About Yvonne Faucher
Yvonne Faucher comes to us with an undergraduate degree in nursing from the University of Arizona and a master's of science degree from University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), specializing in oncology. Her nursing career spans over 25 years and encompasses a wide range of experiences. Yvonne grew up in Winslow, AZ and started her nursing career when she joined the United States Navy after college. She had a passion for working with cancer patients, which inspired her to pursue her graduate degree. She took care of AIDS patients in the early 90’s as a hospice nurse in San Francisco and was the oncology clinical nurse specialist for oncology patients at the Palo Alto VA. She has also been an educator at Schering Plough Pharmaceuticals, helping oncology and hepatitis C patients learn about their disease, treatment options, and ways to manage side effect. Yvonne decided to make a career change in 2005 to cosmetic dermatology nursing and is also a personal trainer. She finds great joy in her work and feels her career has come full circle.