Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL 60208
MK is a nurse who uses comics to reflect on the complexities of illness and caregiving. She is the artist-in-residence at Northwestern Medical School, where she earned a Master's degree in Medical Humanities & Bioethics. MK is also a guest cartoonist for the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation. With Dr. Ian Williams, she co-curates GraphicMedicine.org and is a co-author of the Graphic Medicine Manifesto (Penn State University Press, 2015) which has been nominated for a 2016 Eisner Award. She just completed her first graphic memoir, Taking Turns: Stories from Unit 371, which will also be published by Penn State University Press in early 2017.