About

Compel Visuals is a partnership of two Board Certified Medical Illustrators, Marie Dauenheimer and Joan Tycko, with offices in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. They specialize in creating medical illustrations and animations for legal cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death and product liability.

Marie T. Dauenheimer, MA, CMI, FAMI

Marie’s professional background includes a Masters Degree in Medical Illustration from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is board certified in medical illustration (CMI) and a Fellow of the Association of Medical Illustrators (FAMI).

Marie is active with her professional association, the Association of Medical Illustrators; she is a past Secretary and Director to the Board of Governors. Marie is an advisor and former Trustee for the Vesalius Trust for Visual Communication in the Health Sciences. Marie is a Past President of the Illustrators Club of Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia and currently serves on their Board of Directors.

Marie is a frequent lecturer at colleges on the history of medical and anatomical art. She organizes educational “Art and Anatomy” tours throughout Europe for the Vesalius Trust. The tours carry CEUs and include attendance at the Association Européenne des Illustrateurs Médicaux et Scientifiques conference.

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Joan M. K. Tycko, MA, MBA, CMI, FAMI

Joan’s professional background includes a Masters Degree in Medical Illustration from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a Masters of Business Administration in marketing and international business from the University of Texas at Austin. She is board certified in medical illustration (CMI) and a Fellow of the Association of Medical Illustrators (FAMI).

Joan, an active member of her professional association, the Association of Medical Illustrators, is a past chairman of their PR committee and annual meeting coordinator. Joan is an advisor and former vice president and treasurer for the Vesalius Trust for Visual Communication in the Health Sciences.

Joan, an award-winning scientific illustrator, was named the 2004 Inez Demonet Scholar for “outstanding merit and potential in the field of medical illustration” by the Vesalius Trust for Visual Communication in the Health Sciences. In her spare time she enjoys teaching astronomy to local elementary school students and creating portraiture.