Medical College of Georgia, 1978-81
Master of Science in Medical Illustration
University of North Carolina - Greensboro, 1975-78
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Printmaking, Minor in Biology
Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI)
Professional Member since 1984, Board Certified Medical Illustrator (CMI) since 1992, Fellow (FAMI)
Prior to joining MediVisuals full-time in 1989, Bob directed the Medical Illustration Department at McGuire Veterans Medical Center and worked as a freelance illustrator for MediVisuals starting in 1985. He has illustrated numerous books, journal covers, articles, and book chapters in orthopedics, trauma, and surgeries. In 1994, Bob was the featured artist in Airbrush Magazine’s article, “The Art of Medical Illustration.” Bob is an AMI award-winning medical-legal illustrator many times over.
Over the past 20 years, Bob earned 8 light-tackle International Game Fish Association (IGFA) World Records. Fish caught include smallmouth bass and grey trout (weakfish) on fly-rods, as well as blue catfish and bowfin on conventional tackle. His two sons earned World Records in IGFA youth categories, one at age 15 and one at age 10, with red drum and blue catfish catches.
Bob L. Shepherd, MS, CMI, FAMI
President | CEO
Chief Medical Illustrator