Larissa is a board-certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She is also a member of our lactation team! She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Iowa and her Doctorate in Nursing at Rush University Medical Center. She relocated to Chicago after she got married and has loved all that the city has to offer. She brings five years of acute care experience as a Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse at Rush University Medical Center. In her free time she loves playing beach volleyball, spending time outdoors at her family's lake house, and trying new restaurants in the city.