Kayla is a certified Physician Assistant, originally from Austin, Texas who obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Boston University with a major in Psychology and a focus in Neurosciences. She earned her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Pacific University.

Kayla is certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is licensed with the Oregon Medical Board. She is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Oregon Society for Physician Assistants, the Oregon Medical Association; and, the Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland.

In her free time, Kayla likes to explore the West Coast, listen to live music, cook, and travel.