Larissa grew up in Hyden, Kentucky, where she was raised by her grandmother. She graduated from Leslie County High School in ’95 and graduated from the University of Kentucky- PA program in June of 2001. She is married with twin boys, 4 step children and 7 step grandchildren. Larissa worked in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine for 2 ½ years and also worked as a diabetes specialty rep for Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical Company for a year. She worked for 7 years in Internal Medicine and Hospital Medicine and has been with Primary Care Center for 8 years.