Juliena grew up in Pensacola, Florida. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Elon University, where she also received an athletic scholarship to play Division I volleyball and achieved Academic All Southern Conference honors. After college, Juliena received her Master of Health Science degree from the Physician Assistant Program at the University of South Alabama.
After completing multiple rotations in general medicine and surgery, Juliena realized she had a passion for the field of Dermatology. With over ten years of experience as a dermatology physician assistant, she has found a special interest in helping patients achieve their personal goals aesthetically with a focus on facial rejuvenation procedures and injectable fillers. She is interested in the latest cosmetic developments and is continually researching, reading, and attending seminars to stay on the cutting edge. She became recognized as a Master Injector and is also an Injector Trainer for Allergan Medical Institute.
Juliena is licensed by the Georgia Composite Board of Medical Examiners and maintains certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and the Georgia Dermatology Physician Assistants organization.
Juliena enjoys staying active in the community, playing tennis, pilates, and traveling the world. She enjoys spending time with her family in Pensacola and Italy.