Cara, a native of Upstate New York, grew up swimming and running competitively. She graduated from Davidson College with a BS in Biology where she competed on the Cross Country and Indoor/Outdoor Track and Field teams. Cara fell in love with North Carolina and decided to attend Elon University where she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She enjoys working with patients of all ages, and her professional interests include general orthopedics, and vestibular and balance rehabilitation. In her free time, Cara continues to run and has completed one full and two half marathons to date. She also enjoys hiking, rock climbing, surfing, and spending time in the sun at the beach.