Lisa M. Moscoso, M.D., Ph.D.

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Division Chief, Hospitalist Medicine
Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Washington University School of Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics, Hospitalist Medicine
Hospitalist MedicineSchool of Medicine



  • BS, University of Wisconsin1989
  • PhD, Washington University School of Medicine1998
  • MD, Washington University School of Medicine1998


  • Pediatric Resident, St. Louis Children's Hospital1999 - 2002

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2002 - PresMO
  • 2002 - PresDiplomat, American Board of Pediatrics
  • 2002 - PresMissouri Board of Healing Arts
  • 2018 - PresIL

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Wisconsin1989
  • Olin Fellowship Washington University1995
  • Peer Group Mentoring of Women Faculty Grant, CCDI Washington University2009 - 2011
  • Alpha Omega Alpha2012
  • Samuel R. Goldstein Leadership Award in Medical Student Education2017
  • Alumni Achievment Award, Washington University Medical Center Alumni Association2018

Recent Publications view all (11)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Practical Implications of Compassionate Off-Ramps for Medical Students. Acad Med. 2019;94(5):619-622. PMID:30608271 
  2. Development of a pediatric hospitalist sedation service: training and implementation. J Hosp Med. 2012;7(4):335-9. doi:10.1002/jhm.979  PMID:22042550 
  3. Mice lacking alpha-calcitonin gene-related peptide exhibit normal cardiovascular regulation and neuromuscular development. Mol Cell Neurosci. 1999;14(2):99-120. doi:10.1006/mcne.1999.0767  PMID:10532808 
  4. Organization and reorganization of neuromuscular junctions in mice lacking neural cell adhesion molecule, tenascin-C, or fibroblast growth factor-5. J Neurosci. 1998;18(4):1465-77. PMID:9454855 
  5. Development of the neuromuscular junction: genetic analysis in mice. J Physiol Paris. 1998;92(3-4):167-72. PMID:9789802 
  6. Rapsyn is required for MuSK signaling and recruits synaptic components to a MuSK-containing scaffold. Neuron. 1997;18(4):623-35. PMID:9136771 
  7. Defective neuromuscular synaptogenesis in agrin-deficient mutant mice. Cell. 1996;85(4):525-35. PMID:8653788 
  8. Synapse-associated expression of an acetylcholine receptor-inducing protein, ARIA/heregulin, and its putative receptors, ErbB2 and ErbB3, in developing mammalian muscle. Dev Biol. 1995;172(1):158-69. doi:10.1006/dbio.1995.0012  PMID:7589796 
  9. Expression of four immunoglobulin superfamily adhesion molecules (L1, Nr-CAM/Bravo, neurofascin/ABGP, and N-CAM) in the developing mouse spinal cord. J Comp Neurol. 1995;352(3):321-34. doi:10.1002/cne.903520302  PMID:7706555 
  10. N-CAM, 43K-rapsyn, and S-laminin mRNAs are concentrated at synaptic sites in muscle fibers. Mol Cell Neurosci. 1995;6(1):80-9. doi:10.1006/mcne.1995.1008  PMID:7599960 
  11. Regulation of the acetylcholine receptor epsilon subunit gene by recombinant ARIA: an in vitro model for transynaptic gene regulation. Neuron. 1995;14(2):329-39. PMID:7857642 
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