Larissa Pettinato
Larissa Pettinato
Compliance Specialist

Larissa Pettinato is a Compliance Specialist in the Office of Research Administration (ORA) for Harvard Medical School (HMS). In her role, Larissa provides operational support for the export control and research security compliance programs for the HMS and Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) communities, partnering with departments and offices within HMS and the broader University community. She helps to incorporate best practices to ensure that research and sponsored programs are compliant with applicable export laws and regulations, sponsor terms and conditions, and University and HMS policy. Prior to joining HMS ORA, Larissa worked in the defense industry for 6 years handling the US export program for several industry locations worldwide. Larissa holds a BBA in International Business and a BA in Spanish Language and Literature from Marywood University.