Montefiore's Wakefield Ambulatory Care Center, where he also serves as site director for Montefiore's CICERO (HIV primary care) program. Dr. Ross's research focuses on evaluating HIV outcomes among persons living with HIV in Rwanda, and understanding and reducing barriers to HIV care among immigrants in the U.S. His work has been funded by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and the Society of General Internal Medicine.

Prior to joining the faculty at Einstein/Montefiore, Dr. Ross received an undergraduate degree from Columbia University, served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique, and obtained a medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College. He completed his residency training at Montefiore in the Primary Care/Social Internal Medicine program and received a Master’s in Clinical Research Methods through the Clinical Research Training Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.


Selected honors and awards:                                                         

Lawrence S. Linn research grant award (Society of General Internal Medicine)

Finalst, Milton W. Hamolsky award (Society of General Internal Medicine)

Finalist, Mack Lipkin award (Society of General Internal Medicine)

Selected Publications

Ross J, Hua S, Hanna DB, Perreira KM.  Association between immigration status and anxiety, depression, and use of anxiolytic and antidepressant medications in the Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos. Ann Epidemiol. 2019 Jul 212. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2019.07.007. [Epub ahead of print].
Ross J, Akiyama MJ, Slawek D, Stella J, et al. Undocumented African Immigrants' Experiences of HIV Testing and Linkage to Care. AIDS Patient Care STDS2019 Jun 13;doi: 10.1089/apc.2019.0036. [Epub ahead of print].

Ross J, Sinayobye JD, Yotebieng M, Hoover DR, et al. Early outcomes after implementation of Treat All in Rwanda: an interrupted time series study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2019 Apr;22(4):e25279.
Ross J, Edmonds A, Hoover DR, Shi Q, Anastos K, Lelo P, Behets F, Yotebieng M. Association between pregnancy at enrollment into HIV care and loss to care among women in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 2006-2013. PLoS ONE 13(4): e0195231. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0195231.
Ross J, Cunningham CO, Hanna DB. HIV outcomes among migrants from low-income and middle-income countries living in high-income countries: a review of recent evidence. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2018; 31(1):25-32. 
Ross J, Felsen UR, Cunningham CO, Patel VV, Hanna DB. Outcomes along the HIV care continuum among undocumented immigrants in clinical care. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2017 Oct;33(10):1038-1044.
Ross J, Hanna DB, Felsen UR, Cunningham CO, Patel VV. Emerging from the database shadows: characterizing undocumented immigrants in a large cohort of HIV-infected persons, AIDS Care. 2017 Dec;29(12):1491-1498.


PubMed bibliography: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/jonathan.ross.1/bibliography/51181001/public/?sort=date&direction=ascending

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