Amy Gross

Associate Professor, Division Director, Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics
Associate Director of Clinical Care, Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine


Dr. Gross is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. She completed her MS at North Dakota State University and PhD at Western Michigan University. Her clinical internship was in Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and post-doctoral fellowship was at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Gross is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Dr. Gross is the Section Head and Training Director of the Pediatric Psychology Program at the University of Minnesota. Her clinical interests include pediatric weight management and weight loss surgery; chronic disease management; as well as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Gross is actively involved in NIH-funded research in the area of pediatric severe obesity. She is the Associate Director for Clinical Care in the Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine at the University of Minnesota, and is a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis and The Obesity Society.

Dr. Gross is involved in the following clinics:
- Pediatric Psychology
- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
- International Adoption Clinic
- Pediatric Weight Management Clinic
- Teen Weight Loss Surgery Clinic
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Follow-up Clinic
- Metabolic Disorders Follow-up Clinic


PhD in Behavior Analysis, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Pre-Doctoral Internship,
Munroe-Meyer Institute at University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Behavior Management,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Board Certified Behavior Analyst,



Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience
2025 E. River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55414