Cassandra Beard

Dr. Cassandra Beard has joined the staff of  Dr. Oswald L. Mikell’s Dermatology Associates of the Lowcountry.

Dr. Beard earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, and her Master of Public Health degree, simultaneously, at the A. T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona.

She completed her dermatology residency at Orange Park Medical Center in Orange Park, Fla.

Dr. Beard will begin seeing patients beginning Sept. 7, where she will join Dr. Mikell, Elizabeth Liggitt, APRN, and Taylor Owens, PA-C.

Dermatology Associates has three locations in Beaufort County: 3901 Main St., Suite D on Hilton Head Island, 843-689-5259; 40 Okatie Center Blvd. South, Suite 210, 843-705-0840; and 242 Lady’s Island Drive in Beaufort, 843-525-9277.

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Joan Flynn

Joan Flynn is now associated with Valerie Wilson Travel as a travel agent.

Flynn has more than 20 years’ experience selling travel, beginning with Classic Travel for 20 years and, when they closed, with Island Travel, which was sold to Valerie Wilson.

Valerie Wilson Travel is headquartered in New York but has an office on Hilton Head Island and one in Riverwalk Business Park on Hwy. 170 in Okatie, where Flynn is based.

Flynn can book cruises, tours, or plan independent and group vacations as well as airfare, hotels and insurance. 

For more information, contact her at 843-368-2470 or