Christine Kenney is a professional Medical Illustrator who obtained her Master of Science in Biomedical Communications (MScBMC) degree at the University of Toronto in 1999. Guided to this career by a longstanding passion for art, deep interest in science and awe of nature, she brings a unique sensitivity and attention to detail to each illustration she creates. With over 17 years of experience producing illustrations for medical journals, textbooks, patient education media, and medical legal visuals, Christine has the ability to successfully take on projects with a broad range of subject matter and complexity. She has been a member of the Association of Medical Illustrators since 1998.

Education

1997-1999

Master of Science in Biomedical Communications (M.Sc.BMC.)
University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Surgery, Div. of Biomedical Communications
Research project: The role of the medical expert and the target audience in the creation of appropriate visuals for the Internet to help women understand treatment options for breast cancer

1990-1994

Bachelor of Arts with Highest Honours in Psychology (B.A.Hon.)
Carleton University
Honours thesis: A comparison of temporal profiles of cell death in the piriform cortex across various forms of kindling-based status epilepticus

Work Experience

1999-present

Christine Kenney Medical Illustration
Medical Illustrator and Owner

2005-2008

Artery Studios Inc.
Medical Illustrator

2000-2005

Headcan Health Education Media
Medical Illustrator

1999-2000

Imagineering Scientific and Technical Artworks Inc.
Medical Illustrator

1998-1999

MCCQE Review Notes and Lecture Series
Assistant Art Editor

1994

Carleton University, Centre for Memory Assessment and Research
Research Assistant

Selected Scholarships & Achievements

1999/2000
Student Representative for the BMC Alumni Association
1999
Darlington Award for Excellence in Scientific Illustration
1999
Keith L. Moore Award for Anatomical and Conceptual Illustration
1999
Alan Cole Scholarship (awarded by the Vesalius Trust and AMI Scholarship Committee)
1998
Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons Research Scholarship
1997/1998
University of Toronto Open Scholarship
1990-1994
Deans’ Honour List
1994
Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement
1992/1993
Ottawa Ladies’ College Scholarship
1991
David A. Golden Scholarship
1990
Carleton University Entrance Scholarship

Professional Memberships

1998-present
Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI)
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