Kara (she/her) joined Columbia Health in 2023. Kara is responsible for research and grant activity at Columbia Health, including administrative management of grant projects, data analysis, and report development. Prior to joining Columbia Health, Kara worked in a variety of research roles in the private sector and healthcare industry. Kara holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, a Master of Public Health in Public Health Policy, and a Master of Business Administration in Ethical Leadership. In her spare time, she enjoys writing, reading, spending time with family, and taking long walks with her dog.