Department of Pharmacy Practice

College of Pharmacy

Alan Gross

gross Alan Gross, PharmD, BCPS
Infectious Diseases Pharmacist
University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Phone 312-996-6110 ext# 8
Office Dept. of Pharmacy, Room C-300, 1740 W. Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60612
US Mail 833 South Wood Street, RM164, MC886, Chicago, IL 60612

Research Interests
-Epidemiology and treatment of multidrug-resistant organisms
-Optimization of antimicrobial use and patient outcomes
May 2009
PharmD, Purdue University, College of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, IN
2009 - 2010
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Resident, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy
Current UIC Appointments
July 2013 to Present Infectious Diseases Pharmacist, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL
July 2013 to Present Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, UIC

Representative Publications

  1. Olsen KM, Gross AE, DiPiro JT. Intra-abdominal infections. In: Dipiro JT, Talbert RL, Yee GC, Matzke GR, Wells BG, Posey LM, eds. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. 9th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2014:1821-1834.
  2. Wilde AM, Gross AE. A new practitioner’s guide to antimicrobial stewardship. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 2013;70 2180-2183.
  3. Commers T, Swindells S, Sayles H, Gross AE, Devetten M, Sandkovsky U. Antiretroviral medication prescribing errors are common with hospitalization of HIV-infected patients.  Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2013 Aug 16.
  4. Lam WJ, Bhowmick T, Gross A, Van Schooneveld T, Weinstein MP. Using higher doses to compensate for tubing residuals in extended-infusion piperacillin-tazobactam. Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2013 Jun;47(6):886-91.
  5. Griffith MM, Patel JA, Sutton SH, Bolon MK, Esterly JS, Gross AE, Postelnick MJ, Zembower TR, Scheetz MH. Prospective approach to managing antimicrobial drug shortages. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2012 Jul;33(7):745-52.
  6. Huang A, Van Schooneveld T, Gross AE. Creating a robust antimicrobial stewardship program. Pharmacy Purchasing and Products. 2012 June 9(6)
  7. Griffith MM, Gross AE, Sutton SH, Bolon MK, Esterly JS, Patel JA, Postelnick MJ, Zembower TR, Scheetz MH. The impact of anti-infective drug shortages on hospitals in the United States: trends and causes. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Mar 1;54(5):684-91
  8. Van Schooneveld TC, Gross A, Kalil AC. Duodenal Infusion of Feces for Recurrent Clostridium difficile. New England Journal of Medicine. 2013 May 30;368(22):2143.

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