Allison Vest, MS, CCA of Medical Art Prosthetics received her Bachelor of Arts degree from New College in Sarasota, Florida in 2002. Her Master of Science degree was earned in 2004 from the University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate School of Biomedical Visualization. Ms. Vest is one of only two interns each year to receive the specialized facial prosthetics team oriented training as a medical artist / clinical anaplastologist in the Maxillofacial Prosthetics Clinic at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) Medical Center.
Her post graduate facial prosthetics training includes an internship in the Maxillofacial Prosthetics Clinic at the University of Florida Medical Center and an externship at the Morriston Hospital in Swansea, Wales.
The original Medical Art Prosthetics practice established in Dallas in 1985 by Gion continues to serve Texas and the southern United States under the leadership and vision of owner and director Allison K. Vest, MS, CCA. With Ms. Vest the long-established practice has trained several intern anaplastologists and looks to an exciting future of advances in digital technology and prosthetics patient care.
Allison is married to Bryan Vest, a native Texan and local businessman. They have their home in Plano Texas, a northern suburb of Dallas. Ms. Vest has served as secretary of the American Anaplastology Association, is credited with creating the new International Anaplastology Association’s logo and currently serves as president of the Board for Certification in Clinical Anaplastology.