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Ms. Healey is a highly skilled medical artist and founder of two companies that are devoted to creating unique customized external body prostheses created for the mass market using new manufacturing technologies that contribute to the quality of life of patients without the cost and risks of additional reconstructive surgery.



New Attitude Prostheses
Founder and CEO

910 Queen St. West, Suite B06

New Attitude Prosthetic Designs Inc
Founder and CEO

251 West 30th St 6th FLR
New York City, NY 


Prosthetic Restorations
910 Queen St. West, Suite B06


Department of Restorative Prosthetics 

Sunnybrook Health Science Centre




Certified Clinical Anaplastologist
Certified provider of custom made life like and functional facial
and body prostheses that restore the appearance of patients.


Authorizer:  Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s
Assistive Devices Program (ADP); Maxillo-Facial Extra Oral Division,  
Provider of facial prosthesest to patients in Ontario, Canada 
reimbursed by the provincial government



B.Sc., Art as Applied to Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

AOCA, Ontario College of Art,
Toronto, ON



ASME Subcommittee on Non Metallic Additive Manufacturing 

Materials Extrusion  Advisors Group
March 2021 - Present

ASME Medical AM/3DP Advisors Group 
American Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Advisors Group
March 2019 - Present

President, Board for Certification in Clinical Anaplastology
October 2018 - October 2020

Committee Member - Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
Working Group on 3D printing applied to medical applications.
June 2017 to July 2018

Board Member Board for Certification in Anaplastology,
2015 to 2020

Board Member Subtle Technologies, Toronto, Canada
2009 to 2011

Reviewer THE BREAST, Elsevier Publisher
2009 to Present

President American Anaplastology Association
1998 -1999

Program Chair 1999, American Anaplastology Association,
It’s a Material World, 14th Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada
June 9 – 12, 1999

Advisor on Maxillofacial Prosthetics,Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Assistive Devices Program; Prosthetic and Orthotics Standing Committee
2002 – 2005




External Breast Prostheses: Misinformation and False Beliefs
Healey IR, MedGenMed Ob/Gyn & Women's Health,
Medscape General Medicine,Sep 2003

Using a Transparent Silicone Mold to Fabricate a Facial Prosthesis
Healey IR, The Journal of Facial and Somato Prosthetics
Vol 3(2) pg. 95 - 104, Nov 1997

Wax: An Introduction to Its Practical Application in Anaplastology
Healey IR, The Journal of Facial and Somato Prosthetics
Vol 3(2) 111 - 118, Nov 1997

Fabrication of a Custom Ocular Moisture Chamber
Healey IR, De Groot LM, The Journal of Facial and Somato Prosthetics
Vol 2(2) pg. 93 - 97,
 Aug 1996

Craniofacial Applications for Osseointegrated
Anderson JD, Healey IR,
Ontario Dentist, pg. 16 - 20, May 1995





Plastic Surgery Is Not for Everyone: Options Following a Mastectomy

By Elaine Schattner The Atlantic, September 23, 2011


My Soul Is Among Lions: Pages from the Breast Cancer Archives 

by Ellen Leopold  Valley Green Press (April 10 2014)
Chapter 5, Barbie Meets Breast Canc

Craniofacial Prostheses Anaplastology and Osseointegration
edited by Per-Ingvar Branemark, MD, PhD, Marcelo Ferraz De Oliveira, DDS,
1997 Quintessence Publishing Company Inc.



Prosthetic Designs Fashioning an Altered Identity


The Digital Fashion Online Summit was a two day event that featured ground breaking technology disrupting the world of fashion, including immersive workshops and networking opportunities with leading technologists, innovators and disruptors
March 28th-29th 2021

Using 3D Printing to Create Better Prosthetic Devices for Women

 An historical overview of breast prostheses and discussion on how the increasing number of women using 3D printing and the ongoing development of 3D printing capabilities creates the opportunity to provide better prosthetic devices for women.
TIPE 3D Printing | 2021 by Women in 3D Printing  
Online summit January 28th and 29th 2021

Using 3D Printing to Create Novel Devices in External Body Prostheses
A Rotman Healthcare Management Association, 3DHeals and Full Script event 3D Printing & The Body, Entrepreneurship in Med Devices

Rotman School of Management, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 March 20, 2019

3D Talk Boston 3D Printing & Healthcare

Cyant and Women in 3D Printing  presented 3DTalk, an industry specific educational event series focusing on 3D printing and related technologies and featuring leading women in the industry. Hosted by Barbara Hanna & Nora Toure

SIMPeds Boston, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

April 5, 2018

Manufacturing An Anatomically Correction Soft Tissue Prosthetic for a Lower Leg Amputee  A Case Study: Comparing Clinical Time / Material Costs in Traditional vs 3D Printing  

Printing Manufacturing: Fabricating Materials into

Traditional & Complex Objects
Conference hosted by InnoPlast Solutions, Inc. Miami Beach, FL, USA,
March 22 - 24, 2016

