AmSpa and IALA Announce Merger
The American Med Spa Association will merge with the International Aesthetic and Laser Association to add more than 250 members to its more than 1,200 existing members.
Nicole Strothman founded the IALA in 2008 to bring together various industry stakeholders to focus on legal changes affecting medspas. At the time, many states and business owners were struggling with who could use certain medical devices, what level of physician supervision was necessary, and what was needed to ensure the lowest incident rates.
As general counsel at Ideal Image, a retailer of medspas in North America with more than 130 locations, Strothman realized the importance of focusing on laws that protected both patients and medspa owners and formed IALA as a trade association to help address these issues. IALA successfully worked hand-in-hand with various interest groups, including national aesthetic chains, single operators, and healthcare professionals to pave the way for patient safety focused laws in multiple...
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