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Caput Medusae


This is a portrait of my friend and medical school classmate stylized as ‘caput medusae,’ or ‘head of Medusa.’ However, instead of snakes coming out of her head there are just gummy worms.

Melissa Warne (3 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Albany Medical College


Melissa is a third year medical student at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY class of 2023. In 2019, she graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Science in biology and a minor in visual arts. She enjoys drawing, painting, cooking, playing tennis, hiking with her husband, and crocheting hats for her 4 (soon to be 6) nephews in her free time. After graduating medical school, Melissa would like to pursue a career in ophthalmology.