A graduate from UW Madison in Biomedical Engineering, Kayla is interested in medical innovation and the use of AI to augment current practices and diagnostics in medicine. In particular, she's interested in addressing unmet healthcare needs in middle to low-income countries . As an undergraduate, she was first author on two scientific publications and awarded a US Fulbright Fellowship to continue developing a low-cost diabetic device in India for the 2018-2019 session. The breadth of her biomedical research skills includes an emphasis in electrical engineering, device fabrication, and wearable technology. She is currently pursuing her masters to study the intersection of healthcare data, AI, and global health.