Renee received both her Bachelor of Science (1984) and her Masters of Science in Nursing (1989) , and completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing (2014) from the University of Missouri -Columbia. During the past 26 years, her practice has been in the field of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. She worked as a Plastic Surgery Clinical Nurse Specialist at the University of Missouri – Columbia Hospital and Clinics and was involved in patient care, staff education and nursing research. She moved to Reno NV in 1993 and joined a private practice with a board certified plastic surgeon. In 2006, Renee was successful in setting up an aesthetic practice for an anti-aging medical office.
Currently, she is an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN) for this same practice providing non-surgical aesthetic skin care treatments to include Botulinum Toxin Type A, dermal fillers, microneedling with PRP (platelet rich plasma), lasers and medical grade skin care. In addition to providing aesthetic treatments, Renee is knowledgeable in preventative healthcare incorporating the latest research on human aging, nutrition, diet and exercise to provide optimal health and vitality to her patients.
Renee was inducted into the nursing honorary Sigma Theta Tau in 1989. She has also been an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery Nurses (ASPSN) since 1989 and has served the organization as the Director of Education, National Convention Chairperson, Plastic Surgical Nursing Certification Board Director, as well as a member of the Editorial Board for the Plastic Surgical Nursing Journal. Her certifications include Certified Plastic Surgery Nurse (2001), Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (2013), and Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist – Board Certified (2014). Renee has lectured across the nation on topics related to aging, plastic surgery and non-surgical aesthetic treatments.
Practicing Area: Reno, Nevada