Carolyn is an oncologist/hematologist practicing at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, specializing in breast cancer. Along with her clinical work in breast cancer, she is the co-medical director of Montgomery Hospice in suburban Rockville, and serves as a trustee on the board of Suburban Hospital Healthcare System. In May 2015, Carolyn had just joined the Board of Directors of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC), NatureServe's member in Pennsylvania. She has been a volunteer with WPC since purchasing land from them in 2010. She is an active birder, and a member of the Board of the American Bird Conservancy.