Medical and Scientific Illustrations


James A. (Jim) Perkins, MS, MFA, CMI

Board Certified Medical Illustrator

Associate Professor of Medical illustration

Rochester Institute of Technology

Prof. Perkins is the sole illustrator for the "Robbins and Cotran" series of pathology texts, published by Elsevier Saunders. This includes: Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Robbins Basic Pathology, Pocket Companion to Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, and Pathologic Basis of Veterinary Disease.

He is also a member of a three-person team that continues the work of the late Dr. Frank H, Netter, regarded by some as the greatest medical illustrator of the 20th century. Click below to view some of the art that Prof. Perkins has created for recent Netter publications, including Netter's Atlas of Human Physiology, Netter's Atlas of Human Neuroscience, Netter's Illustrated Pharmacology, Netter's Essential Physiology, Netter's Essential Histology, and several others:



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