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. In addition to her role as Vice President of Global Marketing and Strategic Alliances at Fovia, Inc.
Shay finds time to provide Facial Prosthetics to patients in need in the Tampa Bay area. Her most recent 3D animations, which are on display at various museums around the world and created with Fovia’s software, 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.
Her current area of research in medical imaging is 3D Printing. She enjoys finding the endless connections between 3D imaging and prosthetics. She now resides in the greater Tampa Bay area and 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.