University of Illinois at Chicago
Serious Games through the Eyes of a Certified Medical Illustrator
Samantha (Sam) Bond is a Certified Medical Illustrator, Unity Certified serious game developer, and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she teaches medical game development and virtual reality design. In addition to her academic research, service, and award-winning teaching, Bond serves as a board member for the International Game Developer’s Association Chicago chapter and has won awards for her serious game projects. Bond earned a Master of Science in Biomedical Visualization in 2016 and has since been exploring the intersections of healthcare, game learning, user interaction, and medical education, earning her the title of Women in Games Ambassador for the International Game Developers Association in 2017.