Joyce Cox , MBA, MSN, CNP

About Joyce Cox , MBA, MSN, CNP

Joyce Cox, MBA, MSN, CNP, is a certified nurse practitioner (CNP) at Bonsai Beauty, LLC, in Carroll, Ohio. Joyce has practiced as a CNP since 1998.

After graduating from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, with her MSN and post-master’s as a nurse practitioner, she pursued her MBA. She is certified as a nurse practitioner in oncology nursing and as an operating room nurse. She also completed training in Botox® and facial fillers in December 2020 through Medesthetics, Inc. and Aesthetic Medical.

Joyce currently serves as a board member of the Mid-Ohio District Nurses Association. She is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Lancaster, Charity Newsies, Ohio Nurses Association (ONA), American Nurses Association (ANA), and Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses.

She previously served as president of the Cameo League, Lancaster Festival Board of Directors, and national president of the Competency and Credentialing Institute Board of Directors. She has served as a delegate to ONA, ANA, and Association of PeriOperative Nurses (AORN) conventions.

Joyce is a two-time award winner of the Mid-Ohio District Nurses Association “Expert in Nursing Care” award. She received ONA’s “Excellence in Political Action” award and AORN's “Outstanding Achievement in Public Policy Advocacy” award. In addition, she received the “Volunteerism” award from the Fairfield County branch of the American Cancer Society.
Sama Barlow RN
About Sama Barlow, RN

Sama was an LPN for 10 years before returning to Hocking College to complete her Associate Degree in Nursing. She became a Registered Nurse in 2009. After working a short time in an extended care facility, she began a ten-year career in home health care. When she became a Registered Nurse, she worked briefly in a wound clinic before finding her place at Willow Wellness Center.

Sama has been with Willow Wellness Center for ten years. In 2012 she completed training to become a Certified Heavy Metal Toxicology Infusionist through the International College of Integrative Medicine (ICIM) and in 2016 she received her certificate in Nutritional IV therapy through ICIM. She has also taken several classes in OSHA and HIPAA training and assists with these tasks for both Willow Wellness Center and Bonsai Beauty.

Sama has been a part of Bonsai Beauty since it opened in March 2021. She is involved in all aspects of patient care, ordering necessary supplies and office equipment, and making sure things run as smoothly as possible. She assists Joyce Cox, CNP in minor office procedures such as excisions, Botox, and dermal fillers. Sama lives in Lancaster with her husband and two daughters.