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“TAKING TURNS: AIDS, Oral History & Comics” describes the motivation, process, and challenges of creating a graphic memoir on the subject of AIDS care that incorporates oral and lived history.
MK Czerwiec (pronounced sir-wick) is a registered nurse who has been making comics under the pseudonym Comic Nurse since 2000. She has an MA in Medical Humanities & Bioethics and assisted in organizing the June 2011 Comics & Medicine conference in Chicago. She is currently the Artist in Residence for Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.