Karen Bucher

Karen Bucher

Adjunct Faculty, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences


Office Phone



, 250

Office Hours

By appointment

Related Sites

Bucher Illustration


Karen is the senior medical illustrator for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and other publications of The JAMA Network, and a faculty member of the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Biomedical Visualization graduate program. She is also an active professional member of the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) and currently serves on the AMI’s Board of Governors. Karen is a Board Certified Medical Illustrator (CMI), and the author/illustrator of Alphanatomy.


MA in Medical and Biological Illustration, Johns Hopkins University, 2005
BA in Studio Art, Indiana University, 2003