Cara Johnston

Human Kinetics, UBCO


  • Validation of Volumetric Breast Density as a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer

Cara grew up in Alberta and is currently studying Human Kinetics at UBC Okanagan. She is excited to work alongside Dr. Farnquist and the Early Detection Team under the Faculty of Medicine Summer Student Research Program on a project aiming to validate volumetric breast density as a risk factor for breast cancer. Outside of school and research, Cara spends time in the Kelowna community volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters and Options for Sexual Health Clinic. In her spare time, Cara enjoys downhill skiing, travelling, and playing rugby.