Our Staff

Chris Givant

Chris is a compounding pharmacist and co-founder of La Vita Compounding Pharmacy, As a Pharmacist, Christine brings her extensive experience in formulating customized medications and her passion and deep knowledge base in Age Management Medicine to La Vita. She is a nationally recognized expert and speaker on healthy aging, Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) and prescription only cosmeceuticals.

As a former lead pharmacist at University Compounding Pharmacy in San Diego she was responsible for Research and Development and physician education. She has personally developed hundreds of formulas for some of the nation’s leading physicians and brings this experience to both La Vita’s doctors and patients. Ms. Givant has over 20 years of experience in the pharmacy industry starting as pharmacy manager and then Western Territory Manager for Savon Pharmacies Corporation.

She is a graduate of Iowa State University and Drake University School of Pharmacy. Christine consults for CND, an international beauty company, and sits on the medical advisory board for Dermbiotix. She is a member of The International Academy of Compounding Pharmacies (IACP), The Society of Cosmetic Chemists and is Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA) certified.

Debra Hubers

Deb has dedicated her career to measuring and improving healthcare outcomes. Her expertise is leveraging technology to deliver personalized, preventative medicine.

Ms. Hubers co-founded La Vita Compounding Pharmacy in 2007. Collaborating with her business partner, physicians and strategic partners, Deb has grown La Vita to be one of the most respected and sought after personalized medicine providers on the west coast.

Deb founded her first preventative health care business in 1984 and has spent her career as both an entrepreneur and executive of public companies including Bank One and Imperial Bank.  It was Deb’s role at the Alliance in 1990, a business coalition of self-funded employers, where Deb’s passion for healthcare outcome data analysis, self-funded health plans and corporate health was first ignited. This foundation lead her to develop additional skills in healthcare finance, healthcare electronic payment systems and pharmacogenomics.

La Vita has been honored from 2011 through 2015 as one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies by the San Diego Business Journal, awarded the SBA Women Owned Small Business of Year for San Diego and Riverside Counties in 2012 and the SBA Creativity and Growth Award in 2015. The National Association of Business Owners awarded Ms. Hubers the BRAVO Trailblazer award in 2012,  the Woman Business Owner of the Year in 2015 and the Signature Award in 2017.

Ms. Hubers currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Kids Eco Club and is a member of the Institute for Natural Medicine’s Leadership Counsel. In her spare time she enjoys skiing, yoga, hiking and spending time with her family (both genetic and by friendship).

LaVita Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians:

LaVita pharmacists are national compounding experts, having created sought after formulas in their core specialties. LaVita’s practice includes a broad range of compounding services with specific focus and expertise in:

  • Cosmeceuticals (prescription skin care)
  • Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Healthy Aging
  • Pain Management

If experience, consistency and results matter then contact LaVita to speak to one of our experienced compounding pharmacist.

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