Larissa V. Furtado, MD

Medical Director, Molecular Oncology
Dr. Furtado is an assistant professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She received her MD at UniFOA in Brazil and completed a medical genetics residency at the University of São Paulo. Dr. Furtado completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Utah and ARUP Laboratories, where she was chief resident, and her molecular genetic pathology fellowship at the University of Michigan. Prior to joining ARUP as a medical director, Dr. Furtado co-founded the Division of Genomic and Molecular Pathology at the University of Chicago, where she worked as an assistant professor of pathology and was a director of the University of Chicago Clinical Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics Laboratories. She is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic and clinical pathology, with subspecialty certification in molecular genetic pathology. Dr. Furtado’s research interests include genomic diagnostics in solid tumors and molecular diagnostic methods in oncology.