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Jessica Megan Ross

TitleAsst Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    Florida International Univeristy, Miami, FLPh.D.05/2017Clinical Psychology
    James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VAB.S.05/2010Psychology
    University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, COPostdoctoral Training08/2020Behavioral Genetics

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    K23DA054212     (ROSS, JESSICA MEGAN)Sep 1, 2021 - Aug 31, 2026
    Changes in cognition and psychiatric disorder symptoms during cannabis abstinence using a novel discordant twin design
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Ross JM, Ellingson JM, Frieser MJ, Corley RC, Hopfer CJ, Stallings MC, Wadsworth SJ, Reynolds CA, Hewitt JK. The effects of cannabis use on physical health: A co-twin control study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022 01 01; 230:109200. PMID: 34871975.
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    2. Karoly HC, Ross JM, Prince MA, Zabelski AE, Hutchison KE. Effects of cannabis use on alcohol consumption in a sample of treatment-engaged heavy drinkers in Colorado. Addiction. 2021 09; 116(9):2529-2537. PMID: 33464670.
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    3. Ellingson JM, Ross JM, Winiger E, Stallings MC, Corley RP, Friedman NP, Hewitt JK, Tapert SF, Brown SA, Wall TL, Hopfer CJ. Familial factors may not explain the effect of moderate-to-heavy cannabis use on cognitive functioning in adolescents: a sibling-comparison study. Addiction. 2021 04; 116(4):833-844. PMID: 32881239.
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    4. Ross JM, Pacheco-Colón I, Hawes SW, Gonzalez R. Bidirectional Longitudinal Associations Between Cannabis Use and Body Mass Index Among Adolescents. Cannabis Cannabinoid Res. 2020 Mar 01; 5(1):81-88. PMID: 32322679.
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    5. Ross JM, Ellingson JM, Rhee SH, Hewitt JK, Corley RP, Lessem JM, Friedman NP. Investigating the causal effect of cannabis use on cognitive function with a quasi-experimental co-twin design. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 01 01; 206:107712. PMID: 31753729.
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    6. Karoly HC, Ross JM, Ellingson JM, Feldstein Ewing SW. Exploring Cannabis and Alcohol Co-Use in Adolescents: A Narrative Review of the Evidence. J Dual Diagn. 2020 Jan-Mar; 16(1):58-74. PMID: 31519143.
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    7. Waschbusch DA, Willoughby MT, Haas SM, Ridenour T, Helseth S, Crum KI, Altszuler AR, Ross JM, Coles EK, Pelham WE. Effects of Behavioral Treatment Modified to Fit Children with Conduct Problems and Callous-Unemotional (CU) Traits. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2020 Sep-Oct; 49(5):639-650. PMID: 31166145.
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    8. Friedman NP, Rhee SH, Ross JM, Corley RP, Hewitt JK. Genetic and environmental relations of executive functions to antisocial personality disorder symptoms and psychopathy. Int J Psychophysiol. 2021 05; 163:67-78. PMID: 30576766.
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    9. Ross JM, Granja K, Duperrouzel JC, Pacheco-Colón I, Lopez-Quintero C, Hawes SW, Gonzalez R. Risky sexual behavior among adolescents: The role of decision-making, problems from cannabis use and externalizing disorder symptoms. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2019 04; 41(3):300-311. PMID: 30520343.
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    10. Hawes SW, Pacheco-Colón I, Ross JM, Gonzalez R. Adolescent Cannabis Use and Conduct Problems: The Mediating Influence of Callous-Unemotional Traits. Int J Ment Health Addict. 2020 Jun; 18(3):613-627. PMID: 32742245.
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    11. Pacheco-Colón I, Coxe S, Musser ED, Duperrouzel JC, Ross JM, Gonzalez R. Is Cannabis Use Associated with Various Indices of Motivation among Adolescents? Subst Use Misuse. 2018 06 07; 53(7):1158-1169. PMID: 29272172.
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    12. Ross JM, Duperrouzel J, Vega M, Gonzalez R. The Neuropsychology of Risky Sexual Behavior. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2016 07; 22(6):586-94. PMID: 27173086.
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    13. Ross JM, Graziano P, Pacheco-Colón I, Coxe S, Gonzalez R. Decision-Making Does not Moderate the Association between Cannabis Use and Body Mass Index among Adolescent Cannabis Users. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2016 10; 22(9):944-949. PMID: 27079834.
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    14. Ross JM, Coxe S, Schuster RM, Rojas A, Gonzalez R. The moderating effects of cannabis use and decision making on the relationship between conduct disorder and risky sexual behavior. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2015; 37(3):303-15. PMID: 25832553.
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    15. Sibley MH, Pelham WE, Molina BSG, Coxe S, Kipp H, Gnagy EM, Meinzer M, Ross JM, Lahey BB. The role of early childhood ADHD and subsequent CD in the initiation and escalation of adolescent cigarette, alcohol, and marijuana use. J Abnorm Psychol. 2014 May; 123(2):362-374. PMID: 24886010.
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    16. Lanni KE, Ross JM, Higginson CI, Dressler EM, Sigvardt KA, Zhang L, Malhado-Chang N, Disbrow EA. Perceived and performance-based executive dysfunction in Parkinson's disease. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2014; 36(4):342-55. PMID: 24611823.
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    17. Babinski DE, Sibley MH, Ross JM, Pelham WE. The effects of single versus mixed gender treatment for adolescent girls with ADHD. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2013; 42(2):243-50. PMID: 23330787.
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