Lauren E. Dvorscak, M.D.

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Assistant Professor

Phone: 505-272-3053


  • Death scene investigation and clandestine burial recovery
  • Sudden, unexpected infant death

Education and Certification Information

Forensic Pathology
Office of the Medical Investigator, State of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Albuquerque, NM

Medical School:
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Board Certifications:
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
American Board of Pathology

Selected Publications:

  • Pindyck T, Dvorscak L, Allen S, Hart B, Palestine M, Gallant J, and SantaCruz, K. Fatal Granulomatous Amebic Encephalitis due to Balamuthia mandrillaris in New Mexico: A case report. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2014 July; 1(2):1-3.

  • Dvorscak L and Czuchlewski, D. Successful triage of suspected Hantavirus infections: a decade of experience in an endemic region. Am J Clin Path. 2014 Aug; 142:196-201.

  • Hattab EM, Dvorscak LE, Boaz JC, Douglas AC, Ulbright TM. Parasagittal Cranial Fasciitis Following Infratemporal Fossa Rhabdomyosarcoma. Neuropathology. 2014 Jun; 34(3):291-4.

  • Dvorscak L, Pritchard A, and Koenig S. Association of HLA class I single antigen bead assay with T cell flow crossmatch reactivity: the effect of antibodies against split antigen products and allelic variants. Human Immunology. Vol 73, Supplement, ASHI 2012 Puerto Rico Abstracts Issue. P 60.

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