National Society for Medical Aesthetic Practitioners Board Members

Dr. Debra Shelby, PhD, DNP

Dr. Paul Rose, MD

Marisa McGeorge, APRN



Darrel Arthurs, DNP, FNP-BC, DCNP

​Board Director

 Dr. Arthurs has fourteen years experience in the field of dermatology. While serving in the United States Navy he received his graduate degree from the University of Rhode Island and was then transferred to California where his interest in dermatology began. In 2003 he developed and managed a very successful teledermatology program working closely with the chair of dermatology at Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego. After retiring from the Navy he worked in a University setting and then moved to private practice. Currently Dr. Arthurs is developing a review course for dermatology NP’s and PA’s while preparing to partner in his own practice. He frequently mentors NP students and performs CME lectures for Nurse Practitioners and Clinical Nurse specialists in the local area. ragraph here.

Allison M. Lowie  DNP, FNP-BC, FACDNP

Director

Dr. Lowie is a Fellow of the American College of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (FACDNP).


Allison graduated from the University of Florida with a master’s degree in nursing and became a family nurse practitioner in 2008. Her past experience includes internal medicine and cosmetic dermatology. She is also interested in increasing access to health care and has participated in multiple medical mission trips.
Allison is recent graduate from the University of South Florida’s Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Dermatology Residency Program. In addition to being the treasurer, she serves as a chair of the NADNP Membership Committee, so please contact her through our web site for any membership inquiries. In 2016, Dr. Lowie became a Fellow of the American College of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (FACDNP).
In September of 2012, Dr. Shelby was asked by the Prime Ministry of Health in Singapore to visit dermatology nurses at the National Skin Centre to lecture on advanced practice and education in dermatology. She has made a priority goal of NADNP to connect with our international colleagues and serve as a resource and mentor. In 2015, Dr. Shelby became one of the first Fellow of the American College of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (FACDNP) along with the other founding founders of NADNP.

Kevin Harrington, ARNP

 

​​Kevin Harrington is a licensed practitioner and pioneer in aesthetic injectables with over 15 years of experience. As CEO and founder of Face-Time Aesthetics  and co-founder of Allele Medical, he is a highly sought-after, innovative leader that has been published in numerous reputable scientific journals over the past decade.


An elite trainer for Allergan, Galderma, Aesthetic Advancements Incorporated and his own training company Allele Medical Training Institute. Kevin travels the country educating medical professionals from beginning to master-level on the proper use of fillers and neuro-modulators including Botox®, Dysport® and Xeomin®. Allergan recently handpicked him among a very select few to represent Kybella®. In
After almost a decade representing Allergan (creators of Botox, Juvederm® and Latisse®), Kevin joined one of the top 2 injectable practices in the United States before fulfilling his dream and founding his own practice, Face-Time Aesthetics. Staying true to his educational roots, Kevin later joined Ideal Esthetic Educators as President and CEO so he could continue training clinician’s injection techniques around the globe.
 Realizing a market need to best educate and promote research in the medical aesthetics community, Kevin co-founded the National Academy for Medical Aesthetics: the first organization primarily focused on education and research for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and registered nurses. Additionally he co-founded a non-profit organization that benefits acne suffers around the nation: Allele Medical Acne Foundation.


Kevin is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and holds a Bachelors Degree in Business from Ithaca College, an advanced degree in Secondary Education from Rowan University and most recently graduated with honors from the University of South Florida with a Masters in Nursing specializing in family medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Our Mission
The National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners ® (NADNP) is a professional advance practice nursing organization dedicated to setting the standards in dermatology practice, education, research and professional development. It is our mission to serve as a resource and to support all NPs with an interest in dermatology.

We are a collaboration of all disciplines, physicians, NPs and PAs.

Raymond Shulstad, DNP, ARNP-C, BC, DCNP, FACNP

Vice President/Founding Member

Dr. Shulstad is a Fellow of the American College of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (FACDNP).


Raymond Shulstad has lived in Tampa since 1994. He joined the Center for Dermatology and Skin, Inc, team in 2002. He is a Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Health Science Education at the University of Florida and a Master of Science degree from the University of South Florida's College of Nursing in 2002. Currently, Raymond is involved in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Dr. Shulstad was the 2nd graduate of the USF DNP Dermatology Residency Program and is an instructor for MSN students and DNP Dermatology Residents. In 2015, Dr. Shulstad became one of the first Fellow of the American College of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (FACDNP) along with the other founding founders of NADNP. 
Dr. Shelby served as the Affiliate Director of the DNP Dermatology Program at USF from 2007-2015. She is a guest speaker on dermatology related issues and is a dermatology clinical preceptor for doctoral and masters nurse practitioner students. Throughout her career she has presented nationally, developed nursing educational programs and conferences, published and continues her interest in research.
In September of 2012, Dr. Shelby was asked by the Prime Ministry of Health in Singapore to visit dermatology nurses at the National Skin Centre to lecture on advanced practice and education in dermatology. She has made a priority goal of NADNP to connect with our international colleagues and serve as a resource and mentor. In 2015, Dr. Shelby became one of the first Fellow of the American College of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (FACDNP) along with the other founding founders of NADNP.

