Kayla completed her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry at Memorial University in 2018. After which Kayla worked as a lab demonstrator for her current supervisor Dr. Noriko Daneshtalab. Currently, Kayla is pursuing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences focusing on Cardiovascular and Renal Sciences at Memorial University, which she aims to complete in 2023. Her research is focused on the effects of cannabinoids on the vasculature. Kayla holds the Faculty of Medicine Dean’s Fellowship recognizing academic excellence in this program. After completing her doctoral degree Kayla aims to branch away from academia and pursue a career in industry or regulation. Kayla joined the CSPS Board of Directors in December 2019 as the trainee representative and has since been heavily involved with the Young Scientists Network. Currently Kayla plays a role on the board as the Trainee Representative Mentor.