Break Into the Remunerative Market of Medical Aesthetics
The best place to start your medical aesthetic career is with MAAI’s injection courses. Learn from our experienced providers in a small class environment. Our goal as a professional education program is to teach high standards of excellence in the aesthetic industry that are safe and effective.
You will find our experienced instructors at MAAI to be extremely knowledgeable in the field of Medical Aesthetic injections and education
MSN, FNP-BC, Medical Director and Master Injector
Yvonne Dellos, Medical Director of Medical Aesthetic Art Institute maintains the highest level of accreditation and pursues ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the field of medical aesthetics. Yvonne has trained countless medical professionals in the art of medical aesthetics that span the country. She continuously has an outstanding professional relationship with many of her past students.
Yvonne graduated from Frontier Nursing University as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2013. Her first career move was in the direction of Medical Aesthetics where she stepped into a position as an aesthetic provider within a nationwide chain Medspa. From there she founded her private practice Rezults Medical Aesthetics and Weight Loss, where she strives to maintain high quality aesthetic treatments to all her clients. With a desire to travel and expand her career, she began teaching nationwide as a clinical educator. While on this path she discovered her passion for teaching. This has since led her to teach for MAAI, where she is happy to share all her tips and tricks to maintaining happy clients and build a thriving practice. She has always believed in leaving her clients looking and feeling refreshed and not “Frozen” or overdone!
FNP-C, ACE Allergan Injection Trainer, Cosmetic Injector, Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Stephanie Godfrey is a nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She specializes in injectables, medical aesthetics, anti-aging, and wellness medicine. Stephanie completed her Injector Competence Training in 2014 through The American Society For Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and is a Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist (CANS). She is proud to serve on Allergan’s AMI national speaker and training team. Stephanie’s passion lies within evidence-based practice continuing education and loves to share her knowledge and clinical experience with new and advanced injectors seeking further injection education.
Stephanie obtained her first Bachelors of Science degree in Health Promotion and Education at the University of Utah in 2008. She then received her second Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing at the University of Southern Nevada in 2011. She worked as an Oncology Registered Nurse while she continued her education at Georgetown University where she earned her Masters of Science in Nursing. Stephanie is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society, Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Stephanie’s passion lies in prevention, wellness and balance, evidence-based practice, and patient education to assist her clients to improve their health and overall quality of life and living beauty inside and out.
Board Certified Dermatology Physician Assistant, Vein Specialist, and Cosmetic Injector
Amy McKindlay graduated in 2004 from Idaho State University with a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. Since graduating she has worked in various medical settings, but has always had a passion for skin care, and more specifically in medical aesthetics. She has extensive training and experience in the field of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures.
Amy first jumped into the aesthetics world by working after hours performing injectables after completing her full time position at a Vein Clinic. She then went on to own and operate a MedSpa full time in her local community. She sold her practice several years later to go work with a dermatologist and start up a cosmetic injectable program within the clinic. Since bringing on the medical aesthetics portion to her dermatology practice she has been able to grow her business exponentially.
She also has had the opportunity to learn the trade and techniques of injectable medicine from some of the top cosmetic injectors in the country. Amy has been able to teach her love for this field by training other providers her passion for medical aesthetics. She also believes in the importance of never staying stagnant, that’s why she is continually attending courses to make her a better injector/trainer. Her love for travel has also taken her to different cities throughout the country to inject for various clinics. Amy is thrilled to be joining the team of outstanding educators at MAAI.
Doctorate of Nurse Practitioner, Master Injector, Galderma Trainer, and Owner of RUMA Aesthetics
Shelby obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at Brigham Young University where she graduated with magna cum laude honors. She is a skilled cosmetic injector and trainer with experience using all Allergan and Galderma products including: Botox, Dysport, Suclptra, Kybella, and Dermal Fillers. Shelby also has experience injecting and micro-needling platelet rich plasma. She is provocative, detail oriented and has a positive and outgoing personality. Shelby is constantly trying to learn, grow, and improve her aesthetic skills. She attends industry conferences and training’s as often as possible. She is a National Aesthetic Trainer for Galderma Aesthetics. Shelby loves working in this industry and has a passion for helping her patients become the best form of themselves. She takes pride in treating her patients with kindness and respect. In addition to working full timer at her own Med spa Ruma Aesthetics, Shelby is also working towards a doctorate of nursing degree through Gonzaga University where she will graduate as a nurse practitioner in the Spring of 2019.
FNP-BC, Cosmetic Injector, and Allergan Trainer
Mrs. Stephanie Brown is a board certified family nurse practitioner with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She specializes in anti-aging aesthetic procedures and believes strongly in a safe, natural looking and a results oriented approach to her practice. She also holds a bachelor of science in community health from Texas A & M University and she graduated from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in 2002. Her experience as a registered nurse began in critical care and she transitioned full time in the aesthetic industry in 2012. She currently works full time in Harlingen Texas with a private practice offering full service medical spa services. She tries to bring a holistic approach to her practice by providing her patients with non-surgical treatments from injectables to multiple laser modalities, medical grade skincare and other skin rejuvenating procedures like microneedling and chemical peels.
She is a member of the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses. She has had extensive training in facial anatomy, participated in advance injectable courses and has been an Allergan Trainer since 2017.
Board Certified Dermatology Physician Assistant, Cosmetic Injector and Medical Speaker
Sudi Gooch is a Board Certified Physician Assistant who specializes in Dermatology. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from CU Denver in Colorado, then pursued her Masters degree in Clinical Medical Science with a Certificate as a Physician Assistant at Barry University in Florida in 2006. She is an LA native and moved back home in 2007. She regularly attends conferences and classes to keep current on constant advancements in cosmetic and general dermatology. Sudi also conducts Speaker programs to introduce and educate medical providers on new and upcoming dermatology medications and procedures.
For the past 12 years, she has been specializing in general dermatology, acne treatments, surgical excisions, sclerotherapy, with special focus on cosmetic facial rejuvenation using medical grade peels, Botox, fillers, PRP, and skin and body enhancements with medical devices. Sudi is committed to enhancing her patients natural and unique appearance and helping them age gracefully through personalized cosmetic skin treatments.
As an asset to our practice, we are delighted to have her on board.
Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, Cosmetic Injector and Owner of Medical Rejuvenation and Concierge Service
Amy is an experienced injector and shares her passion and skill as an instructor. She has an in depth knowledge and experience with Radiesse and continues to hone her skills by treating numerous clients and on-going training’s. Amy understands the importance of skin care and enjoys the satisfaction of helping transform individuals to their desired beautiful self. Known for her calm, gentle touch, clinical expertise and her artistic eye, she delivers highly personalized care for her loyal clients. Amy graduated from The George Washington University in 2015 as a board-certified nurse practitioner specializing in cardiology. After graduation, she took the next step in health and beauty earning her certification in medical aesthetics. She opened her own Medical Aesthetic clinic in early 2018 and has since cut back in Cardiology. Her commitment in her practice is to provide non-surgical treatments to create and maintain a natural youthful looking appearance. In her free time she enjoys road biking, trail running, and spend time with her 3 children.