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medical illustration of Canine periodontal  disease showing 4 stages of progression featuring the upper canine sectioned to highlight plaque, gingivitis,periodontitis, and bone loss.
medical illustration of Veterinary medical image created for Merial Pharmaceutical showing parasites and their location in the dog, including the flea, hookworm, tick, roundworm, and heart worm.
medical illustration of Medical legal art showing the anatomical structures involved in a whiplash injury, including coup contrecoup injury to the brain.
medical illustration of Anatomy of the mouse viewed from the left side showing internal organs, including the brain, spinal cord, lymph nodes, nasal sinus, salivary glands, heart, lung, liver, stomach,  spleen, kidney, intestine, colon, pancreas, digestive, respiratory, and reproductive systems. Other views available including female anatomy.
medical illustration of Surgical procedure showing the fixation of the knee and bone cuts prior to knee joint replacement.
medical illustration of Air pollution contaminants have been implicated in damaging the brain traveling through indirect pathways via the nose, lungs, and gut to interact with neural tissue. Editorial medical art created for The Scientist magazine.
medical illustration of Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of the lower dermis and subcutaneous tissues of the skin, characterized by swelling, redness and pain. This medical art was created for Google-health search.
medical illustration of Heart worm disease life cycle shows the transmission sequence of the parasitic larvae, Dirofilaria immitis, from an infected feeding mosquito, migration and maturation of the roundworm through the tissues, to eventually infiltrate the heart and lungs of a canine ( cat or dog).
medical illustration of Cauda equina syndrome ( CES) occurs when the nerve bundle at the lower end of the spinal cord (caudal equina) become compressed leading to functional issues with the bladder and distal bowel. It is most commonly caused by a prolapsed lumbar disc. This medical legal exhibit shows the anatomy of the lower spine (sectioned), inflamed vertebral disc at L5-S1 with compression of the caudal equina, and an overhead view of the L5 damaged disc.
medical illustration of Internal anatomy and skeletal system of the horse viewed from the left side. Brain, vertebrae, esophagus, trachea, heart, liver stomach, spleen, intestine, colon, and rectum, are featured.
medical illustration of Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection of the skin caused by a pox virus. The virus is extremely contagious and spreads by direct contact, or contaminated objects. 
 Image created for Google health search.
medical illustration of TPLO orthopedic procedure of the dog, showing the bone and plate placement to stabilize the stifle (knee) joint after rupture of the cranial cruciate ligament (ACL in humans).
medical illustration of Traditional color pencil illustration of a shrike in flight showing the internal skeleton, pneumatic bone and feather anatomy.
medical illustration of Sectioned anatomy of the horse hoof, showing the bones (coffin, pastern, cannon, navicular), tendons (extensor, deep digital flexor) and soft tissue,
medical illustration of Medical illustration highlighting the abnormal localized dilation of a cerebral vessel in the brain. Created for Google health search
medical illustration of Female anatomy highlighting areas where endometrial tissue can occur outside the uterus.
medical illustration of Internal anatomy of the chick prior to hatching highlighting the digestive structures, including the crop, gizzard, intestine, cloaca.
medical illustration of 2 year Life cycle of the Blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapulars) showing the 4 growth stages from egg.larva, nymph, adult, feeding on a new host at each stage.
medical illustration of Veterinary small animal procedure showing intubation in rabbits including cross sectioned anatomy of the rabbit head showing the correct tubing placement and surrounding structures.
medical illustration of Chicken egg development showing key life stages in the 21 days of incubation. Cut-away view of the egg with the embryo at various stages shows the anatomical development of the allantois, amnion, albumen, and yolk sac.
medical illustration of Cat internal anatomy highlighting unique features such as flexible vertebrae, sense organs (Jacobsen's) scent glands, retractible claws, and muscular legs.
medical illustration of Whooping cough, a highly contagious respiratory tract infection, is characterized by a runny nose, sneezing, and whoop like cough. This portrait was created for Google-health search
medical illustration of Epithelial cell types, microscopic anatomical structure, and location in the body of the horse.
medical illustration of Pseudomonas exhibits a unique resistance mechanism using active efflux pumps within the bacterial cell membrane to extrude antimicrobial agents.
medical illustration of Medical legal illustration procedure showing  laparoscopic repair of a ventral hernia defect, adhesion dissection, and mesh placement.
