Caroline Baber was born and raised in Portland, OR where she developed a curiosity for medicine. She attended Western Washington University where she earned a degree in ecology, evolution, and organismal biology while participating in club swimming and water polo. She is currently working towards her medical degree at Western University of Health Sciences: College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific –Northwest. Before attending medical school, she spent time working as a field botanist and in environmental education. Outside of school, Caroline enjoys outdoor recreation activities and spends her free time hiking, cycling, and climbing. Additionally, she is a volunteer firefighter for the Lebanon Fire Department.