Kayla was born and raised in the small town of Bainbridge, N.Y. She received her PharmD from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, N.Y. She completed her PGY1 pharmacy residency at The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vt., and is now pursuing a PGY2 in ambulatory care pharmacy at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. Her areas of interest include chronic disease state management, endocrinology, anticoagulation, and development of ambulatory care services. In her spare time she enjoys being active, exploring the outdoors, hiking, kayaking, skiing, spending time with her dog, live music, and cooking.