VIDA AESTHETIC MEDICINE | SALEM, OREGON + MID-WILLAMETTE VALLEY
DR. GLEN JAROSZ, ND
Dr. Glen graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland Oregon, in 2006. After graduation, Dr. Glen would venture off to California where he would spend the next 3 years working in a practice and perfecting his skills. He would return to the place he calls home, the Pacific Northwest, to open up his own facility. Dr. Glen’s journey into aesthetics began out of a passion for delivering the best possible care for his clients. He is a highly talented physician injector, both cosmetically and in the musculoskeletal field. Dr. Glen’s vast knowledge of the body and its structure has greatly contributed to making him one of the best in his discipline of aesthetics.
Dr. Glen has been trained extensively by both Allergan (manufacturer of Botox, Juvederm, and Voluma) and Galderma (manufacturer of Dysport and Restylane). His dexterity with needles is fine-tuned and he possesses the ability to assess each client’s needs and deliver wonderful results. Dr. Glen is committed to an honest, caring, and confidential relationship with his clients. Giving each client the time that they need and his full attention with each visit. He strives for perfection and enjoys seeing his clients and developing a long-term relationship with them.
In his free time Dr. Glen enjoys cycling, fly-fishing, golfing, and traveling to the mountains to snowboard. He also enjoys cooking with local ingredients, and sharing his creations with his family and friends.
“My job is simply enhancing your natural beauty in order to make you look as good on the outside as you feel on the inside.”
TARA MCDERMOTT, RN
Aesthetic Nurse Injector
Tara has been practicing nursing in a variety of settings including hospital in-patient surgery, post anesthesia recovery, and mother/baby care since 2007. In 2010, she discovered her passion for aesthetics. Through one-on-one training with experienced physicians and attending ongoing training with industry leaders, Tara has developed as a skilled injector in facial aesthetics. As a nurse, she wants to nurture and educate with a personalized approach. She believes when her client’s needs are met, it translates into significant changes in the way patients feel about their appearance. Tara’s goal is to establish lasting relationships with patients, providing them with quality, safe, and satisfying care while making people feel beautiful and refreshed. Her original degree as a Registered Nurse was obtained from Chemeketa Community College but her focus on continued education led her to complete her Bachelors in Nursing Science at Grand Canyon University in the beginning of 2015. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, the outdoors, and reading. She is excited to be part of Salem’s leader in aesthetic medicine.
VIDA is proud to announce that our team of Estheticians are licensed Certified Advanced Estheticians (CAE). Being a CAE allows our providers to perform advanced treatments such as skin rejuvenation, body contouring (CoolSculpting and Vanquish), dyschromia reduction, cellulite reduction, laser hair reduction, and nonablative tattoo removal.
To achieve this high level credential, an esthetician must meet or exceed one or both of these criteria per the American Med Spa Association:
- Maintained no less than 500 hours as a laser operator under the supervision of a health care professional whose scope of practice includes the practice of advanced nonablative esthetics procedures. The designated supervisor must have over 3 years of experience in the field.
- Completed 40 hours of education related to laser theory and fundamentals and of having completed 24 hours of practical experience performing each modality listed in the definition of advanced nonablative esthetics procedures. (www.americanmedspa.org)
VIDA is excited to encourage the continuous advanced education of our staff so that you receive the highest level of service and the best results. We are honored that you have chosen us.
REBEKAH SAINT-CASCISA, LE, CAE
Rebekah has 10 years of experience practicing aesthetics in both Argentina and the United States. She earned her Associates Degree of Applied Science in Cosmetology from Mt. Hood Community College in 2008 after attending the School of Esthetics in Cordoba, Argentina. Rebekah is fluent in both Spanish and English, adding a valuable dimension to VIDA Aesthetic Medicine. When Rebekah isn’t working she enjoys camping and spending time with family. Rebekah and her husband are also staying busy with their new twin boys!
LIZZ BOWERS, LE, CAE
Lizz is a Salem native who began her career in medical aesthetics in 2013. A licensed esthetician, Lizz is currently studying to sit for her Certified Advanced Esthetician licensing exams. Lizz loves working at VIDA and always strives to go above and beyond for her clients. Her favorite treatment is CoolSculpting and she was particularly excited to learn the science behind the technology at “CoolSculpting University” in Pleasanton Ca. in early 2017. There, she expanded her bodysculpting knowledge to incorporate updated guidelines for even shorter treatment times using CoolSculpting’s exciting new handpieces. In her free time, Lizz is usually pretty busy with her darling daughter, who was born in October 2016. She also enjoys hiking with her husband, shopping, and trying out new makeup and makeup techniques.
OLIVIA RUIZ, LE, CAE
Olivia is a graduate of the Certified Advanced Esthetician (CAE) program at Spectrum Advanced Aesthetics Institute. As one of Spectrum’s top students, Olivia was proud to be among the first estheticians in the entire state of Oregon to receive the new CAE designation when it was introduced in 2016. Olivia’s coursework included over 500 hours of education in laser theory and fundamentals as well as extensive hands-on clinical training. Olivia specializes in CoolSculpting, laser hair reduction, and laser tattoo removal. Her passion is to help each of her clients feel comfortable and confident in their own skin. Olivia’s knowledge and attention to detail is what her clients appreciate the most. She strives to educate each of her clients on what to expect from their procedures as well as delivering the best possible results. In her free time, Olivia enjoys traveling, playing volleyball, and spending time with her family.
ELLISHA LEAL, LE, CAE
Ellisha has been in the field of beauty and esthetics since 2004, when she began her career as a Medical Assistant in a Cosmetic Dermatology clinic. She spent the next eight years assisting in Dermatology, Plastic Surgery and Medical Spas before officially earning her esthetician license in 2012. Ellisha’s desire to further her education brought her to Oregon from her native Southern California in 2016 to attend Spectrum Advanced Aesthetics Institute and earn her Certified Advanced Esthetician license. She absolutely loves her chosen career and loves helping clients achieve their skin care goals. Ellisha’s favorite treatments are Microneedling and Dermaplaning. In her free time, Ellisha enjoys exploring her new home State of Oregon with her husband and her daughter, and going for long walks with their dogs.