Kayla is from Lake City, Florida. She is a double gator earning both her Bachelors and Masters degree’s from UF. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Florida. During her graduate program, Kayla worked in the ARC lab, completing a Masters Research Thesis that examined Nursing Practice Patterns for provision or Oral Care in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit setting. Kayla also completed several clinical practicum rotations during her graduate program in the ARC lab and proved herself to be a a hard working and dedicated team member. Dr. Plowman offered Kayla a full time position in the ARC Lab to complete her Clinical Fellowship which she commenced in May of 2021.
When not working hard in the lab, Kayla enjoys spending time with friends and family, going to the beach, trying new restaurants, reading, and listening to true crime podcasts.