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CURRICULUM VITAE Raymond K. Cross, Jr. Assistant Professor of Medicine Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program University of Maryland School of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology PERSONAL INFORMATION Address:

22 South Greene Street, Room N3W62 Baltimore, MD 21201-1595 Office: (410) 328-0160 or (410) 706-3387 Fax: (410) 706-4330 E-mail: rcross@medicine.umaryland.edu

EDUCATION 1989-1993

1993-1997 2003-2006

B. A., Biology (Summa cum laude) Washington and Jefferson College Washington, PA 15301 M. D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA 15260 M.S., Clinical Research Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine University of Maryland School of Medicine Baltimore, MD 21201

POST GRADUATE EDUCATION AND TRAINING 1997-2000

200-2001

2001-2004

Internal Medicine Residency Training University of Maryland and Baltimore VA Medical Centers Baltimore, MD 21201 Chief Resident University of Maryland and Baltimore VA Medical Centers Baltimore, MD 21201 Gastroenterology Fellowship Training University of Maryland and Baltimore VA Medical Centers Baltimore, MD 21201

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE 2000-2010 2000-2006 2000-2006 2000-2006 2004-2014

American Board of Internal Medicine State of Maryland Drug Enforcement Administration State of Maryland, Controlled Dangerous Substances Diplomate Gastroenterology


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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 1994

Research Assistant, Department of Pharmacology Said Sebti, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 1999-2000 Assistant Instructor, Department of Medicine University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 2000-2004 Consultant, Urgent Care Service Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 2001-2004 Consultant, Managed Care Service Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 2000-2004 Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 2004-present Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine University of Maryland School of Medicine Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center University of Maryland Medical Center Baltimore, MD 2006-present Faculty Associate University of Maryland School of Nursing Baltimore, MD PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS 2001-present 2001-2004 2001-present 2003-present

American College of Gastroenterology American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy American Gastroenterological Association Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

HONORS AND AWARDS 1990-1992 1991 1993 1993 1993 1996 1997 2005-2006 2007

Division III Academic All-American in Football Phi Sigma Biology Honorary Society Birch Student Athlete Award, Washington and Jefferson College Phi Beta Kappa, Washington and Jefferson College NCAA Post-Graduate Scholar Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Leo H. Kriep Award for Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Teaching Commendation, Pathophysiology & Therapeutics II, Gastroenterology-Hematopathology Unit Best Practices, Colorectal Cancer Collaborative, VA Maryland Health Care System


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Ambulatory Education Committee Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine Medical Student Education Committee Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine Postgraduate Education Committee Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine Resident Selection Committee Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program University of Maryland School of Medicine Chief, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Section, Gastroenterology Section Veterans Affairs, Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore Chairman, Equipment Committee Veterans Affairs, Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore Chief, Gastroenterology Section Veterans Affairs, Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore Dissertation Committee Member for PhD Candidate Meaghan Donovan School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland School of Medicine Co-Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium University of Maryland School of Medicine Co-Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium University of Maryland School of Medicine Co-Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium University of Maryland School of Medicine University of Maryland School of Medicine Medical Student Education Committee University of Maryland Medical System Medical Executive Committee University of Maryland School of Medicine Council Member-Elect

LOCAL/NATIONAL SERVICE 2004-present 2006-present 2007-present 2007-present 2007-present

Physician Advisory Board Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, Maryland/Delaware Chapter Ad Hoc Reviewer, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases President, Physician Advisory Board Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, Maryland/Delaware Chapter Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Journal of Gastroenterology Ad Hoc Reviewer, Gastroenterology


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Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology Ad Hoc Reviewer, Broad Medical Research Program

