Kara Hapke, MA
Research Coordinator



Kara Hapke is a Research Coordinator and Teaching Assistant at Arizona State University. Presently, Kara is conducting research under Dr. Robert Cook-Deegan, M.D. as part of the ‘Sulston Project’, with her case study focused on “Evaluating the Effect(s) of Supreme Court Case Decisions Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories(2012) and Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics(2013) on Hereditary Cancer Genetic Testing Practices”. As Kara’s research interests include hereditary cancer genomics, infectious disease, and international/public health, she holds a master’s degree in Biological Security & Threat Management, M.A. and dual baccalaureate degrees in Biological Sciences, B.S. and Global Health, B.A. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, kayaking, and hiking.

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