Larissa has held a variety of legal and public outreach positions with health care entities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Her experience in these roles includes reviewing biomedical research policies, analyzing government programs to support patients experiencing opioid addiction, assessing federal and state regulatory compliance matters for several insurers and providers, and managing outreach strategies and referral systems to improve health care access. For her efforts in expanding access to health care as an AmeriCorps service member, Larissa received the Mayor’s Distinguished National Service Award in 2020. Larissa has also written extensively on health care regulation and bioethics matters. Her work has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics and was cited by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Larissa enjoys musical theater, traveling, hiking, kickboxing, cooking and supporting Philadelphia restaurants.