Kayla is an MSc Student in the School of Public Health and Health Systems working with supervisor Professor Paul Stolee. She completed her first degree in the Health Sciences program at Wilfrid Laurier University before moving on to McMaster University for her next Bachelor of Science in Nursing. During her BScN, she had the opportunity to be work in a Long Term Care Facility for clinical placement. Working in this environment sparked her interest in exploring transitions across the healthcare field for the senior population. Upon graduating, Kayla won a recognition award for her contributions to and dedication to caring for the senior population.
Kayla is now a Registered Nurse working at St. Joseph's West 5th in Hamilton, in the Concurrent Disorders program to support individuals that live with mental health and addiction issues.