Paula is a Registered Nurse, Certified Laser Operator/Aesthetics, and the Director of Public Relations and Marketing for Young Medical Spa®. She is also Faculty with THE Aesthetic Show™ in Las Vegas, NV, a multidisciplinary medical education conference focused on the rapidly expanding field of aesthetic medicine.
Paula received a “Top Nurses” Award for her podcast “It’s a Young Thing” in the 2018 Aesthetic Everything Awards. Her podcast received the notariety of being a finalist in the 2018 TAG! You’re It! Awards at THE Aesthetic Show™ in Las Vegas, NV. She also won an international award of “Aesthetic Nurse of The Year” in the 2016 THE Aesthetic Awards™ at THE Aesthetic Show™, and a “Top 10 Nurses” Award from the 2016 Aesthetic Everything Awards.
You can listen to Paula on her podcast, It’s a Young Thing“, available on the Living Sage Plastic Surgery Network on Apple TV, YouTube, iHeart Radio, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, SoundCloud, Spreaker, Stitcher, TuneIn and Tumblr, where she discusses the most common questions from patients on aesthetic medicine and procedures, misconceptions, and new technological advancements in a language the patient can understand. She also features expert guests on her show that encompass beauty, spirituality, health, and fitness that help someone become their “best self.”
Paula holds a current license with the PA Cosmetology Board and previously owned Dr. TattAway® Laser Tattoo & Hair Removal Clinic, a Merle Norman Cosmetics national franchise, a full-service beauty salon, and a chain of tanning salons. Her previous career was with Johnson & Johnson medical device and biotechnology divisions where she held senior management positions in the Medical and Sales Education and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) departments.
Paula is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, Dermatology Nurses Association, American Academy of Medical Esthetic Professionals, Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses, American Nurses Association, and The Aesthetic Practice Association.
Paula has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal and MedEsthetics Magazine. She was interviewed on Huffington Post Live, authored for Medical Spa Report Magazine, authored textbooks on advanced aesthetic practices used by beauty academies, and is a reviewer of aesthetic-related curriculums for Milady Publishing. She is on the Advisory Boards for Lincoln Technical Institute’s Medical Assistant and Licensed Practical Nurse curriculums, and Acara Medical Spa Consultants, and is an editorial blogger for MedicalSpaMD.