TEACHING SERVICE 2000-2001

General Medicine Attending Baltimore Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center Taught University of Maryland internal medicine housestaff and students (Approximately 4-6 per rotation) Taught two 30-day blocks during the academic year 2000-2001 Medical Clinic Attending University of Maryland Medical Clinic Taught University of Maryland internal medicine housestaff (Approximately 10 residents; one half day per week; 26 weeks) 2002-2003 Sophomore Physical Diagnosis University of Maryland School of Medicine Taught 4 students per year the basics of interviewing and physical diagnosis. Met weekly during the academic year for 2-3 hours 2004-present Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic Baltimore Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center Taught gastroenterology fellows principals of IBD management during one-half day of clinic per month 2004-present Pathophysiology and Therapeutics Course University of Maryland School of Medicine Led small group sessions and gave didactic lecture, “Disorders of the Large Intestine” for second year students 2001-present Functional Systems Course University of Maryland School of Medicine Led small group sessions for first year students 2002-2005 Mentored Amy Schuster. Amy is a medical student at the University of Maryland. We met bimonthly to discuss career planning. 2004 Mentored Grishma Joshi. Grishma is a medical resident at the University of Maryland. Met with her daily as she created a database of Crohn’s disease patients. 2004 Mentored Sharmeel Wasan. Sharmeel is a medical resident at the University of Maryland. Met daily as she completed a database of Crohn’s disease patients. 2005-present Mentored Mark Flasar. Mark is a gastroenterology fellow at the University of Maryland. Obtained funding for Mark to complete a MS in Clinical Research over the next two years. Providing guidance in racial disparities project in IBD. Providing training on care of IBD during two ½ day sessions per week. 2005-present Mentored Sandra Quezada. Sandra was a medical student at the time at


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2005-present

2006 2007

2007

2007

the University of Maryland. Met with her frequently as she created an ulcerative colitis database. Sandra is currently a medical resident at the University of Maryland. I am serving as her mentor and meet with her monthly. She continues to collaborate with us on ongoing projects, including a case report of orofacial Crohn’s disease . Mentored Meaghan Donovan. Meaghan is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Pharmacy. I am a member of her dissertation committee and the primary mentor. Meaghan developed an electronic survey to follow-up on a mailed survey to evaluate practice patterns among gastroenterologists in the use of infliximab. Meaghan administered the survey to a national sample of gastroenterologists. The results will be the basis of her dissertation defense. Mentored Roger Wu. Roger was a medical student at the time at the University of Maryland. Roger performed data extraction on an existing database of patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Mentored Rachel Greenberg. Rachel was a first-year medical resident at the University of Maryland. Rachel wrote a case-report of a patient with ulcerative colitis on chronic immune suppressants that developed severe squamous dysplasia of the rectum. Mentored Dafna Koldobskly. Dafna was a first-year medical resident at the University of Maryland. Dafna drafted an IRB proposal to evaluate the effectiveness of capsule endoscopy in optimizing surgical outcomes in Crohn’s disease. Mentored Roxana Samimi. Roxana is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Maryland. Roxana performed data extraction to evaluate the outcomes of medical treatment of strictures and internal perforating disease in patients with Crohn’s disease.

Grant Awards: Current: 12/07

Principal Investigator Educational Grant for Specialized Fellowship in IBD Centocor Unrestricted Educational Grant Direct Costs-$10,000

10/06-9/07

Principal Investigator The Home Telemanagement Trial (UC HAT) in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis Broad Medical Research Program Direct Costs-$110,000 (no-cost extension until 3/08)

7/1/07-6/30/09

NIH Clinical Loan Repayment Program

Completed: 7/01/04-7/01/05

Principal Investigator


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8/06-7/1/07

12/07

Principal Investigator Prescribing Patterns and Awareness of Adverse Effects of Infliximab: A Health Survey of Gastroenterologists in Maryland and Washington D.C. Centocor Unrestricted Educational Grant Direct Costs-$2,500 Principal Investigator The Home Telemanagement Trial (UC HAT) in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis Baltimore Research and Education Foundation Grant Direct Costs-$10,000 Principal Investigator Educational Grant for Specialized Fellowship in IBD Centocor Unrestricted Educational Grant Direct Costs-$10,000

