BiographyAnnie Gough (goff) is an independent Certified Medical Illustrator known for her professionalism, transparency, creativity and passion. Annie’s career has been defined by her mastery of storytelling in the legal community, exceptional customer service, and vast case experiences. With almost 20 years in practice, Annie has been a part of many successful settlements and trial verdicts in medical malpractice, personal injury, and wrongful death cases. Annie provides medical illustrations and legal exhibit consultation for demand letters, expert depositions, mediation and courtroom presentations.
In 1999, Annie was accepted into the Medical Illustration Program at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, one of only four medical schools in North America offering a Masters of Medical illustration. Upon earning her Master’s degree, Annie worked for five years at the Law Offices of Frank Branson in Dallas. Balancing her in-house experience with studio management, she spent two years as Art Director at High Impact Litigation in Denver, managing ten artists and directing 3D animations and interactive presentations. In 2007, she opened Annie Gough Illustrations.
Annie’s unique skillset comes from a range of experiences beyond graduate school. Annie’s passion for the field was sparked at Kansas State University where she was elected to the Human Body Cadaver Dissection Team. She was also named The Most Promising Student in the Division of Biology. After graduating, she worked as an autopsy technician at the Sedgwick County Regional Forensic Science Center, earning hands-on experience in trauma and injury.
Annie often lectures on the medical illustration/animation profession and presents to various lawyer and medical student audiences. She is also a Visiting Professor to St. George's University in Grenada.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Association of Medical Illustrators, Board of Governors
Certification in Medical Illustration
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