Laura Roy is a board-certified medical illustrator and the founder of Roy Illustration: an illustration and design studio specializing in biomedical communication. Laura develops medical/scientific illustrations as well as animation, 3D printing, and information design.
Laura received her MA in Medical & Biological Illustration from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where she completed her thesis, “A Heart in the Hand: 3D-Printed Teaching Models of Congenital Heart Defects” with Dr. Duke Cameron. This collaboration led to further funding and development of 3D printed pediatric hearts for teaching patient families based on CT and MRI scan data.
Laura is currently based in central IA with her husband and business partner Jeremy. Her clients range from individual researchers to advertising firms and large-scale corporations such as A2L Consulting, Boston Scientific, and The National Aquarium.