Cayla Cassidy

Cayla Cassidy

Associate Editor, Verywell Family


Health and Wellness


Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rochester


​I used to think I had to have everything figured out in life. But I’ve recently realized that it’s okay to not know where I’m heading next, as long as where I end up makes me happy. Our paths are not permanent, nor do we ever stop building them.

— Cayla Cassidy


Cayla Keiser is a writer specializing in health, wellness, profile, and multimedia storytelling. Her work has been published on Verywell Fit, Family, and Mind, Sharecare, and Reporter, RIT's fully student-run magazine where she served as the Editor in Chief. Cayla's plans are to work as a full-time health journalist and editor.


Cayla holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and minors in Communication and American Sign Language & Deaf Cultural Studies from Rochester Institute of Technology. She is currently pursuing her master's in Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Rochester.

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