About Us

About Us

A Bit of Guidance Goes a Long Way

If you’re an early-career healthcare professional, you know that getting into school and starting on your journey means facing an assortment of questions and dilemmas. You may be confused about where to go, what to do, and how to make the most of your time. From taking difficult science classes while balancing volunteer work to acquiring experience in the field—you want to know how to plan for your future without uncertainty and added stress. Because we’ve been in your shoes, looking for the right people to shadow and seeking out worthwhile counsel, we created Medsembly as a comprehensive resource to help you along the path.

Meet the Team

Director of Operations
Graphic Designer and Social Media Manager

Our Amazing Ambassadors

Pre-PA Student and Lead Ambassador
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Pre-PA Student Ambassador
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Physician Assistant Ambassador

Our Amazing Ambassadors

Corey Hough

Pre-PA Student and Lead Ambassador

Corey is an army veteran and father of a 5 year-old son. He enlisted in the army right out of high school in 2012 and served nearly 5 years on active duty before switching to the army reserves. He holds two Associate’s degrees and is completing his Bachelor’s degree in Public Health at Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina. He moved to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina a little over two years ago to be closer to family and to have a better support system while attending school. He serves as the lead ambassador and his goal is to become a Physician Assistant and take a more active role in caring for his community.

Kailyn Embrack

Pre-PA Student Ambassador

Kailyn is an undergrad student at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She is passionate about studying nutritional/dietary interactions with chronic illnesses and is set to graduate in 2023 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition. In her path to becoming a physician assistant, she has worked as a phlebotomist and optometry vision assistant. Kailyn is a micro-influencer on Instagram and enjoys posting fashion and lifestyle content. Kailyn also enjoys volunteering at a local covid vaccination clinic via the medical reserve corps. Kailyn hopes to see students gain a deeper understanding and confidence in their journey into the healthcare realm.

Sarah Meirow

Pre-PA Student Ambassador

Sarah is from Detroit, Michigan and is a freshman at Macomb Community College. She plans to get an Associate of Science degree at Macomb Community College while completing prerequisite courses for PA school. She then plans to transfer to Oakland University and complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences with a concentration in Pre-Physician Assistant Studies. Sarah knew she wanted to be a PA since high school and has already started obtaining patient care hours as a Registered Phlebotomy Technician. She currently works as a phlebotomist in an outpatient laboratory.

 “Not only do I love being a phlebotomist, but I also gain patient care experience hours for PA school! It’s the best of both worlds.”

PA School Personal Statement

Jenelle Soverall-Jack

Pre-PA Student Ambassador

Jenelle is a pre-Physician Assistant student originally from Trinidad who lived in New York before settling in Pennsylvania. She graduated from East Stroudsburg University. In her gap year she took the time to gather patient care hours working as a PCA, worked on research, and volunteered in her community. She is looking forward to applying to PA school in the 2022 cycle and has an interest in orthopedics. 

“I am very thrilled to be a Medsembly ambassador and can’t wait to serve each and everyone of you.”

PA School Personal Statement

Chrystele Hosty

Pre-PA Student Ambassador

After working over 8 years as a middle school teacher, Chrystele left the education field last year to follow her dream of becoming a PA. Chrystele is now completing pre-requisite courses at Miami-Dade College with plans to apply this upcoming cycle. Chrystele holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Kennesaw State University and a Master’s Degree in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University. She lives in Pembroke Pines with her husband of two years and her 8-month old son who are her pride and joy.
Physician Assistant Shadowing

Riddhi Patel

PA Student Ambassador

Riddhi is a PA student at Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee and currently finishing her didactic year. She is from Alpharetta, GA, and graduated from Mercer University in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Religion. She enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family. She gained patient care experience, healthcare experience, and shadowing hours from a wide range of opportunities, but primarily through work as a medical assistant. She is passionate about being able to help students through Medsembly and excited to see all that it has to offer.

Ariana Pepper

PA Student Ambassador

Ariana was born and raised in a small town, Cheshire, Connecticut. She knew she wanted to pursue the Physician Assistant profession since junior year in high school after shadowing a PA. She attended the University of Connecticut, majoring in Allied Health Sciences and minoring in Psychology. She worked as a PCA at Hartford Hospital in a women’s health unit for a year before transitioning to the cardiac/stroke unit at Yale New Haven Hospital. Her experience as a PCA at these hospitals have allowed her to be a better applicant and get accepted into Drexel University’s PA Program.

