Jennifer has been working as a nurse and surgical assistant in the varied field of plastic and cosmetic surgery since 1981. Her adventures began as a private scrub and office nurse for Dr. Jonathan Jacobs, a talented reconstructive and cosmetic surgeon, in a very large and busy academic practice in Norfolk. From there, her career led her into the very rewarding world of working for a nonprofit organization as a clinical coordinator for surgical missions in Third World countries. Missing the operating room, I returned to the classroom where I earned my certification as a Surgical
Missing the operating room, she returned to the classroom where she earned her certification as a Surgical Assistant from Eastern Virginia Medical School. Again, in a thriving cosmetic practice, she functioned as a nurse and surgical assistant all the while watching aesthetic skin care unfold and grow in leaps and bounds.
Finally, her professional GPS led her to Restoration Med Spa – Norfolk with Associates in Plastic Surgery, where she is in the company of three talented mentors, Dr. Jonathan Jacobs, Dr. John Alspaugh, and Dr. Michael Denk. Ironically, she began her career with Dr. Jonathan Jacobs and Joyce Black, R.N., CPSN in 1981 and is thrilled to be again working with them and the wonderful staff at Restoration Med Spa Norfolk with Associates in Plastic Surgery.