MK Czerwiec (Comic Nurse)
MK Czerwiec (pronounced sir-wick) is a nurse and the Artist-in-Residence at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. MK has been making comics under the pseudonym Comic Nurse since 2000. With UK physician-cartoonist Ian Williams, she co-runs GraphicMedicine.org a website devoted to the intersection of comics and health. She is a co-author of the Eisner Award nominated Graphic Medicine Manifesto (Penn State University Press, 2015) and her first graphic memoir, Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371, will be published by Penn State University Press in March of 2017.