Our Nurses and Estheticians
Meet the Team at South Coast Dermatology & Cosmetic Center in Weymouth, MA
Donna Gensheimer received her bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Pittsburgh and continued on to receive her master of science degree as a family nurse practitioner, graduated with honors, and is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prior to dermatology, she practiced family medicine for 12 years. Her professional affiliations include the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Dermatology Nurses' Association, and Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners.
Karen Borden received her bachelor of science in nursing degree from Towson State University in Towson, Maryland. She went on to receive a master of science in nursing degree from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. She is board certified as an adult nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prior to dermatology, her clinical experience had been in oncology, working in MGH Cancer Center. Professional affiliations include the Massachusetts Coalition for Nurse Practitioners, the Oncology Nursing Society, and the Dermatology Nursing Association.
Alicia Van Cott received her master of science in nursing from Simmons College in 2011 and completed a Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Training Program at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2012. Prior to that, she worked in the Dermatology Department at Massachusetts General Hospital as a registered nurse and in clinical trials researching the safety and efficacy of new drugs for more than 12 years. She has conducted research and authored several articles and a book chapter in the field of dermatology. Her work has been published in journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is an active member of the Dermatology Nursing Association, the New England Dermatology Society, and the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners. She is a dermatology board-certified nurse and is board certified as an adult nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Jessica Grabowski is a graduate of Rutgers University where she earned her bachelor of science degree in sports medicine. She obtained her master of science degree in biology while concurrently teaching neuroanatomy to undergraduate students at Rutgers University. She entered the Rutgers Univeristy Physician Assistant Program and became a certified P.A., graduating with a master of science degree. Her years of medical practice have been focused entirely in dermatology. Jessica's professional affiliations include the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants Inc and American Academy of Physicians Assistants.
Christine Bitetti earned her B.A. in Neuroscience from Bowdoin College. Following her undergraduate studies, she worked in clinical research at Ophthalmic Research Associates and at Harvard Clinical Research Institute in Massachusetts. She went on to receive a Master of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant studies from Nova Southeastern University where she graduated with highest honors. Christine is licensed in Massachusetts and is nationally certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Her professional affiliations include The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA).
Jill Abbett, L.M.E.
Jill Abbett is a Licensed Medical Esthetician here at SCD and loves helping patients look and feel their best! Jill is a graduate of Ailano School of Esthetics in 2004 and National Laser Institute in 2010. Jill has over 15 years’ experience in the aesthetics industry and is also a fitness instructor. She loves spending time with her husband and family in Plymouth and Truro each summer.
Nikki Scichilone, L.M.E.
Nikki Scichilone is a Licensed Medical Esthetician and an integral part of the SCD team. Nikki is a graduate of Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and has over 20 years' experience as an esthetician. In her work as a licensed medical esthetician at South Coast Dermatology as well as her other love of makeup artistry, she is truly skilled at making skin healthy and beautiful. In her spare time Nikki loves spending time with her husband and two children.
Hailey Tobin, L.M.E
Licensed Medical Esthetician