Madeline M Lee
Biomedical Visualization Specialist
Madeline M Lee is an award winning biomedical visual problem solver and a health/medical educator. She earned her M.S. in Biomedical Visualization at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She earned her BFA in Communication Arts with honors from the Virginia Commonwealth University, where she also minored in Painting and Print-making. She is passionate about translating complex biomedical knowledge into various visual media to communicate with a wide range of audiences. Her goal is to combine Art and Medicine to visually communicate with the audience regardless of the media format. She has experience in collaborating with scientists, physicians, and other medical and non-medical professionals.  


eLearning Instructional Designer
2018 – Present
American College of Chest Physicians
Lead all aspects of end-to-end course/module development for assigned e-learning activities and provide support for subject matter experts and staff in the areas of instructional design, teaching strategies, and instructional technology applications.
Multimedia Specialist, Medical Illustrator
2015 – 2018
Instructional Resources and Online Learning (iROL), Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL
Created and published interactive online modules and courses. Created and redesigned wireframe, sitemap, style guide, prototype, icons, responsive website management and increased its web, tablet and mobile usability. | | Designed and created visual resources in various digital mediums: medical illustrations, 2D animations, 3D models, video editing, post-productions, digital photography and digital graphics for the department.
Contract Medical Illustrator
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Chicago, IL
Created colored illustrations with insets for the Body Fluids textbook 2015 Edition (ISBN: 978-089189-6319) to visualize the complex medical information from gross anatomy to pathology level targeting clinical pathologists.
Graduate Research Assistant
Instructional Resources and Online Learning (iROL), Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL
Created digital multimedia and graphics: 3D/2D animation, illustrations, virtual environments, and department announcement graphics
Graphic Designer
2011 – 2013
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB): Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN) Theranostic Nanomedicine Section. National Institute of Health (NIH), Bethesda MD
Created illustrations and graphic content including schematic diagrams, charts, and 3D model illustrations for research that focused on multi-disciplinary research to build new systems for various nanobiomedical applications ranging from the medical use of nanoplatform-based diagnostic agents, to therapeutic agents, and possible future applications of theranostics (diagnosis + therapy)
University of Illinois at Chicago
Master of Science in Biomedical Visualization
George Mason University
Science & Medical Coursework
Virginia Commonwealth University
Bachelor of Fine Arts, graduated with Honors and Art Honors
Major: Communication Arts        Minor: Painting and Printmaking
UIC Image of Research Exhibition Finalist
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Vesalian Research Grant
Vesalius Trust
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship
2009 – 2010
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Korean Honor Scholarship
Embassy of the Rep. of Korea in USA, Washington D.C.
VCU/Philip Morris Communication Arts Innovation Scholarship
Richmond, VA
VCU Dean’s List
2006 – 2008
Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI)
2015 – Present
Professional Member
Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI)
2013 – 2015
Student Member
Student Association of Medical Artists
2013 – 2015
Student Member
Articulate Storyline Photoshop Illustrator InDesign After Effects Premiere Pro Audition 3ds Max Zbrush Modo OsiriX Mimics Unity 3D Sketch Visual Molecular Dynamics (VMD)
Programming Languages
HTML5 CSS JavaScript PHP
Instructional Design Medical Illustration Web Design Graphic Design Digital Photography Post-production
Scientific Research Medical Research Human Anatomy
Operating System
OS X Windows