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Lydia Gregg, MA, CMI, FAMI

Assistant Professor & Certified Medical Illustrator

Lydia Gregg portrait
Lydia Gregg, MA, CMI, FAMI

Lydia Gregg received her Master of Arts in Medical and Biological Illustration from the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2007 after studying biology, scientific illustration and figurative sculpture at the University of Michigan.

As a medical illustrator and animator, Lydia specializes in depicting neurovascular & spine conditions for peer-reviewed journal articles, books, presentations and websites. In addition, she develops patient education material such as brochures, medical comics (graphic medicine) and educational videos. Lydia’s areas of interest in research include cerebrovascular anatomy, embryology & pathology, as well as testing the efficacy of patient communication and medical education materials.

Lydia has received numerous awards and honors including the Inez Demonet Award, the Frank H. Netter MD Memorial Scholarship in Medical Art, National Health Information awards and multiple salon awards from the Association of Medical Illustrators as well as other organizations. A portfolio of her work for the Division of Interventional Neuroradiology can be viewed here. Lydia was inducted as a Fellow of the Association of Medical Illustrators (FAMI) in 2013. She is currently serving as an Advisor to the Vesalius Trust and Vice Chair of the Association of Medical Illustrators.


Experience

Assistant Professor & Certified Medical Illustrator, Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. 2015-Present

Assistant Professor, Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. 2015-Present

Instructor & Certified Medical Illustrator, Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. 2012-2015

Instructor, Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. 2012-2015

Research Associate & Certified Medical Illustrator, Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. 2007-2012

Co-Founder, ProAtlantal Studio, Ellicott City, MD, 2008-Present

Assistant Web Designer, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Art As Applied to Medicine, Baltimore, MD. 2005-2007

Sculpture Laboratory Technical Assistant, University of Michigan School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI. 2002


Education and Certification

Certified Medical Illustrator, for having met high standards of proficiency in the practice of medical illustration as demonstrated by substantial professional experience and superior examination performance.

Master of Arts in Medical and Biological Illustration, Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Concentrations: Scientific Illustration, Figurative Sculpture, Minor in Biology. Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Medical Illustration Internship, Medical College of Ohio, Center for Creative Education


Selected Recent Publications

1.     Gregg L & Gailloud P. Transmedullary venous anastomoses - Anatomy and angiographic visualization using FPCA. Am J Neuroradiol, Published Online, May 7, 2015, 10.3174/ajnr.A4302.

2.     Gailloud P, Gregg L, Galan P, Becker D, & Pardo C. Periconal arterial anastomotic circle and posterior lumbosacral watershed zone of the spinal cord. Journal of neurointerventional surgery, neurintsurg-2014.

3.     Gailloud P, Ponti A, Gregg L, and Fasel JHD. Focal compression of the upper left thoracic intersegmental arteries as a potential cause of spinal cord ischemia. Am J Neuroradiol, Published online before print January 9, 2014     

4.     Gailloud P, Gregg L, Katz Z, Myseros JS, & Pearl MS. Duplicated origin of a radiculomedullary artery supplying a perimedullary arteriovenous fistula: angiographic observation and developmental considerations. Anatomical science international (2013): 1-4.

5.     Gregg L, Stories Without Words: Conveying Medicine with Illustration. Journal of Radiology Nursing, Issue: Vol 30, No. 3, Sept. 2011, p. 103

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Selected Honors & Recognition

2015, Certificate of Merit, Didactic/Instructional: Non-Commercial, Association of Medical Illustrators, Annual Salon, Cleveland, OH

2014, Award of Excellence, Medical Illustration, Biocommunications Association Annual Meeting, BioImages Exhibit, Rochester, Minnesota

2014, Certificate of Merit, Editorial, Association of Medical Illustrators, Annual Salon, Rochester, Minnesota

2013, Fellow of the Association of Medical Illustrators (FAMI), Association of Medical Illustrators

2013, Citations of Merit (2), Medical Illustration, Biocommunications Association Annual Meeting, BioImages Exhibit, Monterey Peninsula, California

2013, Silver Medal (2), Illustrators Club of Washington DC, Maryland, Sixteenth Juried Exhibition.

2013, Award of Excellence (5), Illustrators Club of Washington DC, Maryland, Sixteenth Juried Exhibition.

2012, National Health Information Award, Silver, for My Diary for Intra-Arterial Retinoblastoma Treatment, Patient Education Booklet, Silver, The Health Information Resource Center

2012, National Health Information Award, Silver, for Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography, Patient Education Video, The Health Information Resource Center

2012, Citation of Merit, Medical Illustration, Biocommunications Association Annual Meeting, BioImages Exhibit, Bar Harbor, MA

2012, National Arts Program Award, Professional Art, Third Place, National Arts Program Exhibition, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

2011, Award of Merit, Children’s Medical Book, for My Diary for Intra-Arterial Retinoblastoma Treatment, Association of Medical Illustrators, Annual Salon, Baltimore, MD

2011, National Arts Program Award, Professional Art Award, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine National Arts Program Exhibition

2011, Summa cum laude, Scientific exhibit. American Society of Neuroradiology, Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA

2010, Award of Excellence, Professional Editorial, Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Meeting, Portland, OR

2010, Silver Medal, Illustrators Club of Washington DC, Maryland, Fifteenth Juried Exhibition.

2010, Certificate of Excellence, Illustrators Club of Washington DC, Maryland, Fifteenth Juried Exhibition.

2010, Outstanding Exhibit Award for best exhibit, American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR) 2010 Annual Symposium, February 18-21, Las Vegas, Nevada

2009, Award of Merit, Professional Color, Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Meeting, Richmond, VA

2008, Award of Merit, Professional Editorial, Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN

2007, Inez Demonet Scholarship, The Vesalius Trust awards this scholarship to the best overall graduating student of medical illustration

2007, Presentation Award, 6th Asian Oceanian Congress of Neuroradiology and Head & Neck Radiology

2007, Certificate of Merit, Student Projection Media, Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Meeting, Bozeman, Montana

2007, Certificate of Merit, Student Animation, Association of Medical Illustrators Annual Meeting, Bozeman, Montana

2007, Vesalius Scholar Award, Research grant for outstanding graduate thesis project

2006, Frank H. Netter MD Memorial Scholarship in Medical Art, Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

2005-2006, William P. Didusch Scholarship, Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

2005, Emil Weddige Scholarship, University of Michigan School of Art and Design

2002, Arthur C. Tagge Award, University of Michigan School of Art and Design