Kayla is from Lake City, Florida. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Florida. Prior to graduate school, Kayla obtained a BHS in Communication Sciences and Disorders from UF as well (Go Gators!).
Kayla has completed three clinical practicums in the ARC Lab and has served as a rater for the DIGEST Validation study over the Summer of 2020.
She got the research bug during her second year and is now completing her masters research thesis with Dr. Plowman with a focus on nursing practices in oral hygiene in the cardiac intensive care unit setting.