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Larissa  Bossaer 

PharmD, BCPS
Associate Professor
423-439-6759 /
Building 7, Room 313

Larissa N.H. Bossaer, PharmD, BCPS is an Associate Professor in the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy's Department of Pharmacy Practice at East Tennessee State University. Dr. Bossaer is also an Adjunct Professor in the Quillen College of Medicine's Department of Family Medicine at East Tennessee State University. She maintains a clinical pharmacy practice in family medicine with the ETSU Family Physicians of Bristol in addition to her teaching, research and service activities. She is a member of ACCP, ASHP, STFM, Kappa Epsilon, Phi Lambda Sigma, Rho Chi and Phi Kappa Phi.

Education, Degree, & Post Graduate Training:

Bachelor of Science (Biology): Emory & Henry College, 2003; PharmD: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy, 2007; PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident & PGY2 Family Medicine Pharmacy Resident: Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center and South Carolina College of Pharmacy, 2008 & 2009

Additional Certifications:

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist

Teaching specialty:

Women's Health, Smoking Cessation

Classes taught:

Various Women's Health-related topics in multiple courses, Smoking Cessation in multiple courses

Research Interests:

Collaborative Practice, Interdisciplinary Education, Women's Health

Selected Publications:

  • Vaughn LM, Cross LB, Bossaer LN, Flores EK, Click I, Moore J. Analysis of a Unique Interprofessional Home Visit Assignment: Student Perceptions of Team-Based Care, Home Visits, and Medication-Related Problems. Family Medicine. (peer-reviewed journal)
  • 2014 Bossaer L. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. In: Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds. Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach. 9th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2014. (peer-reviewed book)
  • 2011 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. (peer-reviewed book)
  • 2011 Shrader S, Hall L, Ragucci K, Rafie S. Updates in Hormonal Emergency Contraception. Pharmacotherapy 2011; 31(9):887-895. (peer-reviewed journal)
  • 2009 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. (peer-reviewed journal)

Significant Regional, State, or National Service:

ETSU Commission for Women Standing Committee

Organizational Involvement/Membership:

ACCP, ASHP, STFM, Kappa Epsilon, Phi Lambda Sigma, Rho Chi, and Phi Kappa Phi

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