Joanne L. Sargent, owner of Begin with Skin, offers state of the art skin care services in her elegant new medical spa. Joanne has over fifteen years of experience owning a businesses specializing in a variety of Health & Wellness services, health coaching and Patient Advocacy. She is the pioneer in developing health and wellness programs to reduce behavioral and lifestyle risk factors in the workplace, is a frequent public speaker on Health & Wellness issues, and now also specializes in cosmetic procedures for your skin.
Additional Credentials: RN, CCM, CPUR, CWCP, COHN, SOMWBA certified Minority Owned Business, Certified Health Coach
Memberships: A.M.E.N. (Association of Medical Esthetic Nurses), A.A.M.E.P. (American Academy of Medical Esthetic Professionals), ASLMS (American Society for Laser and Medicine & Surgery)
Peter Gorlin, MD, Ph.D., CPE, is Board Certified both in Emergency Medicine and in Pediatrics. He has been practicing Emergency and General Practice in Eastern Massachusetts for the past 30 years and has extensive experience with management of patient oriented medical practices.
In 1981 he founded and ran the Walk-In Medical Centers that continue to be part of the medical environment in Lowell. He was Certified as a Physician Executive by the American Academy of Physician Executives in 2006 and has a Certificate in Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds a degree in Anthropology based on work in New Guinea with Margaret Mead during the 1960's. Dr. Gorlin shares with CEO Joanne Sargent a strong committment to the highest quality of medical and ethical standards and an approach in which patient issues and concerns are primary.
Sharon Erickson brings 14 years of experience as a Medical Esthetician to Begin with Skin. She recently obtained her LPN in June 2011, in order to offer more advanced medical treatments to her clients. Sharon has worked as a Medical Spa Director, introducing and incorporating medical practices and has experience working alongside a plastic surgeon and observing multiple procedures. Sharon has a passion for skin care and a compassion for people and life in general. Sharon takes a serious interest in creating results oriented skin care regimes for her clients, specializing in age-management. Sharon also has strong interest in Holistic Healing traditions, nutrition and alternative approches towards health & wellness. She is a certified yoga instructor, and is currently working to obtain certification in Herbal Studies and Clincal Aromatherpy. Sharon believes completely in combining Holistic moduales with todays latest advances in skin care to allow her clients to experience a synergy of treatments and help them achieve the healthiest, most beautiful skin they can. Her nurturing spirit makes it easy to relax and enjoy her treatments.