Meet the Team

When it comes to getting the ideal benefits, it’s important to feel comfortable talking with your provider.

At Splendore Medical Spa, we understand that, and we’re committed to making sure you are relaxed and confident every step of the way. We have high standards and so should you! We have designed our space to be a welcoming safe space for all of our visitors.

Elizabeth Ackerson

Owner, Nurse Practitioner

Elizabeth Ackerson, ARNP, is the founder and medical director of Splendoré Medical Spa. Her professional experience is extensive, spanning 13 years in nursing and 7 years as a nurse practitioner in both emergency medicine and urgent care before transitioning to aesthetics.

Elizabeth is a national trainer for Revenasse Versa educating other medical providers on safety and technique and speaker for conferences such as the American Medical Spa Association’s Medical Spa Show.

Ackerson and her husband James are proud Cedar Valley natives and supporters of local organizations and businesses. Her favorite services are Sculptra, lip filler, and laser and her favorite product is SkinBetter Science smart tone tinted sunscreen and AlphaRet peel pads.

Ally Kuhlmann

RN, BSN, Nurse Injector

My name is Ally Kuhlmann and I’m from Readlyn, IA. I graduated from Wapsie Valley High School in 2011 and then went on to Hawkeye and Allen College graduating with my BSN in 2015. I’m newly married and my husband and I love going to the river, golfing, and spending time with our family and friends.

I’ve been working as a labor and delivery and NICU nurse, but am SO excited for this next opportunity at Splendore! When I think of what my dream job would be it 100% would be anything related to skin care and aesthetics. I am so grateful to be here and can’t wait to get started. 🙂

Abbey Hermansen, RN

RN, Nurse Injector

Abbey Hermansen, RN, received her nursing degree in 2017 from Hawkeye Community College. Abbey has helped bring hundreds of babies safely into the world with her 7 years of experience in Labor and Delivery.

Hermansen began her aesthetics career 1.5 years ago and has been at Splendoré helping people feel their best since. Her favorite skin care product is Oxygen Infusion Wash and her favorite service is Dysport.

Kate Wood

Medical Aesthetician

Kate Wood, Medical Aesthetician, has always been passionate about helping people feel comfortable in the skin they are in.

Wood attended the Salon Professional Academy in Ames, Iowa completing the esthetics program in 2008. Kate has 15 years of experience in esthetics with years of advanced education in chemical peels, HydraFacial, acne, medical grade skin care and sugar hair removal.

She believes skin care doesn’t have to be difficult, simple is key. Kate’s favorite product is Alto Advanced and her favorite service is HydraFacial. 

Jasmine Pham

Clinical Assistant

Jasmine Pham, Cedar Falls, IA. Graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelors in Health and Human Physiology in 2022 and Allen College of Nursing in 2023 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing.

She believes aesthetics can instill self-confidence and enhance natural beauty in all.  Her favorite service is a hydrafacial with dermaplane. Her favorite product is ZO hydrating cleanser.

Alex Fish

Clinical Assistant

Alexandra Fish, from Anamosa, IA. graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and is set to graduate with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Allen College in 2024.

She believes that aesthetics is an intricate art in the nursing field that takes true passion, commitment and dedication and wants to pursue this field in the upcoming future. Her favorite service is the 8-point-lift and her favorite product is SkinBetter Trio moisturizer.