ABOUT US

Passion. Experience. Diligence.

BACKGROUND

the botox course is the gold standard for neuromodulator training in Canada. For many medical professionals, the path to entering medical aesthetics is confusing, daunting and stressful. This course was built to support learners who are keen on expanding their scope of practice to include neuromodulators. We guarantee engaging lecturers, a positive learning environment and an innovative educational experience. Our team is comprised of highly motivated, personable and experienced professionals whose purpose is to equip you with the fundamental medical and business skills you need to succeed.

THE TEAM

EDUCATOR & FOUNDER

Dr. Andrew Dargie, BSc, MD, CCFP

Dr. Dargie is originally from Calgary, Alberta. He attended Stanford University in California where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Calgary and went on to start a Vascular Surgery residency, but ultimately transferred to obtain his CCFP designation. He currently practices advanced medical aesthetics in Kelowna and Vernon, BC. He also works as an Emergency Room Physician at Penticton Regional Hospital and is the Department Head of Emergency Medicine at South Okanagan General Hospital. Dr. Dargie has a passion for teaching and is part of a team dedicated to ensuring the highest standard of neuromodulator education.

 

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Dr. Morrell

EDUCATOR

Dr. Robert Morrell, BSc, MD, DipSM

Dr. Robert Morrell, director of the Medical Rejuvenation Centre, graduated from the University of British Columbia’s Biochemistry program and then graduated from the faculty of medicine. He then continued studies in internal medicine at McGill University and later became a teaching fellow in Lyon, France. Upon academy completion, Dr. Morrell began practicing medicine in Vancouver and has continued for over 25 years. In 1999, Dr. Morrell opened his cosmetic practice and over the last decade his clinic has continued to offer the latest anti-aging and skin rejuvenating procedures.
 
Dr. Morrell is a spokesperson and technical trainer for the botox course and the filler course, as well as the expert course. As a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Dr. Morrell is also an active national and international educator, and sat the board of directors for the Canadian Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (CAAM) advocating higher standards of care and efficacy. Committed to staying up to date on the latest technical advances in the industry, Dr. Morrell attends professional courses, such as Harvard’s Post Graduate Laser Course, Laser & Aesthetic Skin Therapy: What’s the truth? and Miami South Beach Symposium in aesthetic skin care.
 
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EDUCATOR

Becky Wilkins, RN

Becky Wilkins has been an RN for over 31 years. Combining her training as a registered nurse with her passion for helping people look and feel their best, allowed a transition into aesthetic medicine. Becky founded one of Alberta’s first Medical Spas over 25 years ago and now has 2 locations and a team of 30 staff. Aesthetic medicine not only requires an artistic eye, patient safety, and technical skill, but also a strong commitment to client satisfaction. Integrity and honest communication with prospective clients is Becky’s priority. She has been teaching injection techniques throughout Western Canada for the past 5 years for one of the largest pharmaceutical companies. Her style of teaching leaves students and models with the confidence to achieve very natural results performed in the most gentle and safest way.

 

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EDUCATOR

Dr. Brittany Macdonald, BSc, MD, CCFP

Originally from New Brunswick, Dr. Macdonald grew up on the East Coast of Canada. After completing her Bachelor of Science degree at Dalhousie University she initially worked with expectant mothers as a researcher in epigenetics at the IWK Children’s Hospital in Nova Scotia.  She later completed her medical degree in the nation’s capital at the University of Ottawa, before returning East for her residency in Family Medicine at Dalhousie University, where her training included a focus in skin disease and minor surgery.  Dr. Macdonald currently practices advanced medical aesthetics in Calgary, Alberta, where she also continues to practice as a Family Physician.   Dr. Macdonald is a passionate educator, and enjoys working with learners in both her medical and aesthetic practices.

