Terry Dagradi received her BFA from Tyler School of Art of Temple University, majoring in studio arts and photography. Since 1988 she has worked as a photographer and designer at the Yale School of Medicine in ITS Photo & Design. She has taken hundreds of portraits, documented events and architecture, and covered editorial and medical assignments. Documenting brain surgery has been one of the highlights.
She Co-Founded the New Haven Photo Arts Collective in 1996, with a mission that people connected by a similar passion for photography can make great things happen together while supporting and encouraging the visions of individuals.
She has served as Director & Curator of the Yale Medical Group Art Place Exhibitions since 2000, transforming a busy clinic building into a vibrant public gallery space.
But it was a box of 5x7 glass plate negatives of Dr. Harvey Cushing’s brain surgery patients that she printed some 15 years ago which started a journey leading to her position as Curator of The Cushing Center at Yale School of Medicine. 10,000 of those same negatives are still patiently waiting to be digitized and discovered.
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