Rebecca Lara, MD, EdM

Instructor, Family Medicine

Rebecca Lara


Rebecca Lara, MD, EdM, is an Instructor in the Department of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center. She graduated from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed residency training at the Boston University Medical Center. Due to her interest in medical education, she participated in the Primary Care Academic Fellowship at Boston University Medical Center during which she received her Master in Education degree. Dr. Lara continues her research with a focus on curriculum related to the care of patients with intellectual disabilities and care team dynamics.



  • Pritzker School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Illinois, BS

Classes Taught


  • Published on 4/1/2016

    Lara RF, Mogensen KM, Markuns JF. Effective feedback in the education of health professionals. Support Line. 2016; 38(2):3-8.

  • Published on 3/28/2008

    Berry-Kravis E, Sumis A, Kim OK, Lara R, Wuu J. Characterization of potential outcome measures for future clinical trials in fragile X syndrome. J Autism Dev Disord. 2008 Oct; 38(9):1751-7. PMID: 18369716.

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  • Published on 12/5/2007

    Leehey MA, Berry-Kravis E, Goetz CG, Zhang L, Hall DA, Li L, Rice CD, Lara R, Cogswell J, Reynolds A, Gane L, Jacquemont S, Tassone F, Grigsby J, Hagerman RJ, Hagerman PJ. FMR1 CGG repeat length predicts motor dysfunction in premutation carriers. Neurology. 2008 Apr 15; 70(16 Pt 2):1397-402. PMID: 18057320.

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  • Published on 1/15/2007

    Leehey MA, Berry-Kravis E, Min SJ, Hall DA, Rice CD, Zhang L, Grigsby J, Greco CM, Reynolds A, Lara R, Cogswell J, Jacquemont S, Hessl DR, Tassone F, Hagerman R, Hagerman PJ. Progression of tremor and ataxia in male carriers of the FMR1 premutation. Mov Disord. 2007 Jan 15; 22(2):203-6. PMID: 17133502.

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  • Published on 1/15/2007

    Lara RF, Mui KL, Nikrodhanond AA, Kim HH. Reproductive Sciences. Identification of mouse GnRH gene promoter sequences critical for ovarian expression in live mice. 2007; 14(1 Suppl):280A.

  • Published on 10/1/2006

    Berry-Kravis E, Krause SE, Block SS, Guter S, Wuu J, Leurgans S, Decle P, Potanos K, Cook E, Salt J, Maino D, Weinberg D, Lara R, Jardini T, Cogswell J, Johnson SA, Hagerman R. Effect of CX516, an AMPA-modulating compound, on cognition and behavior in fragile X syndrome: a controlled trial. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2006 Oct; 16(5):525-40. PMID: 17069542.

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