Founder & CEO
Dangene Enterprise is a successful entrepreneur and innovator who has transformed the skin industry. Founder and inventor of the dangene Institute, a seamlessly integrated comprehensive approach to total skin transformation, Dangene’s mission is to erase the physical manifestations of aging, environmental damage, and chronic conditions while jumpstarting the skin’s natural ability to repair itself. She curates and develops protocols for all kinds of chronic skin conditions, including acne.
Dangene realized her passion for transformation and re-imagination at a young age. Having suffered from severe acne, she spent decades of intense research inventing the future of skincare. Dangene created a profound way to treat aging and chronically stressed skin conditions through a custom-designed, multi-layered, architectural protocol that delivers profound results. Combining the latest science and medical-grade, anti-aging technologies -including lasers, LED, and Hyperbaric Oxygen, – with technical artistry; her proprietary methodology is a revolutionary circuit training program. At its core, The dangene Institute represents a profound paradigm shift by combining next wave technology with a totally customized head-to-toe program.
She is also co-founder of CORE:, a membership-based lifestyle company that provides curated access to individuals, experiences, properties, services, insights, culture, and entertainment. CORE: members include leaders in the fields of art, architecture, business, entertainment, fashion, media, politics, sports, science, and technology.
Dangene is from California and lives between NYC and Milano.
After graduating from New York University, Talya pursued a career as a make up artist in film and television. After six years of films, television, and celebrity makeup, she met Dangene on a flight from NYC to LA. This chance encounter completely changed the course of her life. After learning about Dangene’s craft and techniques Talya discovered a new passion, and enrolled in Esthetics school. Immediately after graduating, Dangene took her under her wing and began to teach her the secrets of skin and esthetics.
Currently, Talya is the Institute’s eyebrow specialist, performing consultations, shaping and brow lamination. Using her expertise in skin and deep knowledge of beauty products she coordinates a home care regimen that complements a client’s treatment program at the Institute.
Licensed Medical Esthetician
Anne Pettinati has been working as an esthetician and laser specialist for the Dangene Institute for over 6 years performing advanced medical skin treatments. As a laser specialist, Anne works hard to help clients reach their goal of creating the healthiest cells in their skin. She received an education in the science of skin and skin technology at Dermalogica Academy in New York City where she improved her expertise in lasers and skin modalities. She gained experience with skin and laser technologies by working alongside professionals at various medical offices, including lasik eye surgery. Anne is currently pursuing her Masters and Doctorate in Chinese Medicine at Pacific College of Health and Sciences. She believes the combination of internal healing treatments along with advanced skin application can reverse the aging process and improve overall health.
Client Specialist / Aesthetic Consultant
Angie Palumbo has been active in and passionate about skincare and wellness for over 10 years in NYC. Her ongoing passion for the industry has allowed her to learn natural aesthetics and techniques from master technicians in NYC, Philadelphia, and Oregon as well as expanding her knowledge in wellness by receiving her certificate in holistic health coaching. She loves making skincare and aesthetics more accessible and understandable to every client by one-on-one consultations and superior concierge follow up care.
Daisy joins our team with a unique and extensive background in luxury esthetics. At Dangene, this Skinovator combines her unsurpassed attention to detail and comfort with extensive esthetics expertise to offer a truly unique treatment experience that leaves you looking and feeling your best self. When Daisy is not working she loves traveling with her husband and taking long walks with her English bulldog fur baby.
Ileana Perez is our Nursing Assistant and Clinical Patient Care Coordinator. She decided to change career paths after graduating from BMCC in 2019 with an Associate of Arts Degree. Ileana is currently working towards her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree to become a Registered Nurse. She started as our intern and quickly excelled as she is dedicated to superior patient care. She was selected, hired, and trained by Dr. Tiffany and has become an asset to our practice.
Meet our newest team member, Lexi. Lexi moved to New York, from Denver, Colorado, this year with a background in medical esthetics. She loves that it is an ever growing industry, offering life changing results. She believes that confidence is key to living to a happy life and consistent skincare is one of the best tools to get there!
Leah has always had a love and passion for all things skincare and beauty. During the pandemic she created her own line of organic hair oils and face masks. She is currently in school to become a doula and will soon get her associates degree in business administration. As the newest member, Leah has learned so much more about the skincare world and has grown to love helping others feel like their best self!
May Ng moved to the United States from Malaysia. She is an attendant passionate about providing the best service. With 14 years of experience, she’s responsible for maintaining amenities stock and other maintenance services.
When she isn’t working, you’ll find May cooking and gardening.
DR. TIFFANY M. RICE
Dr. Tiffany M. Rice specializes in non-surgical aesthetic medicine with a focus on neurotoxins, dermal fillers, thread lifting, platelet rich plasma (PRP), microneedling, lasers/devices, plasma sublimation, and chemical peels. With the highest regard for a natural appearance and over a decade of experience, her skillful approach to facial aesthetics and anti-aging is to provide a safe and effective regimen to achieve a refreshed, more youthful appearance.
Dr. Tiffany M. Rice is a doctorally prepared, licensed Nurse Practitioner and is double board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is a member of the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses, the American Nurses Association, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State.
She graduated Cum Laude from Mount Carmel College of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio with a Bachelor of Science and Nursing (BSN) degree and was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She then graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hunter College in New York, New York, receiving both an Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (GNP) degree. She also graduated Summa Cum Laude and at the top of her class from the University of Massachusetts Boston, receiving both a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) degree and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree.
Paul Kempisty has been an herbalist, an acupuncturist, a specialist in Chinese medicine, and an aromatherapist based in New York City for over fifteen years. After getting his master’s in traditional Chinese medicine, he worked in several Beijing hospitals in the oncology and gynecology departments. Returning to the US, he studied herbal medicine with a Taoist priest and interned in medical oncology before opening his private clinic in SoHo. His work combines Western and Eastern medical practices to help his patients overcome health challenges using natural and nontoxic treatments.
OUSAIMA AL-MISKY, MD
Ousaima Al-Misky, MD is a vein specialist who has exclusively focused her NYC practice on aesthetic medicine for the last 19 years. She is an expert in laser vein surgery and sclerotherapy, having trained in the treatment of venous disease from 2001-2013 with Luis Navarro, MD, the developer of the endovenous laser surgery technique. Dr Al-Misky prides herself on achieving excellent and long lasting cosmetic results in eradicating spider and varicose veins in patients’ legs. She also gets outstanding results in treating patients’ unsightly veins in their hands and faces.
Dr Al-Misky has herself suffered from spider and varicose veins, and seen the benefit from vein treatment. “I understand how these abnormal veins can make you feel self-conscious.
I enjoy eradicating them and making my patients’ legs look and feel healthy again.”
In addition to being board certified, Dr Al-Misky became a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic in 2009 and is now one of less than a thousand medical doctors with this distinction. She is specially certified in the ultrasound of veins and performs all her own venous ultrasound studies. Dr. Al-Misky is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital.