A graduate of Sacred Heart University, is a board certified Nurse Practitioner of Family Practice. She served many years as an emergency nurse at Bristol Hospital and Waterbury Hospital in Connecticut. Charis left nursing after 13 years to pursue her love of aesthetic medicine on a full time basis. She created Grace Medical Aesthetics—a concierge home visit medical aesthetics practice, in April of 2012.
Before branching out as an independent practitioner, she received extensive training in Medical Aesthetics through Allergen, Medicis, and Merz pharmaceuticals. She is certified in basic and advanced techniques by Aesthetic Advancements, Duet, and PALLETTE Resources. Charis has also had the unique opportunity to pursue double intern-ships in both dermatology with Dr. William Notaro of Danbury, and a comprehensive Aesthetic and Laser training internship with Dr Jeffrey Lafrance of Lafrance Medical Aesthetics of Bristol, CT.
She trained in advanced cannula techniques such as tear trough correction and the "painless lip" procedure. She also provides training on the Dermasculpt cannula for CosmoFrance, Inc. She is thrilled to open her boutique in Middlebury and is looking forward to building her Medical Aesthetics practice within the community.
She offers a non-intimidating, comprehensive approach to beauty and facial rejuvenation while maintaining an aesthetic eye for your unique beauty.