Professional, Honest, Trusted
Experts in the Art of Cosmetic Medicine
Why choose ArtMed?
At ArtMed, we believe you can look as good as you feel.
Our team takes pride in educating our patients so they feel confident, in control, and inspired. We are experts at the art of cosmetic medicine, and we are passionate about your skin health.
We value professionalism, honesty, and trust as principles of our craft. As experts in our field, we strive to keep abreast of the changing landscape of our field, so we can always offer you the best of the best.
Our detailed individual assessment of your skin will provide you with the means to make informed skin care decisions and, from there, your personal treatment plan is designed to meet your desired outcomes.
In an industry that is full of false promises, we strive to be forthright, providing you with clinical excellence, safety, and privacy. You deserve the best.
The ArtMed Team
Who We Are
Dr. Mary Peirson, Medical Director
Dr. Mary Claire Peirson, HBSc., M.D., C.C.F.P, is co-owner and medical director of ArtMed. Born and raised in Kitchener, she holds an undergraduate honours degree in biology from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, a Medical Doctorate from the University of Toronto and a post-graduate degree in Family Medicine from McMaster University, Hamilton. She worked for many years in family medicine throughout Ontario, and for several decades in the areas of public health, infectious disease, addiction medicine, adolescent health and women’s health. Dr. Peirson was invited into the practice of medical aesthetics and has found it to be a creative and rewarding area of medical practice.
Dr. Peirson carefully researches and vets all new treatments, technologies and products and offers only clinically proven premium skin care and best in-class technologies (Sciton Joule laser with Halo, Thermage CPT, Vanquish ME with Cellutone, Clear+Brilliant, Dermapen and PRP for skin rejuvenation and hair loss). Due to her background in infectious disease and public health, Dr. Peirson is stringent with respect to antiseptic technique and safety.
Dr. Peirson is known for her sensitive eye and artistic sensibility. She is an excellent listener, and is approachable and friendly. Each patient is unique and their treatment plan is customized to achieve optimal results for that individual.
Jane Watson, Business Director
Jane comes to the esthetics industry from an extraordinary angle. Her circuitous career path has fostered a wide array of skills that have enabled her to swiftly and expertly steer ArtMed to great success in a short period of time.
Her current role as Business Director of ArtMed, has been informed by her experience as an instructor in marketing at the School of Media and Design at Conestoga College, her background in small and large business administration, property management, and managing her own professional career as an actress.
She holds a Master’s degree in Performance from Binghamton University in New York and an Honours degree in the Arts from the University of Toronto. She also has degree in Education from OISE/UT.
As a result of managing the multi-faceted elements of her career, she has become an excellent communicator which translates into excellent customer service. Her management of operations allows Dr. Peirson, along with the talented team of ArtMed, to focus exclusively on clinical care and providing the best quality services and products available. She continues to educate and train herself, and encourages the staff to likewise invest in ongoing education which keeps them at the top of their profession.
Shannon Hanlon, RPN, Injection Specialist
Shannon graduated from Conestoga College in 2014. She has specialized in Primary Care Nursing, as well as in Long Term Care. She has always had a passion for the beauty industry, and decided to pursue Cosmetic Nursing very early on in her career. She completed her Medical Aesthetics Certification from Centennial College in 2016. She also completed in depth hands on training through Weinject Training Facility in Etobicoke. From there she took on various training opportunities. From working one on one with other industry professionals, to attending conferences and participating in ongoing specialized courses to continually learn and improve her skills in this ever evolving industry. Her passion and aesthetic eye is what enables her to work closely with her clients to develop a treatment plan that allows them to feel confident, comfortable and involved in their treatment.
Shannon is currently working towards receiving her RN BSCN through Nipissing University. She is a Guelph local and in her spare time enjoys playing hockey and spending time at her family cottage in Sauble Beach. Shannon enjoys the creativity and art of cosmetic medicine and loves to make her patients feel confident, while enhancing their natural beauty.
Laura Beaudoin, RPN, Injection Specialist
Laura has been continually expanding her career in the beauty industry through the last 20 years and became interested in nursing in 2005 where her diligence and attention to detail led to a successful career specializing in pediatrics. Throughout her learning, Laura has been remained passionate about beauty which led her to obtain certification in Neurotoxins, dermal fillers and sclerotherapy from Martins Rejuvenation Center in Barrie. She further to expanded her knowledge by taking advanced injection technique classes to keep up to date in the evolving beauty industry.
Additionally, Laura is studying at Nipissing University to fulfill her credentials to become a to RN BSCN. She resides in Cambridge with her husband and two children. Laura is passionate about the beauty industry and enjoys bringing out the natural beauty in all her patients.
