Dr. Ross's clinical and research interests include trauma systems, pre-hospital trauma care, and the emergency resuscitation, operative intervention, intensive care management, and rehabilitation of victims of injury. He has over 100 peer reviewed publications and numerous book chapters in these fields. His work in trauma has been recognized by the New Jersey Brain Injury Association, the B’Nai Brith Foundation, the Camden Police Department, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Edward J. Ill Foundation; and his work at Cooper has been recognized with both awards for teaching and the Diane Barton award. He has served as Chair of the New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, and was a founding member and chair of the New Jersey State Trauma Center Council. He has served on the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, the national organization setting standards and guidelines for trauma care, and as President of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, the nation’s oldest surgical organization.