Ariana notes,

“I believe I can be a guide for students who feel ‘average’ because that’s how I felt, but I did it, and you can too!”

Ariel Campa

PA Student Ambassador

Ariel is a second year physician assistant student at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA). Prior to PA school, she was an EMT and medical scribe in the ER and in an outpatient internal medicine office. When Ariel is not busy studying or out on clinical rotations, she enjoys working out, staying active outdoors, and spending time with her young daughter. Arial hopes to give back to the PA community by mentoring and inspiring other future PAs as they embark on their journey towards becoming healthcare professionals.

Gunj Patel

PA Student Ambassador

Originally from India, Gunj migrated to Sarasota, FL with her family at the age of 10. She attended the University of South Florida and graduated in 3 years with a major in health sciences and a minor in public health. She learned about the PA profession in her 1st semester in college. She began volunteering on the ICU floor, emergency room, as well as an emergency medical responder before becoming a home health aide and medical assistant. She went on to work as a medical assistant at a dermatology clinic, first assisting in Mohs Surgery. Gunj enjoys cooking and painting as hobbies. Gunj starts PA school in a few months at Lincoln Memorial University and looks forward to helping the healthcare community and passing on her experiences to those pursuing a career in medicine.

Fabienne Castin, DMSc, MPAS, PA-C

Physician Assistant Ambassador

Fabienne is a board certified Physician Assistant (PA) currently working in urgent care in Washington, D.C. Fabienne is from Fort Lauderdale, FL and received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Science at University of Central Florida. She went on to attend PA school at Florida International University in Miami, FL. Fabienne has been a PA for over 3 years, and most recently received a Doctorate in Medical Science. Fabienne represents Medsembly as the Physician Assistant Ambassador to bridge the gap between professionals and students. She enjoys mentorship and guiding pre PAs, PA-S, and PA-Cs. Her expertise is post graduation job outlook and transitioning from student to provider. She is available for advice and questions on the Medsembly app!

What our Students are Saying About Us

Rodeline hails from Haiti by way of Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been a Physician Assistant (PA) for over 5 years. Rodeline attended undergrad at the University of Florida (UF) where she majored in Sociology while working as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Upon graduating cum laude from UF, she completed PA school at Nova Southeastern University and graduated honors in 2016 with a Master’s of Medical Science. In addition to her commitment to caring for the sick and injured, she has a deep passion for mentorship and preparing students for a career in healthcare. Through her many conversations, forums, and talks with students interested in pursuing a career in medicine, she recognized a common trend among students who struggle with pitfalls and hurdles that mirrored her own experiences when applying for and attending PA school. Her urge to bridge the gap between students and medical professionals motivated her to develop Medsembly, an interactive all-in-one app based resource where students can share resources, receive tips and tricks for maximizing their educational experiences, while meeting working professionals and obtaining practical workplace advice while fostering relationships aimed at helping them to achieve their respective career goals. Rodeline lives in Atlanta, GA where she works in urgent care when she is not taking traveling assignments as an ER PA. In her free time, she enjoys working out, reading, and spending time with family, friends, and her Yorkiepoo, Zara.

David originally grew up in Michigan and received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University (MSU) in Athletic Training (AT). Upon graduation, David continued to pursue his education and received his first master’s degree from the University of Central Florida (UCF) while also working as a full time AT for UCF’s men’s soccer and women’s crew teams. David then continued in his career as an AT with MSU’s football team (Go Green!), as well as in an orthopedic surgeon’s practice at the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, FL. David then completed his physician assistant (PA) training with the University of South Alabama. David has been a mentor to others for over a decade and partnered with Medsembly to help bridge the gap between students and medical professionals. David brings a passion for fostering professional relationships, as well as sharing his experiences to help guide students in their pursuit of a career in healthcare. When not caring for orthopedic or urgent care patients as a PA, David spends his time with his family, playing golf and tennis, and enjoying the outdoors of sunny Florida.

Brandi is a graphic designer from Hartford County, Connecticut. She started a freelance business while in college in 2019 and has done everything from branding to motion graphics to app and web design. She is a recent graduate from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor’s in Graphic and Interactive Design and a minor in Biology.