Design and Manufacturing Minneapolis Keynote Presentation 
Print It Forward: Bettering Lives with 3D Printed Prostheses, 
Minnesota Medtech Conference
Nov 4 - 5 2015

(Re)membering: Observations on the  Desire for Restoration
After an Altered Identity
, Open Source Cancer:
Hackers and Biodigital Rituals of Sharing,

Presented by Letters & Handshakes and ArtSci Salon,

The Fields Institute, University of Toronto
July 21, 2014


Custom Breast Prostheses After Radiation 
Sacramento Area Mammography Society
“Excellence in Mammography”, Annual Meeting
Sacramento, California 
Feb 2, 2013

Custom Breast Prostheses for the Irradiated Patient
Sacramento Area Mammography Society
“Excellence in Mammography”, Annual Meeting
Sacramento, California 

Feb 5, 2011


Breast Prostheses: 
Information and Options

Wellspring Breast Cancer Support Group
Halton Peel Mississauga, ON
March 29, 2004


External Breast Prostheses and the Lack of Evidence Based
information.What is the impact on women’s post-treatment life?
Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Center,

Breast Site Rounds, Toronto, ON
Nov 6, 2003

Asking Why and Why Not - With Breast Prostheses
Breast Cancer Action Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
Oct 6, 2003

Sculpting / Moldmaking / Body Prostheses
Forum 2000: Facial and Body Prostheses
Westcliff-On-Sea, Essex, England
Oct 4 – 6, 2000


Using 3D Printing To Create A Prosthesis For Patients
With A Pa
rtial Foot Amputation 
RAPID + TCT, Cobo Center,
Detroit, Michigan, May 20-23, 2019 

Using Additive Manufacturing to Create Soft Tissue
Prosthetics After a Sarcoma Diagnosis

RAPID + TCT, Fort Worth Convention Center
Fort Worth, TX  April 23-26, 2018


Creation of Functional Finger Prostheses Combining
3D Printing with Traditional Materials

RAPID + TCT, David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Fort Worth, TX  May 8-11, 2017

Prosthesis As Flesh: Art and Empowerment in the
Restoration of Missing Soft Tissue,
The Way Of All Flesh
CUNY Graduate Center English Student Association Conference,
in collaboration with the Morbid Anatomy Museum
New York City, April 7–8 2016


Highly Accurate, Customized Prototyping for Medical
3D Printing of External Body Prostheses

MedTechWorld Medical Device Manufacture
SchaumburgConvention Center
Schaumburg, IL, October 15-16, 2014

Which Types Of External Body Prostheses Benefit Most From
Today’s New Manufacturing Technologies? An Overview

Society of Manufacturing Engineers, RAPID
Detroit, MI, June 11, 2014  

Transcending the Mastectomy: The Role Of Aesthetics And
Technology In Custom External Breast Prostheses

6th World Conference on Breast Cancer
Hamilton, ON, June 7 – 11, 2011

Bilateral Auricular Prosthesis: Working
With a Prior Surgical Reconstruction

American Anaplastology Association, 2008 Annual Conference
Emory Conference Center, Atlanta, GA, Nov 6 – 9, 2008

Art as Applied to Medicine: Reconfiguring the Body
Subtle Technologies: in situ art/body/medicine 
Toronto, ON, May  24 – 27, 2007

An Approach to Achieving A Functional Fit 
19th Scientific Congress on Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Technology
Southlands College, London, England, Sep 8 – 10, 1999

An Outline of the Considerations That Are Necessary To Create A Prosthesis
10th International Symposium of Surgical Prosthetic and Epithetics
and American Anaplastology Association 13th Annual Conference
Linz, Austria, Oct 7 – 10, 1998

Planning for an Osseointegrated Nasal Prosthesis
and Fabrication of Underlying Acrylic Plate

American Anaplastology Association12th Annual Conference
Orlando, FL, May 28 – 31, 1997

Reliable Dry Pigments and Reference Materials Available
From The Field Of Fine Art, Conference on Colouring of Facial Prostheses 

COMPRU, Misericordia Hospital, Edmonton, AB, March 10 – 11, 1996

Using a Transparent Silicone Mold to Fabricate a Facial Prosthesis
American Anaplastology Association, 11th Annual Conference
Portland, OR, June 13 – 16, 1996

Using a Transparent Silicone Mold to Fabricate a Facial Prosthesis
17th Scientific Congress on Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Technology
Norwich, England, Sep 10 – 13, 1995

A Nasomaxillary Prosthesis Retained by Osseointegrated Implants
American Anaplastology Association, 10th Annual Conference
Indianapolis, IN, May 12 -14, 1995

Creating an Ear Prosthesis: A Sculptor’s Point of View
American  Anaplastology Association, Annual Conference
Palm Springs, CA, April 29 - May 1, 1994

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