Meet The Staff
JoAnn Hawkinson – Practice Administrator
Dundee Dermatology welcomed JoAnn as Practice Administrator in 2006. As Administrator, JoAnn oversees the daily operations and complexities of a medical practice. JoAnn has a strong focus on building relationships with everyone who encounters Dundee Dermatology be it patients, vendors, or other health care providers. As such we consider JoAnn our official ambassador and liaison.
JoAnn graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing in 1995 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing. JoAnn started her medical career in psychiatry working in private psychiatric hospitals, as well as, private psychiatric physician practices. JoAnn also has a very strong medical science background with extensive experience in clinical research, both in psychiatry and dermatology.
During the work day, JoAnn supports and guides her staff to deliver exceptional clinical care and outstanding customer service. On a more personal note, JoAnn has a special place in her heart for Australian Shepherd dogs and volunteers tirelessly for the Aussie Rescue. Along with exercising her Aussies, JoAnn can be found, weather permitting, indulging in the joys of gardening.
Jennifer Winters LE, LT, CDT – Director of MedicaSpa
Jennifer was welcomed as an Aesthetician and Director of MedicaSpa at Dundee Dermatology near Chicago in 2009. Passionate about skincare, Jennifer believes education is essential to clients achieving the best results. In her relaxed and professional manner, she educates her clients and guides them to their best choices for a refreshed appearance.
Jennifer graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1995 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. After graduation she was employed as a graphic designer and art director for several medical publications. This was Jennifer’s first contact with medical aesthetics. She grew intrigued by aesthetic skin care in the medical environment, and ultimately completed studies to become an Aesthetician.
Over the past decade, Jennifer has worked directly with patients as an aesthetician, laser technician, and dermatology assistant. She has received advanced certifications in numerous areas, including intense pulsed light, chemical and laser peels, microdermabrasion, skin biology, and laser hair removal in the Chicago area. Jennifer has additional training in the use of camouflage makeup and in photodynamic therapy for medical treatment of sun-damaged skin. If you have any questions on these or other areas, Jennifer will be happy to assist and share her knowledge and experience with you.
When not assisting clients and physicians, Jennifer enjoys leisure time with her husband and enjoying her two energetic children. Whenever possible she finds time for walking, reading, and Pilates.