Medical School

Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research

Department of Pediatrics

Julie A. Ross, PhD

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Academic Title



M.P.H., Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Contact Info


(612) 626-2902

(612) 626-4842

Office Address

Pediatric Epidemiology
425 E River Rd
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address

Pediatric Epidemiology
MMC 422 Mayo
8422A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Bio Statement

Dr. Ross is Professor and Director of the Division of Pediatric Epidemiology & Clinical Research.  She holds an Adjunct appointment in the Division of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health and is a Full Member of the Graduate Faculty.  In addition to her training in epidemiology, she has considerable laboratory experience in molecular biology.  She has over 100 scientific publications.  She is the principal investigator of several grants investigating the causes of leukemia and directs a laboratory that focuses on understanding genetic and environmental factors important in the neonatal period.  Dr. Ross is currently Associate Chair of the Children's Oncology Group (COG), a consortium of hospitals and institutions in North America that treat approximately 90% of all children diagnosed with cancer.  She is also the lead investigator of the Childhood Cancer Research Network within COG, which was launched in 2007.  The CCRN is serving as a North American childhood cancer registry and is enrolling children and their parents in order to facilitate COG studies in the causes and consequences of childhood cancer.


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