Where did you study/receive your training?
I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from UMass Amherst and also have a Master’s in Nursing from Regis College. Then, I went on to receive advanced aesthetic injection training at Dr. Joseph Russo’s Aesthetic School of Massachusetts.
What made you want to become Nurse Practitioner?
I've always wanted to work as a Nurse Practitioner in the dermatology field. After a few internships with dermatologists, I fell in love with cosmetic/aesthetic medicine and decided to make it a full time career.
How long have you been a part of the Dream Spa Medical team?
I have been with Dream Spa Medical for two and a half years, but I have been a nurse injector for five years, three of which I have been instructing for Dr. Russo’s Aesthetic School of Massachusetts.
What do you specialize in?
I specialize in Botox treatments as well as fillers, including using injectables to do lip augmentations and liquid nose jobs (a non-surgical alternative for making slight alterations to the shape of the nose). I also enjoy doing microneedling with PRP injections to help patients achieve a healthier complexion.
What is your favorite treatment at Dream Spa Medical?
My favorite treatment at Dream Spa Medical is under eye PRP injections, which gets rid of bags by thickening and tightening the skin. It's a relatively quick, painless and safe treatment that delivers long- lasting results
What is your go-to product for at-home care?
I’m a huge fan of the Image Skincare Ormedic Balancing Lip Enhancement Complex. In addition to keeping lips hydrated, it helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and also sooth inflammation after injections.
What is your #1 tip for healthy skin?
Always wear sunscreen – even if it’s a cloudy day!
What is the best beauty advice you’ve ever received?
The best advice I ever received is to drink plenty of water. Hydrating your skin from within is very important in combination with external moisturizers.
Why do you love what you do?
I love my job as an Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner because the treatments I specialize in really work and make people very happy! It’s great that there are always cutting-edge treatments that I can learn and bring to the Spa by being a part of Dr. Russo’s teaching staff. I also love working at Dream Spa Medical where all of the staff are professional, great at what they do and work as a team to provide each and every person with the results they want!