Dr. Kelly Anderson, MD, CCFP – EM
Dr. Kelly Anderson, joined our skilled and highly regarded clinical team at ArtMed in October of 2018. You will see her friendly face here several times a week to help fulfill the needs of our amazing clients as our clinic continues to grow. Dr. Anderson’s strengths derive from her diverse background and training which have demanded precision, attention to detail and skillful work with her hands. She is fully trained in our most in-demand procedures, and her high level of expertise and approachable and friendly manner make her a perfect fit for ArtMed. Her extensive background includes a specialty in emergency room medicine, and public health service to some of our most demanding and disadvantaged communities here and in Toronto. Help us to welcome her with open arms!
Marlise Adkin, Laser Technician and Medical Esthetician
Marlise graduated from her extensive training at Niagara College with an Advanced Aesthetics Diploma in 2010 and has been in the industry for seven years. Her extensive customer service background, together with her nurturing and compassionate personality, makes Marlise a perfect and congruent fit with ArtMed.
She is very passionate about analyzing and treating skin to assist clients in achieving their skin care goals. She is always expanding her knowledge and developing her skills in order to best serve her clients, and to achieve the most natural, beautiful, long lasting result.
Jennifer Glazer, Laser Technician and Medical Aesthetician
After struggling with cystic acne and acne scars for years, Jennifer decided to research laser & light therapies to help correct her skin. After doing further research she was compelled to further her knowledge by attending college for Medical Aesthetics, and soon graduated from a private college in Waterloo specializing in Laser & Light therapies and Medical Aesthetics. Because her love for aesthetics came from a passion to take care of her own skin she has a special affinity for those suffering from acne and scarring. Jennifer also worked at Sephora for 3 years, where she became an expert in the art of makeup, the importance of high quality skin care, and connecting with people.
Jennifer’s favourite part of her job is educating clients. She thrives on helping people decipher which treatments and products are best for them by explaining the science behind lasers and skin care products. Her confidence and compassion is the unmistakable sign of a professional and we are so glad to have her join the ArtMed Team!
Terra Anderson, Laser Technician and Medical Esthetician
Terra graduated with a diploma in Advanced Aesthetics, majoring in the Medical Aesthetics field. With many years of experience in the beauty and aesthetics industry, Terra’s resume includes spa and medical aesthetics, make up artistry, microdermabrasion, laser hair removal, broad band light, THERMAGE®, chemical peels and much more! Terra thrives on staying up-to-date and in educating herself on progressive treatments to provide you with skin that is always healthy and beautiful. Her morst recent training includes the latest in body contouring technology (Vanquish),DermaPen and advanced medical skin care product training from AlumierMD and Vivier. Terra is accomplished, creative, and dedicated not only to helping people look good, but also to the on-going health and wellness of your skin.
Gigi Grant, Clinic Manager
Gigi has a extensive background in management with over 17 years of experience working in the health and beauty industry. Her calm confidence and professional and friendly demeanor infuses our office with positive energy. Her approachablity make her a very easy person to talk to!
Her years of corporate experience will further enhance ArtMed’s office to become an even more effective hub of information and client comfort. Gigi’s enthusiasm for operational management and continuing education bolsters the smooth operation of ArtMed
Twylla Clark, Administrative Assistant
Twylla has a strong background in operational management with many years of experience working in esthetics and medical clinics. Her indispensable enthusiasm infuses the daily of the office with positive energy. Her bright smile greets you at the door, her calming and informative voice is one you will get to recognize on the phone, and her uber-organized ways have made ArtMed’s office a smooth running hub of information and client comfort
Chantal Vanleeuwen, Clinical Assist
Chantal graduated from Gina’s College of Advanced Aesthetics in Waterloo with a Diploma in Medical Aesthetics. She loves all things skin care related and jumps at the chance to continuously expand her knowledge on the subject. You will see Chantal helping out in several areas of the clinic including administration, client preparation, as well as procedures.
Meghan Sullivan, Patient Care Administrator
Meghan Sullivan has quickly made herself an indispensable part of the ArtMed team. As our Patient Care Administrator, she will ensure that your experience at ArtMed is exceptional. She has an extensive background in aesthetics and business management which makes her a perfect fit and we are very glad to have her!
Theodora Peirson, Brand Manager
Theo is a graduate of OCAD University (Ontario College of Art & Design). There she obtained a Bachelor of Design in Advertising. Before joining ArtMed, Theo freelanced and worked for several different businesses and foundations where she had been a designer, writer, content creator, marketing specialist and more. Theo will be helping ArtMed expand and curate our media channels and marketing. She is also helping ArtMed launch our podcast, The ArtMed Zone.
Rich Maertens, Brand Ambassador
Rich is the Brand Ambassador for ArtMed. He is passionate about life and self-care, and he‘s excited about his new role because he wants to share the great successes that he has experienced with ArtMed over the past 5 years with you. Rich has countless years of experience in customer service, and he is committed to meeting your needs to get the results that you are looking for. His strong communication skills and high level of energy add an exciting dynamic to our team. He looks forward to meeting you and to spreading his enthusiasm about ArtMed around the Guelph area!