PUBLICATIONS Original Peer Reviewed Articles 1. Gobert, AP, Cheng, Y., Akhtar, M., Mersey, BD, Blumberg, DR, Cross, RK, Chaturvedi, R., Drachenberg, CB, Boucher, JL, Hacker, A., Casero, RA, Jr., Wilson, KT. Protective role of arginase in a mouse model of colitis. J Immunol 2004;173:2109-17. 2. Cross RK, Wilson KT, Binion DG. Polypharmacy and Crohn's disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2005;21:1211-6 3. Cross RK, Wilson KT, Binion DG. Narcotic use in patients with Crohn's disease. Am J Gastroenterol 2005;100(10):2225-9. 4. Cross RK, Binion DG. “Narcotic use in patients with Crohn’s disease: reply form Drs. Cross and Binion.” Am J Gastroenterol. 101(6): 1397-8, 2006. 5. Cross RK, Arora M, Finkelstein J. Acceptance of telemanagement is high in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. J Clin Gastroenterol 2006;40(3):200-8. 6. Cross RK, Jung C, Wasan S, Joshi G, Sawyer R, Roghmann MC. Racial Differences in Disease Phenotypes in Patients With Crohn's Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2006;12(3):192-198. 7. Castro, HK, Cross, RK, and Finkelstein, J. Using a Home Automated Telemanagement System (HAT): Experiences and Perceptions in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2006; 872. 8. Cross, RK, and Finkelstein, J. Feasibility and Acceptance of a Home Telemanagement System in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A 6-Month Pilot Study. Dig Dis Sci 2007;52(2):357-364. 9. Donovan, M, Lunney, K, Carter-Pokras, O, and Cross, RK. Prescribing Patterns and Awareness of Adverse Effects of Infliximab: A Health Survey of Gastroenterologists. Dig Dis Sci. Aug 2007;52(8):1798-1805.


Raymond K. Cross Jr., M.D. Revised 1/27/2013 Page 7 10. Cross, RK, Lapshin, O, and Finkelstein, J. Patient Subjective Assessment of Drug Side Effects in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2008 Mar;42(3):244-51 11. Flasar MH, Johnson T, Roghmann MC, Cross RK. Disparities in the use of immunomodulators and biologics for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease: A retrospective cohort study. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2008;14(1):13-9 12. Flasar, M, Quezada, S, Bijpuria, P, Wu, Roger, and Cross, RK. Racial Differences in Extent, Severity, and Extraintestinal Manifestations in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Dig Dis Sci. Feb 20 2008. 13. Flasar, M, Roghmann, MC, and Cross, RK. “Disparities in IBD Care: Time to Correct a Problem: reply form Drs. Flasar, Roghmann, and Cross.” Gastroenterology. 2008;134(5):1618-1619. 14. Warren, JW, Howard, FM, Cross, RK, Good, J, Weissman, M, Wesselmann, U, Langenberg, P, Greenberg, P, and Clauw, D. “Antecedent non-bladder syndromes in a case control study of interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome”. Urology. In press. 15. Journal Reviews 1. Cross, RK and Wilson, KT. Nitric oxide in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2003;9:179-189. 2. Flasar, M, Cross, RK, and Goldberg, E. Abdominal Pain. Prim Care Clin Office Pract 2006;33:659-84. 3. Cross, RK. Another anti-TNF Therapy for Patients with Crohn’s Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis 2008;14(3):425-7. Book Chapters 1. Flasar, M and Cross, RK. Medical Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis. Handbook of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. In press. Case Reports 1. Mackowiak, PA, Cross, RK, Longhitano, JP, Rapoport, AP, Cadogan, MA, and Brown, LA. A 78-year-old man with pancytopenia and abnormal lymphocytes. The American Journal of Medical Sciences 2001;322:151-155. 2. Mackowiak, PA, Cross, RK, Longhitano, JP, Oursler, KA, and Saladino, AJ. A 75-year-old man with right upper quadrant pain and gallstones. The American Journal of Medical Sciences 2002;323:146-150. 3. Cross RK, Jr., Howell C. Two cases of spontaneous epidural abscess in patients with cirrhosis. South Med J. 2003;96:291-293. 4. Dunnigan, M, Yfantis, H, Rapoport, AP, Hosseinzadeh, K, Gocke, CD, and Cross, RK. Large cell lymphoma presenting as a flare of colitis in a patient with common variable immune deficiency. Dig Dis Sci. 2007 Mar;52(3):830-4. 5. Selaru, F, Drachenberg, C, and Cross, RK. A 28 year old man with liver failure. Gastroenterology. 2007 Nov;133(5):e1-3.


