Mary Beth Ross, MD, PhD

Mary Beth Ross, MD, PhD

  • Clinic Physician

Departments

Education

BS - Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia; Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude (1998)
MD, PhD - Medical Scientist Training Program, School of Medicine State University of New York at Buffalo, (SUNYAB); Buffalo, New York (1997)

Academic Appointments

1997-2000 Pediatrics Residency Training, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
2000-2004 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
July 2001 Visiting Fellow in Pediatric Thrombosis at Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Mentor: Dr. Maureen Andrew
2001-2004 Post-doctoral research fellow with Dr. James Downing, Chairman, Department of Pathology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
2004-2008 Assistant Professor in the Center for Childhood Cancer, Children’s Research Institute; and the Division of Pediatric/Hematology in the Department of Pediatrics, at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
2010 - 2013 Adjunct Faculty, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Renewal 1/27/2013
2009 - 2013 Assistant Professor, University of Illinois College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Peoria, IL. Clinical service in the St. Jude Midwest Affiliate Clinic (outpatient) and Children’s Hospital of Illinois (inpatient).
2013 - 2016 Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Peoria, IL. Clinical service in the St. Jude Midwest Affiliate Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Illinois.
2016 - Joint appointment to Cancer Biology & Pharmacology Program. University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria.
2016 - Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Peoria, IL. Clinical service in the St. Jude Midwest Affiliate Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Illinois.

Selected Publications

Ross ME, Waldron PE, Cashore W, deAlarcon P. “Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn” P. deAlarcon, E. Werner, R. Christensen editors. In Neonatal Hematology. Cambridge Press. New York, NY. 65-90, 2013.

Fernandez K, Baum R, Fung B, Yeager N, Leonis MA, Wagner LM, Tiao G, ME Ross. Chemoresistant Hepatoblastoma in a Patient with Mosaic Trisomy 18 Treated with Orthotopic Liver Transplantation. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 56(3):498-500, 2011. PMID: 21113936

Ross ME, deAlaracon P. “Hematologic Symptoms.” Joanne Wolfe, Pam Hinds, and Barbara Sourkes editors. In Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care Published by Elsevier. 335-349, 2010.

Langer C, Radmacher MD, Ruppert AS, Whitman SP, Paschka, Mrozek K, Baldus CD, Vukosavljevic T, Liu C-G, Ross ME, Powell BL, de la Chapelle A, Kolitz JE, Larson RA, Marcucci G, Bloomfield CD. High BAALC Expression Associates with Other Molecular Prognostic Markers, Poor Outcome and a Distinct Gene-Expression Signature in Cytogenetically Normal Patients Younger than 60 Years with Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) Study. Blood (First Edition release March 31, 2008, 10.1182/blood-2007-11-124958) June 1;111(11):5371-79, 2008. PMID: 18378853. Blood’s Impact Factor = 10.132

Ross ME, Hicks J, Furman WL. Preschool as Palliative Care. Journal of Clinical Oncology; Art of Oncology Section Aug 1;26(22), 2008. PMID: 18669468. JCO Impact Factor = 15.484

Ross ME, Mahfouz R*, Onciu M, Liu H-C, Zhou X, Song G, Shurtleff SA, Pounds S, Cheng C, Ma J, Ribeiro RC, Rubnitz JE, Girtman K, Williams WK, Raimondi SC, Liang D-C, Shih L-Y, Pui C-H, Downing JR. Gene Expression of Pediatric Acute Myelogenous Leukemia. Blood (First Edition release June 2004). Dec;104:3679-3687, 2004. (both authors to be considered as contributing equally.)

Imai C, Ross ME, Reid G, Coustan-Smith E, Schultz KR, Pui C-H, Downing JR, Campana D. Expression of the adaptor protein, BLNK/SLP-65 in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Leukemia May [Epub Mar 18];18(5):922-5, 2004.

Ross ME, Zhou X, Song G, Shurtleff SA, Girtman K, Williams WK, Liu H-C, Mahfouz R, Raimondi SC, Lenny N, Patel A, Downing JR. Classification of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia by gene expression profiling. Blood (First Edition release) 102(8):2951-2959, 2003.

Yeoh E-J, * Ross ME,* Shurtelff SA, Williams WK, Patel A, Mahfouz R, Behm FG, Riamondi SC, Relling MV, Pael Al, Cheng C, Campana D, Wilkins D, Zhou X, Li J, Liu H, Pui C-H, Evans WE, Naeve C, Wong L, Downing JR. Classification, subtype discovery, and prediction of outcome in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia by gene profiling. Cancer Cell 1(2):133-143, 2002. (*both authors to be considered as contributing equally. Featured on the cover of the 1(2) issue.)

McCarville MB, Ross ME, Rao BN, Furman WL. Sonographic appearance of appendicitis in a neutropenic patient after inversion appendectomy. Pediatric Radiology 31(8):578-580, 2001.

Last update: August 2017