Larissa is an Accredited Medical Sonographer with particular interest in obstetric ultrasound. She currently works in Brisbane as a Sonographer at Mater Mothers’ Hospitals’ Maternal Fetal Medicine Department and iMed’s specialist obstetric and gynecology practice, SOGI; and as a researcher at Mater Research Institute. Her doctorate was undertaken at the University of Queensland with the outstanding supervision of Professor Sailesh Kumar, during which time she was awarded the ASUM Research Grant, Mater Student Travel and Clinical Student Researcher of the year awards. To date, she has 11 peer-reviewed publications.
She has worked in Sydney, London and Brisbane. Whilst working in London she observed the excellent professional reputation that Australian Sonographers had earnt internationally, motivating her to contribute to the ongoing development of Sonography as a profession.