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Skin Ulcer

Skin Ulcer


Skin Ulcer
Image Number: 121-038
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Title: Skin Ulcer
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Image Description:  Illustration of daibetic skin ulcer.

© Bill Westwood, M.S., CMI
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William B. Westwood, MS, CMI, FAMI

Bill Westwood, one of the country's leading medical illustrators, is Board Certified with over 25 years experience. His meticulous, visually striking artwork is renowned for anatomical accuracy and has garnered more than 35 national awards of excellence, including: the Billings Gold Medal from the American Medical Association; 9 Max Brodel awards for surgical illustration from the Association of Medical Illustrators; a Silver Medal and 4 other Awards of Excellence from the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators; and numerous awards from the RX Club. Articles about his work have also appeared in various new media and in numerous national magazines, including "HOW" and "The Artist's Magazine".

Westwood holds a Master's degree in Medical Illustration from the Medical College of Georgia, one of five accredited programs of this type in the country. This three year graduate program included human gross anatomy, histology, neuroanatomy, pathology, genetics, animal and human surgery, as well as extensive advanced training in the specialized techniques necessary in medical art.

After graduation, Westwood worked on staff at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN for 10 years, before leaving in 1982 to start his own studio. In 1990, Westwood moved to Albany, NY and started a new company, Westwood Medical Communications, serving a broad range of editorial, advertising, medical product and pharmaceutical clients nationally, as content consultant, medical illustrator and art director.

He has created advertising and patient education illustrations for dozens of healthcare advertising agencies, pharmaceutical companies and medical product manufacturers. He has also created editorial and surgical artwork for more than 300 medical journals and over 50 textbooks.

For a period of over ten years, Westwood was also the principal illustrator and visual communications consultant for Learning Technology, Inc., an award-winning publisher of surgical monographs and video tapes for the healthcare industry , completing some 60 surgical projects. The popular and well-known print and video series included the titles: Urologic Surgery; Strategies in Orthopaedic Surgery; Surgery Illustrated; OB-GYN Illustrated; and Strategies in Neurologic Surgery.

Bill Westwood is a Professional member and Past-President of the Association of Medical Illustrators, and an elected Fellow of the Association. He is also a member of the Graphic Artist's Guild. He is the creator and former Editor of the Medical Illustration Source Book and he currently serves as the Director of Strategic Marketing and Development for Indexed Visuals.

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