Meet Our Staff
Meet our skilled and experienced staff, including cosmetic dermatology and cosmetic surgery clinicians and nurses in our Vancouver, BC cosmetic clinics.
Cosmetic Clinic Staff
Sherisse Santos Nichol - RN, BSN
Sherisse spent some of her early years in Long Island, New York before moving to beautiful BC. She completed her nursing degree from the University of Victoria in 2002. After nursing school, her area of focus became surgery, and she worked on several wards throughout St. Paul’s Hospital. She joined Dr. Carruthers’ team in 2006 to pursue her passion for the Cosmetic industry. She is now studying to receive her Masters of Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner. Sherisse’s interests include traveling, working out, and fashion!
Marianna Fotiou - RN, BSN
Marianna graduated from Kwantlen University College in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She started her career on an acute surgical floor and after 3 years she decided to pursue a career in the cosmetic industry. She joined the Carruthers’ team in July of 2008. Marianna enjoys traveling, eating great food and spending time with loved ones!
Cat - RN
Cat has been nursing since 1994. She started at Richmond General Hospital working on the acute medical/surgical floors then moved to Vancouver General Hospital where she floated between the Gynecology & Urology surgical floors and the InVitro Fertilization procedure room. Cat joined Dr. Alastair Carruthers at the Skin Care Center in January 1999 and helped launch his cosmetic practice in December 1999. Living in Vancouver, Cat enjoys working out,shopping and traveling.
Rosy - RN
Born and raised in Vancouver, Rosy graduated as a Registered Nurse from Douglas College in 1998. With a specialty in Critical Care, she worked in the Acute Spinal Cord Injury Unit, the Intensive Care Unit, and the Post Anesthetic Recovery Room at Vancouver General Hospital. Rosy joined the Carruthers in March ’07. Living on the North Shore, she enjoys the beautiful outdoors, as well as painting, drawing, and cooking!
Janet - RN
Janet is a Torontonian by birth but has also lived in Texas and Michigan. She moved to Richmond, BC with her family in 1988. Janet worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital while completing her Nursing Diploma at Douglas College. After graduating in 1999 she began a full-time position in Neurosurgery at Royal Columbian Hospital. In 2002, she joined the Carruthers’ Team and has since enjoyed the great friendships that have formed. She currently lives in Vancouver and enjoys traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Chrissy - BA, Patient Care Coordinator
Chrissy started working with Dr. Alastair Carruthers in March 2005 after finishing her Bachelor of Arts Degree at UCFV. While completing her degree she worked in Co-operative Education at Douglas College and conducted research with the RCMP. Chrissy continues to develop her education while contributing her skills to the Carruthers team.
Monika - Patient Care Coordinator
Profile coming soon.
Shu-min Peng - Clinical Research Project Manager
After graduating from medical school, Shumin became a neurologist and worked in the Neurosurgical Center of Beijing. In 1988, Shumin moved to Dublin, Ireland to pursue a career in research, where she worked at the Neuroscience Institute of Dublin and Beaumont Hospital. After living on two different continents, Shumin continued her journey to Vancouver, where she worked at B.C. Children’s Hospital with the pediatric neurology team and the University of British Columbia. In 2000, Shumin joined the Carruthers’ Research Team. In her spare time, Shumin enjoys reading, traveling, yoga and shopping with her daughter.
Jude Poirier - Clinical Research Project Manager
Jude’s background is in nursing, and she completed her training at the University of Victoria, the University of British Columbia and at Vancouver General Hospital. Jude has worked in Research since 1997 and prior to coming to Carruthers Clinical Research she was involved in clinical trials in ICU, emergency, cardiac, anaesthesia, haematology and oncology. Jude has been part of the Research Team with the Carruthers organization since 2001 and believes that she has the best job ever! When not at work Jude can be found pursuing her addiction to theatre and performance art.