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about cathy leamy

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Cathy Leamy is a Boston-based cartoonist specializing in autobiographical and health education comics. Her work includes the minicomic series Geraniums and Bacon, the Suzie and Ray wellness webcomics for Massachusetts General Hospital's DiabetesViews blog, and research and co-writing for the Marvel Comics collection Women of Marvel: Celebrating Seven Decades. She is a long-time member of the comics collective Boston Comics Roundtable; her stories have appeared in the group's anthologies Inbound and In a Single Bound.

Cathy is currently pursuing a master's degree in health communication at Tufts University. She has given talks on the use of comics in healthcare for the Health and Science Communication Association and at Nerdnite Boston.

When she's not cartooning, Cathy works as a web application developer in healthcare IT.

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