MSN, MBA, CANS
Meet the “M” to our JEM- Melissa Judeh MSN, MBA, CANS has been a Registered Nurse (RN) for 20 years. Starting her career in the PICU, she simultaneously earned 2 master’s degrees in Business Administration & Healthcare Administration, with a focus in safety & quality outcomes.
Shortly after, Melissa secured an executive role as the Director of Patient Safety at a Children’s Hospital in Chicago. It was also during this time that she discovered her love and aptitude for aesthetics. For the next 9 years, Melissa intensely studied & perfected her skills under well-known plastic surgeons and dermatologists. As one of a small percentage of Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialists in the United States, Melissa has evolved into a Master Injector and prides herself on practicing safely. She has been described by many as a true artist & perfectionist and is grateful to be a leader in an industry that equally embraces science, wellness and beauty. Melissa focuses on assuring that every procedure is performed safely, and results in exceptional & reliable outcomes.
Melissa’s background as a nurse educator, her expertise in her own practice and her patient and matter-of-fact demeanor, allows her to effectively convey key learning principles in an informative, fun and interactive manner. Melissa frequently attends continuing education programs to learn from both national & international experts to assure she is teaching the most innovative and safest techniques.
Recognized as a rising educator in the aesthetic industry, Melissa is currently engaged by leading companies such as Galderma, the Cellular Medicine Association, National Laser Institute, and Louise Walsh International to train other healthcare providers in her field.
Melissa is a self-described, life-long learner and is grateful for her own teachers who encouraged her to follow her passion. As an educator, she is grateful to be able to pay it forward and help others realize their own dreams.
RN, CANS, CPSN
Jeanine Graham, CANS, CPSN has been in the medical spa industry for 13 years. In 2006, she opened & managed the successful Envy Medspa in Homer Glen, IL. It was there she perfected her injecting skills & mastered the different facets of the medical spa business. In 2009, she decided to forego the business portion of her spa temporarily to focus on her family of four young boys. She continued to perform aesthetic treatments and also manage other area Medspas from 2009 – 2018. In January 2018, Jeanine began a new chapter in her career by partnering with Melissa Judeh, MSN, MBA, CANS & Dr. David Dreyfuss to create JEM Medspa. Here she brings forth the culmination of 13 years of experience & expertise and demonstrates why she has been so successful in the medical aesthetic field. Jeanine is a straight talker, sets realistic expectations, and values the trusting relationships she has created over the years.
During her career she has become one of the most sought after aesthetic nurses in the Chicagoland area performing thousands of safe and artistic aesthetic procedures. She enjoys using a full array of state-of-the-art products—including neuromodulators, hyaluronic acid fillers, collagen producing products, platelet-rich plasma, laser treatments and plasma pen to achieve the best and most natural-looking results.
Jeanine’s passion for the aesthetic field is evident by her constant pursuit of her own education. She frequently attends national programs, conventions and trainings to ensure she provides the most current aesthetic treatments and so that she is able to maintain excellence in terms of the newest, safest and most advanced techniques in her trainings.
Jeanine is a national trainer for Allergan, National Laser Institute and Plasma Pen USA. She also trains new and advanced injectors at JEM Education, a training center she helped create. She finds training and sharing her knowledge with both novice and advanced injectors one of the most satisfying aspects of her career thus far.
With all that she has accomplished thus far in her career, Jeanine feels her biggest accomplishment in life is the upbringing of her four boys with her husband. She also loves spending time with friends, traveling, opening herself to new experiences and learning from others.