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Research Division

Family Medicine

Larissa N.H. Bossaer, PharmD, BCPS, Assistant Professor/Bristol Center




Dr. Bossaer is a native of Southwest Virginia, born and raised in Ewing, VA. She graduated from Emory & Henry College in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and then continued her education by graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2007. After pharmacy school, Dr, Bossaer settled in Charleston, SC for two years to complete a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency and a PGY-2 Family Medicine residency at the Medical University of South Carolina.  She is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, teaching in several courses and precepting fourth-year student pharmacists on rotation. Dr. Bossaer has a strong interest in Women's Health-related topics and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist.  She maintains a practice site with the ETSU Family Physicians of Bristol, where she provides recommendations and education on inpatient rounds, manages anticoagulation patients in the clinic, provides diabetic teaching and medication management for patients, delivers educational noon conferences to residents, and provides other patient care and education as needed. Dr. Bossaer can be reached at


Scholarly Activities


Journal Publications

Vaughn LM, Cross LB, Bossaer L, Flores EK, Moore J, Click IA. Analysis of a unique interprofessional home visit assignment: Student perceptions of team-based care, home visits, and medication-related problems. In Press, Fam Med.



Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations: Regional and National

Interprofessional Home Visits and Identification of Medication Errors During a Family Medicine Clerkship. L. Michelle Vaughn, PharmD; L. Brian Cross, PharmD, BCACP, CDE; Emily K. Flores, PharmD, BCPS; Larissa Bossaer, PharmD, BCPS; Jason Moore, MD. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Meeting. April 2012.


Journal Publications

Shrader S, Hall L, Ragucci K, Rafie S. Updates in Hormonal Emergency Contraception. Pharmacotherapy 2011; 31(9):887-895.

Books or Chapters

Bossaer L. The Role of the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. In: Crouch MA, ed. Securing and excelling in a pharmacy residency. 1st ed. Sudbury, Massachusetts: Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2011.

 Hall LN. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. In: Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds. Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach. 8th ed. New York: McGraw- Hill, 2011.

Papers, Abstracts and/or Poster Presentations:  Regional and National

Vaughn LM, Pharm D, Cross LB, BCACP, CDE, Flores E, Pharm D, BCPS, Bossaer L, Pharm D, BCPS, and Moore J, MD. Interprofessional Home Visits and Identification of Medication Errors During a Family Medicine Clerkship. Presented at Primary Care Research Day. February 2, 2011; Johnson City, TN.


Journal Publications

Hall LN, Shrader SP, Ragucci KR. Evaluation of compliance with osteoporosis treatment guidelines after initiation of a pharmacist-run osteoporosis service at a family medicine clinic. Ann Pharmacother 2009;43(11):1781-6.

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