Marisa McGeorge, NP-C.A.N.S.

Director

Marisa received her Masters of Nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. She has been practicing as a family nurse practitioner for fifteen years. Her experience includes family practice, cardiology, dermatology, and emergency medicine. For the past ten years Marisa has worked in general and cosmetic dermatology. As the founder of The Skin Studio at Garrott Dermatology on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, she is experienced in injectables, microneedling, and light based therapy. Her certifications include Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist. She serves as a dermatology clinical preceptor for Physician Assistant and Masters Nurse Practitioner students . Marisa currently resides on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with her family where she practices general and cosmetic dermatology and manages the Biloxi and Ocean Springs’ Skin Studio locations.Marissa has also been selected multiple times for "100 Successful Women to Know".



NADNP/ACDNP Board Members

At National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners , we are only as strong as our staff and are proud to employ a variety of qualified individuals who bring their own diverse knowledge to the practice in order to ensure you receive the most comprehensive treatment possible. Please take a moment to read more about our individual staff members and learn how they allow our practice to continually be the absolute best at caring for your health needs.

About NADNP and ACDNP

The National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (NADNP) was created in 2011 by Dr. Shelby who organized a group of advanced practice nurse practitioners to join together to address unmet needs in the areas of nurse practitioner education, research, networking and professional support in providing dermatology care for the general population. ​

The American College of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (ACDNP) was created in 2014 as a not-for profit organization that focuses on charity and funding for needs identified in the clinical, educational, and community settings. This organization also recognizes outstanding nurse practitioners who contribute to the field of dermatology. 


NADNP Specialized Practice Societies

NADNP recognizes the multiple dimensions of dermatologic care of the patient. The National Society of Medical Aesthetic Practitioners and the National Society of Wound Care Practitioners were created in 2017 as a result of identified needs and deficits in education and certification by peers and colleagues practicing in the art of medical aesthetics and wound care. It serves as a collaboration between all disciplines and includes Physicians, NPs, PAs, Registered Nurses and Aestheticians to offer comprehensive education and training. 

Debra Shelby, PhD, DNP, FNP-BC, DCNP, FACDNP, FAANP

President and Founder

Dr. Shelby is a Fellow of the American College of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (FACDNP) and a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP).​
Dr. Shelby has been practicing dermatology since she graduated as a Family Nurse Practitioner in January 2000. In 2006, she was accepted into the DNP doctoral program at the University of South Florida (USF). As her doctoral project, she developed the nation’s first Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Dermatology Program and became the first resident ever to complete the program in 2008. In 2014, she completed her PhD with a foci in biomedical research. She successfully defended her American Cancer Society grant award winning research titled: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice of NPs Regarding Skin Cancer Assessments. She has focused her academic and clinical experiences toward the treatment of skin cancers. 
Dr. Shelby is the owner/Chief Operating Officer of New Mexico and Florida Specialty Medical Services LLC Dermatology Clinics and Balanced Rejuvenation Medical Spas. Past clinical experience includes being a Perioperative Clinical Specialist at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center where she was educated by the leaders in melanoma research and treatment and over  21 years of  general and surgical dermatology practice in an office setting. She has served as an expert consultant for the medical  and legal communities which led her to pursue a law degree which she paused to help with the critical dermatology shortage in New Mexico.
Dr. Shelby served as the Affiliate Director of the DNP Dermatology Program at USF. She is a guest speaker on dermatology related issues and is a dermatology clinical preceptor for doctoral and masters nurse practitioner students. Throughout her career she has presented nationally, developed nursing educational programs and conferences, published and continues her interest in research.
In September of 2012, Dr. Shelby was asked by the Prime Ministry of Health in Singapore to visit dermatology nurses at the National Skin Centre to lecture on advanced practice and education in dermatology. She has made a priority goal of NADNP to connect with our international colleagues and serve as a resource and mentor. Through her online educational company CoreMedSource, she supports NP and PA dermatology education and advanced practice throughout the world.

In 2015, Dr. Shelby became one of the first Fellow of the American College of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (FACDNP) along with the other founding founders of NADNP and is a Fellow with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Tina M. Mason, MSN, ARNP, AOCN®, AOCNS®

Affiliate Director Oncology

Tina has over 20 years’ experience in the field of oncology. She has worked the past 14 as an Oncology Clinical Specialist at the Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida. She earned her master’s degree from Yale University in the Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist program and a post-master’s certificate as an Oncology Nurse Practitioner from the University of South Florida, Tampa.
In 2009 Tina was one recipient of the FNA Great 100 Nurses Awards. Tina is a member of the Oncology Nurses Society, Florida Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, and the National Association of Clinical Nurses Specialists serving in various capacities. She has presented nationally on a variety of oncology-related topics and has 11 years’ experience in regional conference planning for the Moffitt Cancer Center: Current Perspectives in Oncology Nursing. Tina’s interest also includes evidence-based nursing practice, hematology, and surgical oncology.