Lynsey is one of 300 trained professional medical illustrators in the world who believes through connections and collaborations we can solve problems together.
Director of Innovation at the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center
Since joining Augusta University in 2012, Lynsey has dived into student motivation and impactful engagement in developing INNOVATE, an annual student pitch competition to benefit the local community and educational experience with fellow leaders Dr. Heboyan and Scott Thorp.
Lynsey believes in driving innovation through collaboration. She excels in motivation and engagement in academia, gamification, interactive experiences, and empathetic design thinking. Working with Dr. Andy Hauger and William Gray, they created a team to create a device to promote positive reinforcement for hand hygiene health, which won a state award in community research. She also led the effort of 60+ individuals and external companies to create reusable personal protective equipment amid the coronavirus pandemic for our front-line healthcare workers.
Lynsey also has years of experience in driving the growth and success of small businesses by conducting comprehensive market research, crafting strategic plans, and fostering brand development for the unique markets of equestrian management, healthcare product brand development, and pharmaceutical training. This allowed her to help support partnerships and networks with potential collaborators and industry connections.
Currently, her research passions include studying development in virtual reality under the advisement of Dr. Jason Orlosky for the benefit of healthcare individuals through empathy and motivation.