November 15, 2011
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Kalliopi Monoyios is the illustrator of several best-selling science books including Neil Shubin's
For almost 20 years, a neatly boxed image of fine art has graced the covers of the Journal of the American Medical Association, highlighting an emphasis they put on their commitment to art a half century ago. Today, the new editor-in-chief, Dr. Howard Bauchner, is upping the ante and putting their brand front and center by showcasing the original artwork of in-house illustrators Cassio Lynm and Alison E. Burke boldly on the cover. No surprise that I am a big fan of the change.
This week, JAMA's editor in chief bucks the twenty-year trend of putting fine art on the cover
Alison E. Burke, MA, CMI, and Cassio Lynm, MA, CMI. Coronary Artery Occlusion, 2011. A total occlusion in a diagonal branch of the left anterior descending artery—the beginnings of a localized myocardial infarction. This week’s cover highlights a pivotal moment in a cardiovascular event involving a branch of the left coronary artery.
About the Author:
Kalliopi Monoyios is the illustrator of several best-selling science books including Neil Shubin's The Universe Within
, Shubin’s Your Inner Fish
, and Jerry Coyne’s Why Evolution is True
. Her illustration portfolio can be found at kalliopimonoyios.com
Follow her solo on Twitter at @eyeforscience. For tweets from the whole Symbiartic crew,
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