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When Comics and Health Care Converge

Posted by @center_for_innovation, Jan 16, 2015

 

 

Comics are a great communication tool that often is put in the same category as graphic novels and manga. MK Czerwiec, a Transform 2013 presenter, has been living the mission of using comics as a tool in health care as a tool for communication and healing. But don't take our word for it, let her work do the talking.

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MK Czerwiec

MK Czerwiec

 

MK Czerwiec is the artist-in-residence at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine where she developed and teaches the “Drawing Medicine” seminar to first and second year medical students. MK has a BA in English and Philosophy, a BSN in nursing, an MA in Medical Humanities and Bioethics. Her clinical experience is in AIDS and hospice care. With Dr. Ian Williams in the UK, she co-runs GraphicMedicine.org. You can see more of her work at comicnurse.com.

 

 

 

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