Lyla Hance is a Research Coordinator for the Department of Anesthesiology. Lyla studied mathematics and statistics as an undergraduate, and earned a Master’s in Public Health from UNC, where she focused on epidemiology. Lyla has a passion for using technology to enhance the synergy of knowledge, healthcare, and communication. Professional interests include the relationship between chronic pain and mental health, as well as PTSD and its effects on the development of chronic pain. When not at work, Lyla can most often be found doing yoga and eating veggie burgers, but a love of hiking sometimes takes her to Alaska, New Hampshire, and mountains in between.