Dr. Sarah Kennea is the founder of Whistler Medical Aesthetics in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Discover the fascinating medical journey that guided her to the world of medical aesthetics and her motivation to help people feel healthier plus look and feel beautiful both on the inside and out. Listen to Dr. Sarah, Blair and Theresa discuss how success is all about excellence in the professional field as well as finding balance in life. There is more to medical aesthetics than you think and it can even positively impact your mental health (just ask Blair).
About our Guest:
Dr. Sarah Kennea studied at Glasgow University, graduating in 2001 with a Medical Degree and a simultaneous BSc Degree in Immunology, as well as completing an Undergraduate Course at Yale University, Connecticut.
Prior to establishing her own practice in the Channel Islands, Dr. Kennea was commissioned as a an officer in the Royal Army Medical Corps by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She served at a field hospital in Iraq during the conflict in 2003 winning the Iraq service medal. She is a published Member of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine, and returned to Glasgow University to achieve a Diploma in Forensic Medical Science from the Society of Apothecaries in London, as well as a diploma in and Medical Jurisprudence.
In 2013 Dr. Kennea made Whistler her family home where she still lives with her husband Paul, two children and three dogs! Alongside her husband, Sarah founded Whistler Medical Aesthetics. Her vision for how medical aesthetics should look.
Dr. Kennea strongly believes the ‘Hollywood’ glamorous image of aesthetics is misplaced and strives to destigmatize this imagery.
Dr. Kennea has been internationally recognized for her expertise in Aesthetic Injectables. She is one of only seven physicians in Canada to be selected to form the Canadian Faculty, and become a mentee of Dr. Mauricio De Maio. Dr. De Maio is a world renowned plastic surgeon, who is the founder and creator of the MD Codes. The MD Codes is the modern template designed to enable a modern approach to facial aesthetics.
Dr. Kennea’s work has brought her film actors, whose careers depend on natural results which do not affect full mobility. Her work on an actor’s face is guided by a study of their face in action on the screen. Patients appreciate her precise eye for detail coupled with subtle, natural outcomes that enhance their natural features.
Blair Kaplan Venables is an expert in social media marketing and the president of Blair Kaplan Communications, a British Columbia-based PR agency. As a pioneer in the industry, she brings more than a decade of experience to her clients, which include global wellness, entertainment and lifestyle brands. Blair has helped her customers grow their followers into the tens of thousands in just one month, win integrative marketing awards and more. She has spoken on national stages and her expertise has been featured in media outlets including Forbes, CBC Radio, CEOWORLD Magazine, She Owns It and Thrive Global. Blair is also the #1 best selling author of Pulsing Through My Veins: Raw and Real Stories from an Entrepreneur. When she’s not working on the board for her local chamber of commerce, you can find Blair growing the “I Am Resilient Project,” an online community where users share their stories of overcoming life’s most difficult moments.
Theresa Lambert is a High-Performance Lifestyle and Success Coach, Speaker and Bestselling Author of “Achieve with Grace: A guide to elegance and effectiveness in intense workplaces. She founded her coaching and consulting firm, Theresa Lambert Coaching & Consulting Inc., to help ambitious women succeed with more elegance and less struggle so they can lead with focus and nourish themselves to the top. Drawing from her nearly 20 years of experience in the hospitality Industry and most recently her 6 year tenure as the General Manager of Nita Lake Lodge she brings both a real world view and proven applicable tools to support her clients. Theresa has been recognized as a business leader in Whistler’s Profiles of Excellence, featured in Thrive Global, Authority Magazine, Hotelier Magazine and Beyourown, and spoken at Women in Hospitality Leadership events, including Empower Her. Originally from Stuttgart, Germany, Theresa now lives in Whistler, BC where you can most often find her on the golf course in the summer months or relaxing by a fireplace in winter.
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