Dr. Kiran C. Patel

Student Spotlights

Confident, Capable, Caring Students

At the Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD), our students are more than just learners; they are the heart of our vibrant community. Every student brings a unique story, a distinct journey, and a shared passion for making a positive impact in the world of health care. Get ready to be inspired by these remarkable students who embody the spirit of dedication, perseverance, and compassion that defines us.

Melissa Jomsky

Melissa's story embodies the spirit of resilience. She grew up struggling for even the basics, but these limitations provided the motivation she needed to succeed. And NSU MD’s Master of Biomedical Sciences program offered her a path into the M.D. program.


Melissa's Story


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Darisel Rodriguez

Through a mentor, Darisel was able to develop a plan to apply and be accepted at NSU MD. Now a fourth-year medical student, she aims to specialize in general surgery.


Darisel's Story

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Luiza Serrano

Luiza’s journey took her from Brazil, to Minnesota, to Florida. Her determination, along with support from mentors and her parents, gave her a strong foundation that led to her acceptance into the M.D. program. Now Luiza is excelling as a researcher.


Luiza's Story

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Katlynn Kenon

Katlynn always knew she wanted to be a doctor, but test anxiety held her back. But with a little help, she was invited to NSU MD. Here she has found her passion for helping others and wants to be part of the change in addressing maternal mortality.


Katlynn's Story

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