J. Scott Boswell, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF








  Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  Internship: UCSF, Fresno Medical Education Program
  Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Dept. of Dermatology
  Board Certified: Dermatology
  Awards and Recognition:
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Dermatological Society, “Case Presenter of the Year”
  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society, Tulane Chapter
  • C. Thorpe Ray Junior Medicine Clerkship Award for Highest Grade in Internal Medicine, Tulane School of Medicine
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society Award


  1. Boswell JS, Bardan A, McDonald H, Pandya AG.  Edematous nodules on the extremities of a febrile patient: Cutaneous cryptococcosis.  Arch Dermatol 2008 Dec;144(12):1651.

  2. Boswell JS, Costner MI.  Leflunomide as adjuvant treatment of dermatomyositis.  J Am Acad Dermatol 2008 Mar;58(3):403-6.

  3. Boswell JS, Flam MS, Tashjian DN, Tschang TP.  Basal cell carcinoma metastatic to cervical lymph nodes and lungs.  Dermatol Online J. 2006 Oct 31;12(6):9.

  4. Boswell JS, Davis MD.  Violaceous plaque on the forehead clinically resembling angiosarcoma: cutaneous metastasis in a patient with prostatic adenocarcinoma.  J Am Acad Dermatol 2005 Oct; 53(4):744-5.

  5. Ding B, Guan Q, Walsh JP, Boswell JS, Winter TW, Winter ES, Boyd SS, Li C, Savage PB.  Correlation of the antibacterial activities of cationic peptide antibiotics and cationic steroid antibiotics.  J Med Chem 2002 Jan 31;45(3):663-9.

  6. Schmidt EJ, Boswell JS, Walsh JP, Schellenberg MM, Winter TW, Li C, Allman GW, Savage PB.  Activities of cholic acid-derived antimicrobial agents against multidrug-resistant bacteria. J Antimicrob Chemother 2001 May;47(5):671-4.

  7. Guan Q, Li C, Schmidt EJ, Boswell JS, Walsh JP, Allman GW, Savage PB.  Preparation and characterization of cholic acid-derived antimicrobial agents with controlled stabilities.  Org Lett. 2000 Sep 7;2(18):2837-40.