Allison R. Larson, MD

Dr. Allison R. Larson

Associate Professor of Dermatology

Boston University School of Medicine

Clinic:

To Schedule An Appointment: 617-638-7420

Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center

725 Albany Street, Suite 8B, Boston, MA 02118
Fax: 617-638-7289

Administrative Office:

Boston University School of Medicine, Dept of Dermatology

609 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Tel: 617-358-9700
Fax: 617-358-9709

Education

2003 BS, MSE Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
2008 MD Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
2012-2014 Residency Dermatology, Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
2014 Fellowship Dermatopathlogy, Harvard University, Boston MA

Clinical Specialty and/or Research Interest

  • General Dermatology
  • Gynecologic Dermatology
  • Medical Education
  • Research interest – Gender equity in medicine

Summary

Dr. Larson sees general dermatology patients and holds a monthly gynecologic dermatology clinic at Boston Medical Center. She is Vice Chair for Education and Associate Residency Program Director. Her research interests include medical education and gender equity in medicine.

Selected Publications

1. Alani RM, Larson AR, Falanga V. Paving a new path towards academic medicine-A novel approach to graduate medical education in the United States. Acad Med. 2016;91(8):1039-40.

2. Larson AR, Yang CY. Anatomy laboratory as an opportunity to educate about skin lesions. Med Teach. 2016 38(6):637.

3. Granter SR, Laga AC, Larson AR. Calciphylaxis and the persistence of medical misinformation in the era of Google. Am J Clin Pathol. 2015 144(3):427-31. Larson AR, Granter SR.  Systemic lupus erythematosus-associated neutrophilic dermatosis – A review and update.  Adv Anat Pathol. 2014;21(4):248-53.

4. Larson AR, Yuijang GS, Dresser K, Zhan Q, Lezcano C, Woda BA, Yosufi B, Thompson JF, Scolyer RA, Mihm MC, Murphy GF, Lian CG.  Progressive loss of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine correlates with morphologic dysplasia in melanocytic lesions.  Mod Pathol. 2014 [Epub ahead of print].

5. Larson AR, Granter SR.  Systemic lupus erythematosus-associated neutrophilic dermatosis-an underrecognized neutrophilic dermatosis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.  Human Pathol. 2014;45(3):598-605.

6. Larson AR, Lee CW, Lezcano C, Fisher AH, Zhan Q, Huang J, Murphy GF.  Melanoma microsphere formation involves laminin-associated vasculogenic mimicry.  Am J Pathol. 2014;184(1):71-8.

7. Lian CG, Xu Y, Ceol C, Wu F, Larson A, Dresser K, Zhan Q, Lian BQ, Lezcano C, Scolyer RA, Thompson JF, Houvras Y, Zon L, Mihm MC, Kaiser UB, Woda BA, Murphy GF, Shi YG.  5-Hydroxymethylcytosine is a unique epigenetic biomarker fundamental to melanoma progression.  Cell. 2012;150(6):1135-46.