Here are 2 photos of Dr. H. Richard Nesson, one of the creators of Partners HealthCare and Harvard Community Health Plan, now Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. He was also president of Brigham and Women’s Hospital. These photos were taken in his office.
Recently we shot a great assignment, actual brain surgery for the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation, at Massachusetts General Hospital. After we took an aseptic training class, teaching us operating room procedures, we were permitted limited availability to the surgery in one of MGH’s new operating rooms. The first shot below was prepping for the surgery. It became a 15 foot mural at the museum.
Two more shots of interest are of the actual surgery, showing the extensive use of video monitors all around this new operating room:
Several years ago several companies in the Boston area were working on ways to clone skin to attach to people needing new skin. One company harvested cells from infant’s foreskin that they collected. Here is a photo in the lab showing the process of skin cloning, from early harvest, to full skin in the back. I shot this for Scientific American Magazine.Now they have spray-on-skin. Here’s a video of it in action.