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Congratulations Prof. Norman Barker, MS, MA, RBP, FBCA

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BCA recently learned from Johns Hopkins Art as Applied to Medicine, that long term BCA member and Louis Schmidt Laureate, Norm Barker, FBCA has been awarded the 2022 Ranice W. Crosby Distinguished Achievement Award. On beahlf of all BCA members we wish to congratulate Norm on this great honour.

The recipient of the Ranice W. Crosby Distinguished Achievement Award, for scholarly contributions to the advancement of art as applied to the medical sciences, is Norman J. Barker, MS, MA, Professor of Pathology and Art as Applied to Medicine, and Director of Pathology Photography and Graphic Arts.

Norm has been instrumental in the development and delivery of the Photography course taught to the graduate students in Medical and Biological Illustration (MBI). He has always been willing to share his expertise of professional photography and design with our students, faculty and staff, and in doing so has enhanced the MBI program and the mission of the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine. The reverso of the medallion reads:

PROFESSOR NORMAN J. BARKER, M.S., M.A.
ARTIST • TEACHER • CRAFTSMAN
CAPTURING THE BEAUTY OF SCIENCE

Norm’s own photography work has indeed captured the beauty of science. The award was presented to Norm by Dean Paul Rothman at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Convocation on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.

Congratulations, Norm!

Text and image from Medical Art /Johns Hopkins https://medicalart.johnshopkins.edu/2022-rwc-norm-barker/