Dr. Ashley Clerk, ACNP/PhD
BARDÖT beauty was founded by medical director Ashley Clerk ACNP and Entrepreneur. After receiving her undergraduate degrees at University of Manitoba and Lakehead University. Ashley went on to complete her graduate and post graduate work at the University of Calgary with a NP residency in Critical Care Medicine. She continued to practice as a clinician, researcher and educator within the Intensive Care unit for almost 20 years.
Even as a young girl she was always intrigued by the arts. Studying to be a classical ballet dancer with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, traveling the world with print modelling and photography, and taking every opportunity to enjoy dance and the theatre; She has always had an eye for creating or finding beauty amongst the chaos or complex, a passion which is evident in the work she does.
Nurse Injector / Medical Aesthetician and Advanced Skin Specialist
Megan Starke is an experienced skin specialist, nurse, kinesiology major, and fitness enthusiast. Driven by natural, healthy, and balanced results; Megan takes pride in providing personable and compassionate patient care. After completing her training at the Institute of Skin Science in 2008, Megan has been working in the medical aesthetic field and continues to accomplish advanced specialty courses to enhance her practice. She prides herself in being an acne specialist, successfully treating all grades of acne with varying and successful tactics. After 10 years of mastering the aesthetics industry, Megan continued to enhance her career through her pursuit and passion for nursing, becoming a nurse injector under the valued mentorship of Medical Director, Dr. Ashley Clerk.
When Megan isn't at the clinic, she is chasing around 3 children and a husband on her acreage. She is certified personal trainer and enjoys teaching and promoting active living.
Meg believes in creating long lasting patient relationships and healthy self-investments that produces positive outcomes in all aspects of one's life through a minimalistic natural approach.
Medical Aesthetician/Patient Navigator
Nadia graduated from the University of Calgary in 2015 with a BA in International Development and continued her education in Human Resource Management.
She began her career with the United Nations’ UNICEF division followed by management in telecommunications, before pursuing her long-time passion in skin treatments and improvements. She then completed her education in medical aesthetics and a variety of advanced skin treatment trainings with the objective of making a positive impact on people’s confidence and self-image.
At BARDÖT Beauty, Nadia ensures patients are properly prepared for their procedure/treatment and provides advice on methods of improvement regarding skin concerns. She also assists in procedures alongside Medical Director, Dr. Ashley Clerk, combining Dr. Clerk’s medical expertise with her medical aesthetic approach for well-rounded results.
Nadia has leveraged her love for travelling and diverse background to identify other cultural concepts of beauty, which she believes, will continue to positively influence her medical aesthetics approach.
Hayne graduated from Mount Royal University in 2016 with a bachelors degree in nursing. She began her career at Foothills Hospital in surgical inpatient units including orthopaedics, oral & maxillofacial and thoracic’s before finding her true love as an aesthetic injector. Hayne has always had a love for arts, growing as a painter. Her love of arts and science is the perfect combination for enhancing beauty through injectables and creating facial harmony.