John Foerster

  • B.F.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • M.F.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

"My greatest inspiration for teaching came from professor Gerald Hodge at the University of Michigan. His distinguished accomplishments in the field of medical illustration, combined with his gentle ability to communicate both artistic and technical aspects of illustration, inspire me to this day."

John Foerster | Illustration professor

Awards, recognition and honors

  • Received more than a dozen awards from the Association of Medical Illustrators annual Salon
  • Recognized by the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology for outstanding contributions to their education efforts

Previous Positions

President, Foerster Illustration; assistant professor, Medical College of Georgia; instructor, Colorado State University

Publications and presentations

  • Contributed illustrations to more than 15 medical and scientific books
  • Created more than a dozen multimedia presentations
  • Contributed illustrations for more than 500 medical articles