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Kayla Ikemiya, BS
  • Research Associate
  • Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital, CA
  • Fresno, CA USA


Kayla recently graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in June 2021 with a Bachelor’s degree in Physiological Science and Cum Laude honors. During her time at UCLA, Kayla served as a Learning Assistant for physiological science courses and as a student research coordinator in an exercise physiology lab.

Since graduating, she has returned to her hometown in Central California while applying to medical school. She is currently working as a cardiology scribe and as a student research associate with the Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Associates at the Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital. In her spare time, she also volunteers as a National Youth representative for the Japanese American Citizens League.