Objective: To accurately represent the form and contours of a bone in traditional pen and ink.
Skull, Paget's Disease
11 x 14, Carbon Dust
Objective: To accurately depict a skull in the advanced stages of Paget's Disease of Bone. This disease is a bone disorder characterized by an imbalance in bone breakdown and remodeling. In extreme cases such as this one, the skeleton becomes weak and very deformed.
Blood Flow Through the Left Side of the Heart
Audience: Medical Students
Objective: To be used as a reference in an anatomical textbook or atlas.
Complex Intrument: Ethicon Endopath
Objective: To be used in advertisements or catalogs for Surgical Instrument Companies.
Total Hip Replacement
Audience: Surgical Residents
Objective: This piece describes the steps performed in a typical hip replacement surgery (posterior approach).
Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy
Audience: Surgeons or Surgical Residents
Objective: To be used as part of a surgical atlas or other publication. To teach about the procedure, including nerve-sparing techniques and use of suturing to prevent incontinence.
Audience: Medical Students and Surgical Residents
Objective: To be included in a surgical atlas, effectively explaining the steps of a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Requirements for the Development of a Hand Transplantation Program
Audience: Medical Professionals or the Public
Objective: To be used as cover art of a scientific journal or piece accompanying an article, garnering interest in the subject matter. Symbols in the background represent the steps and participants necessary to undergo a procedure.
Blood Supply to the Basal Ganglia (Nuclei)
Audience: Medical Students
Objective: To clearly depict the 3-dimensional structure and location of the basal ganglia of the human brain, and to illustrate the vasculature that supplies these structures.
Avandia: Solution to Type II Diabetes
Audience: The Public
Objective: To be used in an advertisement or as a promotional poster for a pharmaceutical company.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm- Medical Legal Panels
Audience: Jury Members
Objective: To effectively teach a jury about what an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm is, highlighting why this condition is so serious, and therefore why a physician (the defendant) would be focused on catching an aneurysm before it grew too large.
Panel 1 was designed simply to familiarize the jury with the anatomy and pathology in question, and to show the areas affected by an aneurysm.
The second panel was designed to show cross sections as they would be seen in a CT scan, while demonstrating why a scan at vertebral level L4 would not reveal a small bone mass at T10.