Jennifer Kauffman, RN, NP-C, CEO
Jennifer has been a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner since 2004. Before becoming a nurse practitioner, she practiced with a vascular surgeon as a registered nurse since 1997. Jennifer is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana. She is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University and Goshen College. With her extensive training in the United States and Canada, she remains up to date on the latest developments in cosmetic treatments. She has presented numerous research studies to the American College of Phlebology and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Through Aesthetic Advancements, Inc., Jennifer teaches Botox, fillers and sclerotherapy to physicians and nurses across the nation. She also continues to participate in venous research studies through vascular societies.
Sarah Hill, Laser Technician
Sarah graduated with honors from Purdue University. She has received specialized training from internationally recognized physicians and educators for Cutera laser technology. Sarah specializes in laser facials, laser hair removal, brown spot diffusion, fractional and skin tightening which are all performed with advanced laser care. Sarah knows each patient responds differently to laser treatment and carefully manages their laser treatment.
Kathy Cook, Patient Coordinator
Kathy is a certified Obagi skin care specialist. In addition to providing patients with a welcoming ‘first touch’ at the front desk, Kathy educates patients on medical procedures. She is always cheerful and upbeat. Kathy’s husband tells her each morning before she leaves for work, “Go and make the world more beautiful today.” And, she does. Additionally, Kathy is a great listener and true conversationalist. She creates a professional, positive, enjoyable environment for patients and staff, while bringing many creative ideas to the Vein Institute.
Jamie Plack, Makeup Artist/Aesthetic Concierge
Jamie graduated magna cum laude from Grace College with a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a minor in Journalism. She was inducted into the Alpha Chi Honor Society. She is highly trained regarding Vein Institute offerings and enjoys assisting clients with selecting skin care products. Jamie is a nationally certified jane iredale makeup artist who will create a special look for the important events in your life. She is an Obagi, Neova, Revision and PCA Skin Care Specialist. Jamie frequently assists during injectable procedures.
Melissa Setser, Medical Aesthetician
Melissa is a licensed medical aesthetician bringing five years of experience in dermatology. She is also a trained laser technician and makeup artist. She specializes in body contouring and fat reduction, chemical peels and medical skin care. Melissa graduated from Bauder College in Atlanta, Ga. and Vogue School of Beauty. Melissa is very passionate about aesthetics and providing skin care and cosmetic services that make women feel more radiant, refreshed, and beautiful.