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Ashley S. Ross, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Section Chief, Neonatology


  • Neonatology


  • Neonatology

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-1028
    Fax: 501-364-4264
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • M.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2000
  • B.A., Hendrix College, 1996


  • Fellow, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2003-2006
  • Resident, Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Brenner Children's Hospital, 2000-2003

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Recent Honors

  • Residency Educator of the Year, Univeristy of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, 2011
  • Dean's Educational Incentive Recipient, 2012
  • The Chris Hackler Awards for Excellence in Medical Ethics, UAMS, 2013
  • Finalist - Pediatric Chairman's Teaching Award , Department of Pediatrics, UAMS, 2013
  • Chairman's Incentive Award, Department of Pediatrics, 2014
  • Chairman's Incentive Award, Department of Pediatrics, 2015

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Ericson JE, et al., Ross A. Fluconazole Prophylaxis for the Prevention of Candidiasis in Premature Infants: A Meta-analysis Using Patient-level Data.. 2016 9; 63(5):604-10.
  • Journal Article, Andrews JP., Ross AS., Salazar MA., Tracy NA., Burke BL Jr. Smooth implementation of critical congenital heart defect screening in a newborn nursery.. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2014 Feb; 53(2):173-6.
  • Journal Article, Benjamin DK Jr, et. al; Fluconazole Prophylaxis Study Team. Effect of fluconazole prophylaxis on candidiasis and mortality in premature infants: a randomized clinical trial.. JAMA 2014 May; 311(17):1742-49.
  • Journal Article, Cohen-Wolkowiez M., Benjamin DK., Ross A., James LP., Sullivan JE., Walsh JE., Zadell A., Newman N., White NR., Kashuba AD., Ouellet D. Population pharmacokinetics of piperacillin using scavenged samples from preterm infants.. Ther Drug Monit. 2012 Jun; 34(3):312-9.
  • Journal Article, Cohen-Wolkowiez M., Ouellet D., Smith PB., James LP., Ross A., Sullivan JE., Walsh MC., Zadell A., Newman N., White NR., Kashuba AD., Benjamin DK. Population pharmacokinetics of metronidazole evaluated using scavenged samples from preterm infants.. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2012 Apr; 56(4):1828-37.
  • Journal Article, Prodhan P., Wilkes, R., Ross AS., Garcia, X., Bhutta, AT., Rycus, P., Fiser, RT. Neonatal herpes virus infection and extracorporeal life support. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2010 September; 11(5):599-602.
  • Journal Article, Ross AS, Tsang R, Shewmake K, McGehee RE Jr.. Expression of p107 and p130 during human adipose-derived stem cell adipogenesis. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2008 February; 4(366):927-31.
  • Journal Article, Ross AS, Hall RW, Frost K, Selakovich Davis E. Antenatal & Neonatal Guidelines, Education, & Learning System. J Ark Med Soc 2006 June; 102(12):328-30.
  • Journal Article, Ross AS, McLean TW, Farber R, Weaver RG, Jr., Chauvenet A, Givner LB, Shetty AK. Retinitis following varicella in a vaccinated child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2005 Aug; 45(2):191-4.
  • Journal Article, Goodwin TE, Boylan CJ, Current WL, Byrd JC, Edwards CB, Fuller DA, Green JL, Larocca CD, Raney KD, Ross AS, Tucker WA. Enhanced pneumocystis carinii activity of new primaquine analogues. Bioorg Med Chem Lett 2000 Oct; 10(19):2205-8.

Recent Grant Awards

  • Fluconazole Prophylaxis for the prevention of Candidiasis in Infants <750 Grams Birth Weight , NIH 1R01HD057956-01, 2009-07-15 00:00:00-4000-01-01 00:00:00

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