Kara graduated from SUNY Oswego in 1999 with a BS in Zoology. She graduated from SUNY Delhi with her LVT degree in 2002. She worked in specialty practice for 12 years, briefly at Cornell University. She has also worked in emergency medicine for 4 years and has been working in general practice since 2013.
She enjoys yoga, hiking, reading, and being home with her 2 cats Lucy and Hazel, her dog Mackenzie and her flock of chickens and bunnies.