Kara Cadwallader, MDChief Medical Officer of Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest/Hawaiian Islands
After graduating from The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine in 1995, Dr. Cadwallader completed her residency at Tacoma Family Medicine, Tacoma, Washington in 1998. Prior to joining Full Circle Health in 2001, Dr. Cadwallader was an assistant clinical professor and primary care provider in Santa Rosa, California. She completed a Faculty Development Fellowship at The University of Washington, with a focus on teaching application of evidence –based medicine. In addition to her faculty role, she is Chief Medical Officer of Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands, which encompasses Idaho, Alaska, Washington, Indiana, Kentucky, and Hawaii. Medical interests include women’s health and family planning, behavioral sciences, and academic writing. She enjoys water and snow skiing, cycling, reading fiction and short stories and travel. She has three children.