Corey is an army veteran and father of a 5 year-old son. He enlisted in the army right out of high school in 2012 and served nearly 5 years on active duty before switching to the army reserves. He holds two Associate’s degrees and is completing his Bachelor’s degree in Public Health at Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina. He moved to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina a little over two years ago to be closer to family and to have a better support system while attending school. He serves as the lead ambassador and his goal is to become a Physician Assistant and take a more active role in caring for his community.

Kailyn is an undergrad student at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She is passionate about studying nutritional/dietary interactions with chronic illnesses and is set to graduate in 2023 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition. In her path to becoming a physician assistant, she has worked as a phlebotomist and optometry vision assistant. Kailyn is a micro-influencer on Instagram and enjoys posting fashion and lifestyle content. Kailyn also enjoys volunteering at a local covid vaccination clinic via the medical reserve corps. Kailyn hopes to see students gain a deeper understanding and confidence in their journey into the healthcare realm.

Sarah is from Detroit, Michigan and is a freshman at Macomb Community College. She plans to get an Associate of Science degree at Macomb Community College while completing prerequisite courses for PA school. She then plans to transfer to Oakland University and complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences with a concentration in Pre-Physician Assistant Studies. Sarah knew she wanted to be a PA since high school and has already started obtaining patient care hours as a Registered Phlebotomy Technician. She currently works as a phlebotomist in an outpatient laboratory.

“Not only do I love being a phlebotomist, but I also gain patient care experience hours for PA school! It’s the best of both worlds.”

Originally from India, Gunj migrated to Sarasota, FL with her family at the age of 10. She attended the University of South Florida and graduated in 3 years with a major in health sciences and a minor in public health. She learned about the PA profession in her 1st semester in college. She began volunteering on the ICU floor, emergency room, as well as an emergency medical responder before becoming a home health aide and medical assistant. She went on to work as a medical assistant at a dermatology clinic, first assisting in Mohs Surgery. Gunj enjoys cooking and painting as hobbies. Gunj starts PA school in a few months at Lincoln Memorial University and looks forward to helping the healthcare community and passing on her experiences to those pursuing a career in medicine.

Jenelle is a pre-Physician Assistant student originally from Trinidad who lived in New York before settling in Pennsylvania. She graduated from East Stroudsburg University. In her gap year she took the time to gather patient care hours working as a PCA, worked on research, and volunteered in her community. She is looking forward to applying to PA school in the 2022 cycle and has an interest in orthopedics.

“I am very thrilled to be a Medsembly ambassador and can’t wait to serve each and everyone of you.”

After working over 8 years as a middle school teacher, Chrystele left the education field last year to follow her dream of becoming a PA. Chrystele is now completing pre-requisite courses at Miami-Dade College with plans to apply this upcoming cycle. Chrystele holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Kennesaw State University and a Master’s Degree in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University. She lives in Pembroke Pines with her husband of two years and her 8-month old son who are her pride and joy.

Carly is a senior at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Carly is pursuing a Health Science bachelor’s degree with a Pre-Professional emphasis. As an aspiring physician assistant, she currently works as a medical assistant at an allergy clinic—drawing and administering shots, conducting skin-prick testing, and collecting patient vitals. Immediately following graduation, she hopes to complete her Health Education Specialist certification to continue to strive towards patient-centered, holistic care. Outside of her studies and career preparation, Carly is a dancer on the Mizzou Golden Girls dance team, so you can find her on the sidelines at SEC football and basketball games! Carly loves learning from others and sharing her passion for health science. She is proud to be a member of the Medsembly team to connect existing and aspiring health care professionals!

Riddhi is a PA student at Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee and currently finishing her didactic year. She is from Alpharetta, GA, and graduated from Mercer University in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Religion. She enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family. She gained patient care experience, healthcare experience, and shadowing hours from a wide range of opportunities, but primarily through work as a medical assistant. She is passionate about being able to help students through Medsembly and excited to see all that it has to offer.

Fabienne is a board certified Physician Assistant (PA) currently working in urgent care in Washington, D.C. Fabienne is from Fort Lauderdale, FL and received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health Science at University of Central Florida. She went on to attend PA school at Florida International University in Miami, FL. Fabienne has been a PA for over 3 years, and most recently received a Doctorate in Medical Science. Fabienne represents Medsembly as the Physician Assistant Ambassador to bridge the gap between professionals and students. She enjoys mentorship and guiding pre PAs, PA-S, and PA-Cs. Her expertise is post graduation job outlook and transitioning from student to provider. She is available for advice and questions on the Medsembly app!