Laurie Grizzard is a Registered Nurse Injector for Dallas Medical Skin Solutions, and specializes in various fillers and injections to reveal youthful and rejuvenated appearances in each of her patients. She considers the artistry of transforming facial tissue through fillers her passion, and enjoys improving her patients’ lives.
Laurie received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at El Paso, and began her medical career in the Cardiac ICU before deciding to focus on pursuing her passion for aesthetic medicine. A graduate of Rocky Mountain Laser College (Denver, CO), she completed preceptorships under key opinion industry leaders, both nationally and internationally. Laurie is experienced in diverse aspects of laser cosmetics, ranging from positions in sales, to clinical, educational, and consulting roles for corporations, including Allergan and Mentor, Inc. Additionally, she has owned and operated her own laser and skincare clinics.
Since joining DMSS in 2010, Laurie accredits a large portion of her career development to her team of nurse injectors, who encourage and strengthen each other to broaden the scope of the practice and better serve their patients. Laurie is devoted to her craft, and is currently enrolled in graduate school for a Family Nurse Practitioner Degree at Texas Women’s University to further enhance her skill set at DMSS. She is an Advanced Injector Trainer for Allergan, and a Fellow member of national cosmetic organizations, including the Society of Plastic Surgery Skincare Specialists (SPSSCS) and American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS).
Laurie was the recipient of the 2012 ASLMS Best Clinical Nursing/Allied Health Award for a case series study on the benefits of Non-Contact Ultrasound Post Ablative Laser, and has held several leadership positions, including Co-Director for the 2013 ASLMS Allied Health meeting, and the 2013 ASLMS Nominating Committee. She also received the 2013 ASLMS Excellence in Nursing and Allied Health Award.
Laurie continues to expand her medical interests as she serves the community as a volunteer and fundraiser for the Leap Global Missions Foundation. Laurie firmly believes in the anti-aging power of practicing a healthy lifestyle and follows a personalized Paleo diet, incorporating the Bulletproof lifestyle plan. She exercises regularly and includes Bikram Yoga, Orange Theory, and Flywheel Spin classes in her workout routine. During the weekends, she enjoys spending time with her brothers and sisters at baseball games, pool parties, and church. Laurie's best piece of personal advice is that aging does not have to look or feel bad, and simple lifestyle adjustments can go a long way.