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Cross, RK, Wilson, KT, and Binion, DG. High Prevalence of Polypharmacy In Crohn’s Disease. American College of Gastroenterology, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2003. Cross, RK, Wilson, KT, and Binion, DG. Narcotic Use in Patients with Crohn’s Disease. American College of Gastroenterology, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2003. Knox, JF, Rose, D, Emmons, J, Podoll, J, Saeian, K, Attila, T, Cross, RK, and Binion, DG. Colesevelam for the Treatment of Bile Acid-Induced Diarrhea in Crohn’s Disease Patients Intolerant of Cholestyramine. American Gastroenterological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 2004. Flasar, M, Harris, A, Hungerford, L, and Cross, RK. Risk Of Lymphoma in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) a Systematic Qualitative Review. American Gastroenterological Association, Chicago, Illinois, May 2005. Ramanujam, S, Knox, JF, Emmons, J, Otterson, MF, Cross, RK, Csuka, ME, and Binion, DG. Leflunomide is Effective as a Steroid Sparing, Maintenance Therapy for Moderate to Severe Crohn’s Disease Patient Intolerant to Standard Immunomodulator Therapy. American Gastroenterological Association, Chicago, Illinois, May 2005. Beaulieau, DB, Otterson, MF, Newcomer, J, Kuhlmann, R, Abu-Hajir, M, Emmons, J, Knox, JF, Cross, RK, and Binion, D. IBD Pregnancy Complications and Outcomes in the Era of Immunomodulator and Biologic Therapy: a Tertiary Referral Center Experience. American Gastroenterological Association, Chicago, Illinois, May 2005. Barboi, AC, Spinelli, K, Sudakoff, GS, Kugathasan, S, Cross, RK, Jaradeh, SS, Otterson, MF, Knox, JF, Emmons, J, Brandenburg, H, and Binion, D. Autonomic Dysfunction in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Correlates with Diminished Quality of Life, Impaired Motility and Disability. American Gastroenterological Association, Chicago, Illinois, May 2005. Ramanujam, S, Knox, JF, Emmons, J, Hatoum, OA, Otterson, MF, Cross, RK, Csuka, ME, and Binion, DG. Leflunomide Treatment of Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis Patients Intolerant to Standard Immunomodulator Therapy. American Gastroenterological Association, Chicago, Illinois, May 2005. Williams, JB, Cross, RK, Thameen, D, Knox, JF, Emmons, J, Otterson, MF, and Binion, DG. Long-Term Infliximab Maintenance Infusion Regimens and Rates of Hospitalization, Surgery, and Disability in Crohn’s Disease Patients. American Gastroenterological Association, Chicago, Illinois, May 2005. Cross, RK, Arora, M, Sharma, K, and Finkelstein, J. Home Automated Telemanagement in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. IASTED International Conference on Telehealth (Telehealth 2005), July 2005, Banff, Canada Cross, RK and Finkelstein, J. Feasibility and Patient Acceptance of a Home Telemanagement System in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. American Gastroenterological Association, Los Angeles, California, May 2006. Donovan, M, Lunney, K, Carter-Pokras, O, and Cross, RK. Prescribing Patterns and Awareness of Adverse Effects of Infliximab: A Health Survey of Gastroenterologists.


