International Advisory Board
Dr Ian Williams is the initiator of the website GraphicMedicine.org and also draws comics under the pseudonym Thom Ferrier, publishing strips online and in print. He has trained in both medicine and fine art and writes articles for both medical and comics journals. His Medical Humanities MA dissertation was written on medical narrative in comics and graphic novels and he has co-organized three international conferences on comics and medicine. He is joint Lead Editor for a forthcoming series of books on Graphic Medicine from Penn State University Press and is currently working on a graphic novel under his nom de plume. In early 2012 he worked as Comics Artist in Residence at the Feinburg Medical School, Northwestern University, Chicago, on a grant from Wales Arts International. His comics work can be seen on www.thomferrier.com.