Larisa Pavlick joins UNPA with 20 years of combined experience working within the dietary supplement industry, plus nearly eight years as an investigator at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She has a passion for the dietary supplements and natural products industry and for helping others. Larisa has worked in the development of botanical products, utilizing Traditional Chinese Medicine, ethnomedicinal plants and Ayurveda. Through robust scientific research and collaboration with her mentors, she has assisted in the formulation of products designed to support the negative effects of nutritional deficiencies, stress, aging and more. With a strong background, education and training in U.S. regulations and quality, she has spent much of her career evaluating the quality and integrity of ingredients and the manufacturing controls used to produce these finished products. During her career, Larisa has dedicated herself to helping ensure consumers receive the benefits of safe and ethical vitamins, minerals, botanicals and other dietary supplement products.
Larisa graduated from the University of Colorado-Denver, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Biology. Outside of work and spending time with her family, some of her favorite activities include riding motorcycles, gardening, reading and enjoying the great outdoors, including kayaking, hiking, biking, boating and water sports and camping.