A Registered Nurse of twelve years, Magnolia’s Founder and Clinical Manager, Samantha Baker, has over a decades’ experience in Aesthetic Medical procedures.
After graduating from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Nursing in 2005, Samantha completed a Graduate Program in Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at John Flynn Private Hospital on the Gold Coast.
In 2006, she decided to follow her true passion and commenced training in cosmetic injectable treatments. Throughout the course of the next five years, Samantha trained and worked alongside some of the industry’s key opinion leaders, culminating in a position as Practice Manager with a leading Gold Coast Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon.
Progressing from student to teacher, in 2012 Samantha accepted a position as a Clinical Trainer with Galderma Australia, and shortly thereafter, received a Train the Trainer endorsement and commenced educating other trainers on both injectables and best-training practices. During her time with Galderma, Samantha trained abroad in Monaco, Singapore and Hong Kong, and gained further instruction from such internationally-acclaimed Plastic Surgeons as Doctors Mauricio de Maio and Steven Liew, and leading expert on botulinum toxin, Andy Pickett.
Samantha is highly experienced in the administration of anti-wrinkle and dermal filler injections.