Director, Marketing & Creative Services




Paul Dressel is Director of Creative Services and Marketing. He received his bachelor’s degree in medical illustration from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He recently joined the Jacobs Institute after 30+ years with University at Buffalo Neurosurgery as its director of medical illustration. Paul has extensive experience in medical illustration, photography & video production, graphic design, publishing, and marketing. His work has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed neuroscience journals and textbooks, helping to elevate the neurosurgery department’s national top 10 ranking.

He has extensive knowledge of the latest multi-media presentation technologies and built a state-of-the-art broadcast studio within the Gates Vascular Institute specifically for transmitting live surgeries and teleconferencing to academic and medical institutions around the world.

Paul designs and produces various marketing pieces for the Jacobs Institute as well as coordinate their strategic marketing and social media efforts. He also oversees the recording and production of surgical videos to enrich the educational content of training and educational programs for industry partners.

He is married with two grown children.