About the artist
Dr. Leslie Arwin's Anatomical T-shirts feature bones, muscles and other organs in accurate detail. As a physician, medical illustrator and anatomist, Dr. Arwin can assure you that her T-shirts are 100% anatomically correct.
Before she went to medical school, Dr. Arwin studied Medical Illustration and drew pictures for medical texts. She taught anatomy at the University of Michigan and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
Dr. Arwin was Board Certified in Family Medicine and in Occupational Medicine. She worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs at the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor, helping Veterans obtain compensation for the injuries or illnesses they may have suffered while in military service. She worked for the VA in Washington, DC, working with VHA and VBA to try to improve the system for Compensation and Pension exams.
Dr. Arwin learned to draw at Cass Technical High School in Detroit. While in high school, she worked at her parents' art gallery, The Arwin Galleries, where she was inspired by the artists she met there.
In 2012, Dr. Arwin retired from medicine and is now a fitness professional. She teaches downhill skiing at Mt. Brighton, a Vail resort. She teaches Pilates at the Washtenaw Community College Health and Fitness Center. She is a certified TPI Golf Fitness professional.