medical illustration of Medical depiction of Stasis dermatitis, or venous eczema, highlights changes in the skin color and ulceration due to chronic venous insufficiency in the lower extremity. Created for Google-health search
medical illustration of Dental surgical procedure to remove tissue from the upper. palate to use as a gum graft for tooth recession.
medical illustration of Veterinary covers created for the Banfield Journal featuring skin ectoparasites in cats, puppy development, nutrition in geriatric pets, demodectic mange, and canine development.
medical illustration of Left lateral view of the brown bear featuring the skeleton, internal organs, and vessels. Originally created for a virtual hunting training site.
medical illustration of Stem rust, an invasive fungus, Puccini's graminis, can destroy a healthy wheat crop within weeks by weakening its host by hijacking sugars and other nutrients. This scientific illustration shows the life cycle of the fungus on a wheat stalk.
medical illustration of Medical legal panel showing atelectasis, a condition that often occurs post surgery resulting when  air sacs within the lung collapse and fill with fluid. Image shows general internal anatomy, including lungs, bronchial tubes, and diaphragm, paired with insets showing normal alveoli and collapsed alveoli.
medical illustration of Veterinary poster showing the correct positioning of the dog prior to taking X-rays, to serve as a guide for technicians.
medical illustration of Elderly dog exhibiting arthritic stance with inset of stifle joint ( knee) showing breakdown of cartilage and ligaments, due to osteoarthritis.
medical illustration of Digestion of human milk oligosaccharides by mild-oriented microbiome bifidobacterium result in production of lactate and short chain fatty acetate, improving transport into the gut lumen to assist in deterring e.coli pathogens. Medical editorial art created for the Scientist Magazine.
medical illustration of Dental medical series showing the suturing sequence for extraction of a molar.
medical illustration of Right lateral view of the Internal anatomy and skeletal structure of the Black grouse Brain, crop, gizzard, lung, heart, liver, intestines, cloaca, esophagus, trachea, and skeleton are featured.
medical illustration of Dental gum graft procedure of the lower incisors showing the sequence and preliminary sizing in advance of placement of the new graft to combat  recession.
medical illustration of Medical art created for Google-health search showing lymph node circulation anatomy and build up of fluid due to blockage in lower leg.
medical illustration of Assortment of veterinary cover illustrations featuring diabetes in dogs and cats, chronic feline diarrhea, and dog behavior.
medical illustration of Healthcare educational medical illustration showing inflammation of the thyroid gland and hormone involvement.
Created for Google health search
medical illustration of Series of dinosaurs showing the full body and comparative internal skeletal structure including heart, lung and brain anatomy. T.rex, plesiosaurus, and spinosaurus are pictured. Images created for a fictional dinosaur hunting picture book showing the target organs.
medical illustration of Veterinary medical illustration showing the internal anatomy of the cat pictured from the left side. Featured in 4 views are the skeletal, muscular, organ, and circulatory systems.
medical illustration of Assortment of editorial  medical illustrations created for the Scientist magazine. Image topics include cardiac cell therapy, acoustics and physiology of human speech, circadian neurons in the fruit fly brain, and obesity studies in mice.
medical illustration of Cryptosporidiosis, or crypto,  is a diarrheal disease caused by the cryptosporidium parasite.Infection may result from  swallowing water contaminated with fecal material. This healthcare educational medical illustration was created for Google health search.
medical illustration of Disease conditions in the cat showing the areas of attack for the Panleukopenia virus (feline distemper) and Panniculitis bacterium (an ulcerative dermatitis of fatty tissue).
medical illustration of Veterinary anatomy of the dog featuring the skeletal, muscular, and internal organs viewed from the left side.
medical illustration of Medical art created for Google health search showing endometrial tissue growing outside of the uterus during pregnancy.
medical illustration of Medical legal illustration showing the anatomy and surgical approach to the removal of an enlarged inflamed appendix located behind the cecum.
medical illustration of Veterinary journal cover illustration showing the flea and tick life cycle stages and their hosts.
medical illustration of Anterior and lateral view of the right  horse tarsal joint-traditional graphite dust.


Specializing in medical and natural science illustration for educational and commercial markets. B.S. Zoology, M.S. Anatomy, Colorado State Universitiy. Certified Medical Illustrator


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