Shay Kilby, MS received her Bachelor of Arts degree from San Francisco State University in 2007. Her Master of Science degree was earned in 2009 from the University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate School of Biomedical Visualization where she pursued a dual Masters track in Anaplastology and Medical Animation. Her research included acquisition of 3D anatomical data in clinical settings. Her most recent 3D animations, which are on display at various museums around the world, help scientists visualize and better understand mummies and their artifacts. In animations and teaching she specializes in visually communicating complex medical processes, anatomical pathologies, and neural communication pathways.
In addition to her Anaplastology work, she is currently the Vice President of Global Marketing and Strategic Alliances at Fovia, Inc. a volume rendering company specializing in providing high resolution imaging to the world. Her current area of research in medical imaging is 3D Printing. She enjoys finding the endless connections between 3D imaging and prosthetics.
She holds numerous writing awards including an award for AMD’s technology contest “What would you do with 48 Cores” and several image awards including the Image of Research contest in Chicago, IL.
She now resides in the greater New York area and has digital paintings based off of Computed Tomography data on display at Hudson Valley art galleries. When she isn’t working in Medical Imaging or Anaplastology she spends her time wandering around the nearby AT trail with her dogs, co-facilitating a Siblings of the Mentally ill group for NAMI and working in disaster recovery when she can.
Shay Kilby, MS newly established in Rockville, Maryland now offers her experience creating all types of craniofacial prosthetics to clients in the Washington, DC area. Ms. Kilby’s experience in animation, digital technologies and her clinical experience creating adhesive- and implant-retained ear prostheses and other nasal and facial prosthetics will make her a new valuable resource for individuals and Vistafix surgeons in the area.