Mary Star's Valedictorian in 1999, Mary continued her education at UCLA where she majored in psychobiology. After college, Mary worked as a Research Associate in the UCLA Laboratory for Molecular Neuroimaging. This experience persuaded her to pursue a career in Nuclear Medicine. Mary was accepted into a Nuclear Medicine Program at Harbor UCLA Medical Center and is now working as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist at the UCLA Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. She is currently living in Santa Monica with her husband, Brandon, who also works at UCLA.