B.Sc. Physics and Mathematics (Honours), UBCO 2017 

 

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Cara grew up in Kelowna and recently graduated from UBC Okanagan with a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics.  She joined the Early Detection Research Group in the summer of 2016 to work on the radiation induced cardiac toxicity study, and completed an honors thesis in medical physics with Dr. Rajapakshe during her final year of study.  She is passionate about using quantitative sciences to help people and hopes to become a medical physicist.  Her other interests include astrophysics, philosophy, and working with kids.  In her free time, she loves to ski, swim, dance, and discuss science fiction.