Larissa S. Norman, FNP
Larissa is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Asthma Educator with experience in women’s health, pediatrics and adult care. She worked for Asthma and Allergy Associates under Dr. Robert Miles for 6 months until his retirement. She remained with the practice as it became The Asthma & Allergy Center of Lynchburg in 2007.
She received an Associate’s degree in Applied Science in Nursing at
Wytheville Community College in 1995 and began working at Lynchburg General Hospital in the cardiac unit, where after 2 years she became charge nurse. She then received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Liberty University in 2000, while also gaining critical care experience in medical, surgical, neurological and cardiac intensive care units. Larissa then earned a Masters degree and completed her training for Family Nurse Practitioner at Old Dominion University in 2006, where she specialized in ear, nose and throat studies. During this time, she had the opportunity to teach undergraduate nursing students at Liberty University as well as serve as a preceptor for nurse practitioner students from James Madison University. She is also a Certified Asthma Educator.
Larissa and her family reside in Forest, Virginia just outside of Lynchburg. She is married to John, a firefighter/paramedic for Lynchburg Fire Department and flight paramedic for Virginia State Police Med-Flight III program. Her interests include spending time with her family, church activities, and attending her children’s programs and sporting events. Larissa also participates in karate, scrapbooking and promoting community health. She is also an avid runner and recently completed her first marathon.
She recently received 2nd place in the 2015 "OurHealth Bedside Manner Award" in the category of Nurse Practitioner for Lynchburg & Southside Virginia.