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American Gastroenterological Association, Los Angeles, California, May 2006. Lapshin, O, Cross, RK, and Finkelstein, J. Subjective Reasons for Noncompliance with Medical Regimen in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients. International Society For Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 11th Annual International Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 2006. Castro, H, Cross, RK, and Finkelstein, J. Using a Home Automated Telemanagement (HAT) System: Experiences and Perceptions of Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. American Medical Informatics Association, Washington, D.C., November 2006 Flasar M, Quezada S, Bijpuria P, Joshi G, Wasan S, Cross R. Differences in Medical Treatments Between African Americans and Caucasians with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Retrospective Cohort Study. American Gastroenterological Association, Los Angeles, California, May 2006. Flasar M, Quezada S, Bijpuria P, Joshi G, Wasan S, Cross RK. Racial Differences in Disease Extent and Severity in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis: A Retrospective Cohort Study. American Gastroenterological Association, Washington, D.C., May 2007. Greenberg, R, Ioffe, O, Greenwald, B, Roth, JS, Cross, RK, Severe Squamous Dysplasia of the Rectum in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis Treated with Mercaptopurine, 2007 Maryland ACP Mulholland-Mohler Associates meeting, Baltimore, Maryland 2007. Cross, RK, Cheevers, N, Lambert, K, Steele, AG, Stozhkov, P, Finkelstein, J, Home Telemanaagement for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis (UC HAT). 6 th Annual Broad Medical Research Program Meeting, Los Angeles, California, February 2008 Cross, RK, Cheevers, N, Lambert, K, Steele, AG, Stozhkov, P, Finkelstein, J, Home Telemanaagement for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis (UC HAT). American Gastroenterological Association, San Diego, California, May 2008.

Manuscripts Submitted for Publication 1. Cross, RK, Cheevers, N, Lambert, K, Steele, A, Stozhkov, P and Finkelstein, J. Home Telemanagement for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis (UC HAT). Submitted to American Medical Informatics Association. Major Invited Speeches 1. Holy Cross Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds, January 11, 2005, “Overview of Inflammatory Bowel Disease” 2. Good Samaritan Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds, April 27, 2005, “Overview of Inflammatory Bowel Disease” 3. Laurel Regional Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds, May 2, 2005, “Overview of Inflammatory Bowel Disease” 4. Northwest Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds, June 1, 2005, “Overview of Inflammatory Bowel Disease” 5. Mariners Institute, 2005 Women’s Health Symposium, November 4, 2005, “An Update on Gastrointestinal Issues in Women’s Health” 6. Harbor Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds, November 11, 2005, “Overview of Inflammatory Bowel Disease”


Raymond K. Cross Jr., M.D. Revised 1/27/2013 Page 10 7. Frederick Memorial Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds, January 20, 2006, “Overview of Inflammatory Bowel Disease” 8. Good Samaritan Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds, April 12, 2006, “Ulcerative Colitis” 9. Mercy Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds, May 10, 2006, “Overview of Inflammatory Bowel Disease” 10. University of Maryland 6th Annual Internal Medicine Update, June 13, 2006, “Crohn’s Disease” 11. St. Agnes Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds, October 19, 2006, “Overview of Inflammatory Bowel Disease” 12. Union Memorial Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds, December 21, 2006, “Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Disease” 13. Medical College of Wisconsin, IBD Working Group, January 4, 2007, “Optimizing Outcomes in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease” 14. Vanderbilt University, GI Grand Rounds, February 2, 2007, “Optimizing Outcomes in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease” 15. AGA Institute, AGA CME Café, March 2007, “Effective Management of Ulcerative Colitis” 16. Mt. Sinai Inflammatory Bowel Disease Grand Rounds, July 2007, “Optimizing Outcomes in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease” 17. Broad Medical Research Program, Annual Meeting, February 2008, “Home Telemanagement (UC HAT) for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis” 18. Georgetown University Medical Grand Rounds, February 2008, “Women’s Health Issues in Inflammatory Bowel Disease” 19. Mercy Medical Center Medical Grand Rounds, April 2008, “ABC’s of Inflammatory Bowel Disease”


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