Active, Experienced, Involved Faculty Members
Our faculty consists of trained professionals who encourage, guide, inspire, who take the utmost care in sharing their clinical knowledge. The faculty accessibility offers our students personal attention. Our experienced faculty members are dedicated through the balance of science, art and technology. At HVSAASC, our skin care practitioners have invaluable clinical experiences and advance training to promote healthy skin.
Faculty Directory and Credentials
Maria T. Ferguson, Instructor
President / Executive Director
Maria T. Ferguson is a Licensed New York State Teacher and has worked as a Medical Aesthetician for Mario Loomis, MD, Stefan G. Chevalier, DO, and Dr. Thomas A. Haggerty, MS, MD, FACS, all Board Certified Plastic Surgeons. Ms. Ferguson is licensed in Aesthetics and Cosmetology in the State of New York. She has been invited and continues membership in exclusive national organizations and has produced numerous instructional videos. Maria T. Ferguson has published acclaimed works in textbooks and has been interviewed by various media.
Friederike Gallagher, Instructor
Friederike Gallagher is a Licensed New York State Teacher; Austria Cosmetologist, and a Licensed New York State Cosmetologist. Friederike graduated from the International School in 1987 and was an International School Instructor from 1987 through 1989. She worked as an Aesthetician for Biologue Research USA from 1993 until 1995. She teaches at HVSAASC since 1995.