Amy Gross, PhD, LP, BCBA

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Amy Gross

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-624-9865

Fax 612-301-6645

Office Address:
717 Delaware ST SE
Room 370
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Mailing Address:
717 Delaware ST SE
1932 T-Room 370
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Division Director, Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience

Associate Director of Clinical Care, Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine

Pediatric Psychologist

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Behavior Management, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

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

MS, Clinical Psychology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Pre-Doctoral Internship, Munroe-Meyer Institute at University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE


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



  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Pediatric Psychology

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst