At the Rebel Health Alliance, our team of dedicated professionals is committed to helping you achieve your health and wellness goals. Each member of our team brings unique skills and expertise to provide you with a comprehensive and personalized care experience. Get to know the exceptional individuals who make up the Rebel Health Alliance family:
Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder – Dr. Sandeep Palakodeti, MD, MPH
As our Chief Medical Officer, our expert oversees the medical aspects of our services and ensures the highest standard of care for all clients.
Dr. Sandeep Palakodeti, MD, MPH, is a visionary leader in healthcare, dedicated to revolutionizing the delivery of care. With a wealth of experience and expertise, he brings a unique perspective to his role as the Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Rebel Health Alliance.
Dr. Palakodeti’s journey in healthcare began at renowned institutions such as Harvard Medical School and Mayo Clinic, where he honed his skills and cultivated a deep understanding of the industry. His time at Harvard’s Center for Primary Care exposed him to cutting-edge innovations and allowed him to develop expertise in healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship. At Mayo Clinic, he served as an Attending Hospitalist Physician, providing acute care within a world-class medical organization. These experiences shaped his commitment to patient-centered care and fueled his drive to improve outcomes and efficiency in healthcare.
Prior to founding Rebel Health Alliance, Dr. Palakodeti held significant leadership positions at CareMore Health and a frontier integrated health delivery system. At CareMore Health, he served as the Chief Clinical Design Officer, spearheading the design and implementation of innovative care models across multiple lines of business, including Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and commercial products. His contributions helped transform the organization’s approach to care and improve outcomes for thousands of patients.
Dr. Palakodeti’s career has been marked by a relentless pursuit of excellence and a commitment to pushing the boundaries of traditional healthcare. He leverages his expertise in clinical care, healthcare innovation, and entrepreneurship to challenge the status quo and create meaningful change. With a strong focus on personalized, proactive care, he aims to empower individuals to achieve optimal health and wellbeing.
As the Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of Rebel Health Alliance, Dr. Sandeep Palakodeti is at the forefront of a healthcare revolution. His vision, informed by his experiences at esteemed institutions like Harvard and Mayo Clinic, is driving the transformation of the industry. Through his leadership and unwavering dedication, he is reshaping healthcare delivery and improving the lives of countless individuals.
Head Nutritionist – Jenna Stranzl
Our registered nutritionist provides personalized guidance on nutrition and meal planning. By evaluating clients’ dietary needs and preferences, our nutritionist crafts individualized meal plans that promote optimal health and wellness.
Jenna Stranzl, Head Nutritionist at Rebel Health Alliance, is a highly skilled and licensed registered dietitian nutritionist with a wealth of experience in sports performance and athlete nutrition. With over a decade of expertise, Jenna has worked with professional, elite, collegiate, and youth athletes across various sports.
Currently serving as the dietitian for the NY Islanders NHL Organization, Jenna brings her exceptional knowledge and guidance to both NHL and AHL teams. She has also made significant contributions to Rise Up Nutrition, specializing in female athlete nutrition with a focus on disordered eating.
Jenna’s professional journey has encompassed roles as a Sports RD at the University of Pennsylvania for Penn Athletics, a dietitian for the PGA Tour, and engagements with various sports agencies and athletic programs such as IMG Academy. Her extensive experience and qualifications include a BS in Nutrition Science from Penn State University and a completed dietetic internship from the College of Saint Elizabeth.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Jenna is an avid marathon runner and actively participates in dog rescue initiatives. Her dedication to her field and commitment to continuous learning have allowed her to stay at the forefront of advancements in sports performance nutrition, RED-S, intuitive eating, disordered eating, supplement research, pre and post-op orthopedic nutrition, women’s health, and weight loss.
With her exceptional expertise and passion for optimizing nutrition and performance, Jenna Stranzl is a valuable asset to the Rebel Health Alliance team. Her dedication to helping individuals achieve their health and wellness goals is unmatched, making her an indispensable resource for clients seeking personalized nutrition strategies.
Nurse Wellness Coordinator
As our Nurse Wellness Coordinator, our professional assists clients in navigating their healthcare journey by coordinating appointments, providing support, and answering any questions or concerns. Their compassionate nature and dedication to client care make them a valuable member of our team.
Amber Karichko, Nurse Coordinator
Amber Karichko is a registered nurse, personal trainer, wife, and mother to two incredible children. With a deep respect for holistic, person-centered care, Amber believes in treating all aspects of health – mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual – to achieve the best results.
Amber’s passion for health, nutrition, and fitness was ignited during her late teens, following her parents’ heart attacks. Witnessing the impact of unhealthy habits on their physical health inspired her to dedicate her life to helping others develop a healthy lifestyle and prevent illness and disease.
With a bachelor’s degree in nursing, Amber began her career treating children with mental health issues in both hospital and holistic clinic settings. She also obtained her personal training certification and taught various fitness disciplines alongside her twin sister.
As a wife and mother, Amber transitioned into health coaching, specializing in chronic disease management. She has guided clients on personalized nutrition and exercise plans, helping them achieve weight loss and adopt healthier lifestyles.
Becoming a mother has profoundly influenced Amber’s perspective and strengthened her commitment to empowering others to make healthier choices. She understands the struggle of work-life balance and emphasizes the importance of self-care.
Amber is dedicated to guiding individuals on their health journey, supporting them every step of the way. With her expertise and personal experience, she helps clients feel empowered, strong, confident, and resilient.
Join Amber and the rest of the Rebel Health Alliance team on this transformative journey toward optimal health and wellbeing. Together, we can make a positive difference in your life and those you love.
Head of Human Performance Optimization – Zach Bilbrey
We are thrilled to welcome Zach Bilbrey to Rebel Health Alliance as our Head of Human Performance Optimization. With over 7 years of experience serving the Air Force Special Warfare Human Performance team, Zach brings an unparalleled level of expertise to our team.
Zach’s passion for coaching goes beyond just sets and reps. He believes in helping athletes identify their “why” to keep pushing when motivation runs out. His extensive background includes coaching competitive and everyday CrossFit athletes, military special operations, professional and collegiate level athletics, sport-specific training, and youth.
With certifications including Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Tactical S&C Facilitator, CrossFit Level 1 & 2, and more, Zach is equipped with the knowledge to optimize human performance in all aspects – physical, mental, and emotional.
Outside of work, Zach is a CrossFit enthusiast who competed in the CrossFit Games in 2016. He enjoys hiking, biking, and spending time outdoors with his wife and four children in sunny Arizona.
Zach’s expertise, passion, and dedication to helping people achieve their best selves make him an invaluable addition to our team. We’re excited to have him on board as we continue to push the boundaries of human performance and wellness.
Our specialist in epigenetic counseling provides clients with insights into their genetic makeup and offers actionable recommendations to optimize health and well-being. Their expertise in genetics allows them to deliver highly personalized guidance based on clients’ unique genetic profiles.
Customer Care Team
Our customer care team is always ready to assist with any inquiries or support needed throughout your journey with Rebel Health Alliance. They are dedicated to ensuring your experience is seamless and enjoyable, from your first contact with our team to your ongoing care.
We are proud of the exceptional team we have assembled at Rebel Health Alliance and are confident that their collective expertise will help you achieve your health and wellness goals. Join us today and experience the difference our team can make in your journey towards optimal health.