Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Israel Gross specializes in psychiatry for children and adolescents at the University of Chicago Medicine. His research interests include understanding developmental pathways toward psychopathology and mental well-being among at-risk youth, as well as evaluating the efficacy and effectiveness of therapeutic interventions. His doctoral dissertation investigated the role of mental health and social support on disease progression among HIV-infected youth.
His research has been published in AIDS Patient Care and STDs, Violence and Victims, the Journal of School Nursing, and Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma. He was the recipient of a National Research Service Award Fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Gross holds a BS in psychology from Northeastern Illinois University, an AM in social sciences from the University of Chicago, and an MA and PhD in clinical psychology from Loyola University Chicago. Most recently, he was a clinical neuropsychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at Cook County Health. He also trained practitioners from a wide range of professional backgrounds in the Triple P evidence-based positive parenting program.