|Reference List of Freelance Graphics Specialists|
The Medical School Office of Research has developed this list of freelance experts in graphic design and medical illustration who may be available to help prepare various documents, e.g., grant proposals, manuscripts, dissertations.
Please refer to the individual’s description for more information about his or her expertise and experience. If interested, please contact the individual to negotiate the work statement/pay arrangements.
NOTE: If you hire a University of Michigan employee to do freelance work, please refer to:
UM Standard Practice Guide 201.85 - Non-Appointment Related University Compensation
If you have any comments or questions about this list, please contact Chris Black at (email@example.com) or 734-615-1630.
Patricia Ferrer Beals
In addition to a graduate degree in Medical Illustration from the University of Michigan, my experience over the past 15 years includes graphic design and illustration for patient-education materials, display and exhibit presentation materials, textbook illustration, and infographics for print and web.
Henry Ford Health System Media Resources
1 Ford Place Room 4H22
Detroit, MI 48202-3450
(313) 876-4104 (fax)
Prepares slides and illustrations for manuscripts and presentations.
I've had extensive experience working with schools, colleges and departments at the University of Michigan.
Rapidware, Inc. has over 25 years of experience assisting University researchers with illustration and graphic services, especially in Biomechanical, Bioengineering, Kinesthetics and Sports Medicine. We specialize in internal and external anatomy, musculoskeletal and organ systems, including apparatus for surgical procedures, therapy, posture and balance, dynamic movement and laboratory research.
Specializes in high-end 3D scientific animation and illustration, and has 15 years experience producing scientific visuals for pharmaceutical companies and research institutions.
Peter D. Ouillette, MT (ASCP)
Research Lab Spc Senior
4410 Cancer Center
cell (734) 218-4354
I've been preparing figures for our lab's manuscripts for the past seven years. I have experience with Adobe Illustrator and Powerpoint. My expertise is in assembling composite images with text, descriptors, and formatting figs and fonts for publication. If you would like to see examples of figures I've assembled, please go to Pubmed and search for "Ouillette P." I work for Dr. Sami Malek in the Cancer Center.