Monica Lalanda

Monica LalandaMonica is an Emergency Medicine doctor from Spain. She lived in Leeds for a long time and then moved back home.

She has a parallel career in medical writing and medical cartooning that help her deal with same health issues in a completely different way.

She trained in cartoon drawing at the London Art College and since then has been drawing nonstop.

Her illustrations are scattered all over in personal blogs, social media but also in places like the Spanish national newspaper El Mundo, the Medical Protection Society (Foundations) or the magazine Spanish Doctors.

She has been privileged to draw the cover of medical school books, nursing emagazines, medical journals, guides for patients and so on.

She is now working on a research project to introduce comics in formal medical education and teaching 3rd year medical students ethics and communication with her own comics.

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