The Work

In addition to medical illustrations for educators, activists, and organizations, below are some examples of my work.

Folx Health 
Medical Illustrator
From the "What's Whats" to the "How-To's," FOLX clinicians, team, and community provides answers to questions about healthcare and delivers queer and trans medical care on patients' terms without ignorance, judgment, or hassle. By queer and trans people, for queer and trans people.
Expected Physical Changes with Estrogen HRT
Expected Physical Changes with Testosterone HRT
Testosterone HRT & Bottom Growth

Association of Medical Illustration 2016 Annual Conference: 
Normativity and Diversity in Healthcare Imagery, Graduate Programs, and Profession
Presentation by Katja Tetzlaff, Jenni Hollis, LM Martinez
A call to action for the profession of medical illustration to address the problems of normativity, prioritize inclusive representation, and diversify the demographics of the profession and graduate programs.

Association of American Medical Colleges/AAMC
Continuing Medical Education Ad Hoc Committee
Committee Member and Medical Illustrator
Implementing Curricular and Institutional Climate Changes to Improve Health Care for Individuals Who Are LGBT, Gender Nonconforming, or Born with DSD
This groundbreaking publication assists institutions in implementing curricular and climate changes that will make substantial strides toward equality for all people.

Clinical Vignette Series:
Participant/Actor
Welcoming Patients at the Front Desk
Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention
Assessing Sexually Transmitted Infection Symptoms

Association of Medical Illustration Diversity Committee and Task Force 
Founding Member
The AMI, as the premier association of professionals who create visual media to communicate concepts in medicine, healthcare, and the life sciences, is cognizant of the impact our visual communications have upon the people and institutions who use them. The AMI Diversity Task Force is committed to using our unique skills to fairly represent the diversity of the world in which we live and to model that consciousness within our own membership.

Trauma, Resilience, and Health Promotion in LGBT Patients: What Every Healthcare Provider Should Know
Illustrator. Edited by Kristen L. Eckstrand and Jennifer Potter
This book has two goals: to educate healthcare professionals about the effect of identity-based adversity on the health of their LGBT patients, and to outline how providers can use the clinical encounter to promote LGBT patients’ resilience in the face of adversity and thereby facilitate recovery.

The Singing Teacher's Guide to Transgender Voices
Illustrator. By Liz Jackson Hearns, Brian Kremer (Contributor)
The Singing Teacher's Guide to Transgender Voices is the first comprehensive and illustrated resource developed for training transgender and non- binary singers. 

Chicago Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
Speakers Bureau
The Chicago AHEC Speakers Bureau links professionals representing diverse health careers to career seekers, particularly youth and young adults, to inform, motivate, and empower them to pursue attainable health career goals, and provides professional mentorship to historically excluded students who are enrolled in health career programs across the Chicagoland area.

Teen Vogue: Everything You Need to Know About Transgender Bathroom Rights
Contributor. By Lily Puckett April 18 2016
..."There are measures stores, restaurants, or other public places can take to make their facilities more trans-inclusive, says Katja Tetzlaff, a Chicago-based medical illustrator and educator who specializes in biomedical visualizations of trans and intersex bodies."...

UIC Chancellor's Committee on the Status of LGBTQ People 
2018-2019 Co-Chair, 2015-2018 Member
The CCSLGBTQP is an advisory body dedicated to promoting the academic, professional, cultural and social welfare of the LGBTQIA+ community as well as providing leadership on the history, needs and resources of said population at UIC.

UIC College of Applied Health Science's Health and Diversity Academy Fellowship Program
2017-2018 Director, 2015-2017 Co-Facilitator
Formerly the Urban Allied Health Academy, the HDA is an extracurricular fellowship program that offers students the opportunity to study the economic, social, and cultural issues that affect healthcare.