James and Jean Culver Vision Discovery Institute

Michael Jensen, MS, CMI

Contact info:
Dr. Jensen's departmental website

Voice: 706.721.3266
Fax:    706.721.7855


Primary appointment: Department of Medical Illustration

Affiliated department:College of Graduate Studies

Background & Research Emphasis:
Mike Jensen received his BFA from Brigham Young University in 1992 and served as Directing Animator and Supervising Animator for two children’s educational software companies in Boston, MA from 1994-2002. Several products produced during those years won national awards, including all five of their Curious George titles. Mike has also illustrated 14 children’s books, 12 of which have been published in numerous languages. In 2005, Mike received his Master of Science in Medical Illustration degree from the Medical College of Georgia. He worked for the Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology at MCG Medical Center as their medical illustrator from 2005-2011. Simultaneously, Mike served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Medical Illustration Graduate Program. In May, 2011 Mike joined the Department of Medical Illustration as a full-time faculty member. His work has been published in many neurosurgical journals and publications, and he is particularly known for his unique medical animation work, which has been shown around the world in medical congresses and conferences. Mike is a professional member of the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) and has won numerous awards for his medical illustration and animation. Mike is a Certified Medical Illustrator (CMI). In addition, he serves on the Board of Certification for Medical Illustrators.