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Ian Williams

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Studied Medicine in Cardiff 1984-89 MB BCh 1989
Royal College of General Practitioners MRCGP 1995
Royal College of Anaesthetists DA 1997
Postgraduate Certificate of Advanced Studies- Fine Art Chester 2000
Swansea University MA in Medical Humanities 2009 Distinction in dissertation, Merit overall

Principal in General Practice 1998-2010 Corwen, North Wales, UK

Trainer in General Practice 2003-2010.

Highly commended YOUNG WALES V R.C.A. Conwy. Feb/Mar 2001

Elected member of the Royal Cambrian Academy of Art 2004

FOCAL Steering committee member and curator/ exhibition organiser;
Festival of Contemporary Art and Light Ruthin, North Wales 2004, 2005

Served on Council of Royal Cambrian Academy of Art 2006-2009

Awarded a Project Grant by the Arts Council of Wales 2010

Lead Organiser, Comics and Medicine conference, London 2010

Steering Group Committee, Comics and Medicine conference Chicago 2010

Publications

Fear of Failure Volume I 42 pp 2010 Graphic Medicine

Psychiatric Tales by Darryl Cunningham (book review) Studies in Comics Vol 1 Issue 2 Nov 2010

Medical Classics: Our Cancer Year (book review) British Medical Journal

Blue Pills by Frederick Peeters (book review) BMJ Medical Humanities 2009

Papers Presented

Super-Crips and Comic Cuts 'Theory and Practice' ,Thought Bubble Leeds November 2010

Autography as Autotherapy 'Madness and Literature' University of Nottingham August 2010

Graphic Medicine Association for Medical Humanities Annual Conference Truro July 2010

Psychological Suffering and the Graphic Pathography 'Comics: Cultures and Genres' Manchester Metropolitan University April 2010

Graphic Medicine as a resource for Health Professionals 'Possibilities and Perspectives', Thought Bubble Leeds November 2009

Graphic Fiction as Medical Narrative: Comics as a resource for Health Professionals? National Conference for Physician-Scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities Philadelphia Pennsylvania March 2009

Other Presentations

The Art of Psychiatry (interview with Darryl Cunningham and Philippa Perry) London November 2010

Laydeez Do Comics, London Sept 2010

Opening Address and Welcome- Comics and Medicine Institute of English Studies, London, June 2010

Narrative Medicine and Comics Denbigh Medical Society April 2010

Narrative Medicine and Comics Wrexham GP Trainers Workshop 2009
Royal Cambrian Academy 2009

Workshops/ Teaching experience

Medical Humanities Student Selected Component Liverpool Medical Institution November 2010+ February 2011/ ongoing

Life Drawing Session (for doctors) General Practice vocational training afternoon Glan Clwyd Scheme- Ruthin Craft Centre 2010

Life Drawing Session (for doctors) General Practice Deanery (VTS course organisers) Cardiff 2010

Narrative Medicine and Graphic Medicine. General Practice vocational training afternoon Glan Clwyd Scheme- May 2010

Life Drawing Session (for doctors) General Practice vocational training afternoon- Wrexham Scheme Ruthin Craft Centre 2010

Life Drawing Session (for doctors) General Practice vocational training afternoon- RCA Conwy 2008

Medical Humanities General Practice vocational training afternoon- Wrexham 2008

Painting Workshop for Children Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy June 2008

Printmaking Masterclass Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy June 2008

Painting Masterclass Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy Dec 2007

Crime, Punishment and Confinement Painting and Printmaking workshops at Ruthin Gaol February 2007

Conwy Arts festival Printmaking workshop RCA Conwy August 2006

Helfa Gelf Printmaking workshop RCA Conwy June 2006

Other positions held

Peer reviewer- Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics Francis and Taylor 2010

Peer reviewer- British Medical Journal 2010

Team Member- Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Association 1993-1997

Medical Officer- North Wales Mountain Rescue Association 1995-1997

Expedition doctor and climber- Mount McKinley (Denali) Alaska 1996

Expedition doctor and climber- Rignysbjerg Mountains Greenland 1999

Illustration Commissions (including Comics work as 'Thom Ferrier')

BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL illustration for Christmas edition 2010

BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL Splash page and illustrations for a Palliative Care supplement 2010

WELLCOME TRUST NEWS Cartoon strip for Feature on Comics and Medicine 2010

ROYAL COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGISTS illustration for lecture 2009

WELSH BOOKS COUNCIL cover illustration for collection of poetry “Cerddi Clwyd” 2004

WELSH BOOKS COUNCIL cover illustration for collection of poetry“Cerddi Clwyd” 2004

ROYAL COLLEGE OF GENERAL PRACTITIONERS 2003

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