Dr. Dale Educator

EDUCATOR

Dr. Robert Dale, MD

Dr. Dale grew up in beautiful Vancouver, BC. He completed an Honours Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry at Western University before returning home to the University of British Columbia for his medical training. He completed two years of Urologic Surgery residency training in addition to his Family Medicine residency. He currently practices aesthetic medicine full time where he has a passion for combining technical skill with an artistic touch. Dr. Dale also like to keep his surgical skills sharp and continues to work as a Cardiac Surgery assist in the busiest cardiac centre in BC. Dr. Dale strives to achieve authentic and natural aesthetic outcomes with each and every one of his patients and is truly committed to sharing this with all who wish to pursue aesthetics.

 

https://www.robertdalemd.com/

Vance W. Elliott Educator

EDUCATOR

Dr. Vance W. Elliot, BSc, MD, CCFP, FISHRS

Dr. Elliott is from a small town in Saskatchewan. He completed a BSc in Biology at Concordia University in Edmonton, AB and went on to Medical School at the U of S. He was Chief Resident during his Family Medicine Residency Program in Regina, SK. He began practice in Hair Restoration Surgery at the conclusion of his FMR residency in 1996. In 2005 he began practice in cosmetic injectables and has since been a pioneer in Canada in the use of cannulas for fillers. He has taught basic and advanced cannula filler technique to hundreds of injectors from North America over the past 15 years. He has a particular interest in the use and teaching of Sculptra.

EDUCATOR

Dr. Vikram Lekhi, BSc, MD, MBT, MBA, FRCSC

Dr. Vikram Lekhi is a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist practicing in Calgary, AB and High River, AB. He received his Bachelor of Science from Simon Fraser University, obtained his Masters in Bio-Medical Technology, Doctor of Medicine, Master’s in Business Administration and a Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Calgary. Dr. Lekhi is a board certified Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC).

 

Dr. Lekhi is an engaging lecturer with a wealth a knowledge and is one of the many reasons why the botox course is Canada’s gold standard in neuromodulator training.

 

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EDUCATOR

Mandeep Kharey, BN, RN

Mandeep Kharey was born in Calgary, Alberta and completed her Bachelor of Nursing from Athabasca University. After obtaining her degree, she immediately went on to pursue her passion in the field of medical aesthetics as a cosmetic nurse injector. Mandeep has 10 years of experience as an aesthetic nurse and has taught extensively in clinical settings for over 3 years throughout Western Canada. Mandeep’s knowledge, experience and passion for medical aesthetics make her a valuable asset to course attendees.

EDUCATOR

Sheena Rajput, BSN, RN

Sheena Rajput is a Registered Nurse from Edmonton, Alberta and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Alberta. With a passion for aesthetics and safety, she pursued a career in cosmetic injections and has spent countless hours perfecting injection techniques. She has attended many international injection trainings and conferences held by industry leaders and uses what she has learned to translate safe, beautiful, and natural results for patients. Over the past two years, Sheena has been training medical doctors, nurse practitioners and nurses on cosmetic injectables. Sheena is also the lead trainer in Alberta for Clarion technologies.

Brynn Fitzgerald

EDUCATOR

Brynn Fitzgerald, RN

Brynn is a Registered Nurse who was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She completed her undergraduate degree in Nursing at the University of Calgary. Her experience as a registered nurse began in preventative health where she has worked with diverse populations including vulnerable, professional athletes, youth and seniors. She realized not only did she love making a difference in people’s lives, but that she has a creative side and meticulous eye for beauty and aesthetics. Pursuing her career into the medical aesthetics world, Brynn has taken extensive training for cosmetic injectables through The Botox Course and The Filler Course with Dr. Andrew Dargie, Canada’s gold standard for cosmetic injectables. Upon completion of the courses, she enriched and enhanced her skills through the Canadian Fellowship of Cosmetic Injectables program. She has attended many injection trainings held by industry leaders and uses what she has learned to translate safe, beautiful, and natural results for patients.  

COURSE COORDINATOR

Courtney Sidor

Courtney Sidor is our course coordinator and will be your first line of contact for the botox course. She has over 7 years of clinical experience in the medical aesthetic industry, performing many different clinical roles. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and a passion for education. Her excitement and love for the aesthetic industry is apparent in every interaction you have with her. Courtney lives in Kelowna and loves being active and outdoors in her free time.