Adrienne Alison, BSc’81, is an artist with deep family roots in medicine, best known for her War of 1812 monument in front of the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa. In Toronto, she is well regarded for her nuanced work at the intersection of art and medicine. She was one of only five students accepted annually to the U of T Biomedical Communications program, where she gained understanding of anatomy by dissecting a complete cadaver with her first year medical classmates. After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine’s Biomedical Communications program, she established and operated the Head and Neck Prosthetic Clinic at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center. At one time, she was the sole fabricator of finger prostheses in Canada.