Amanda Behr

Program Director

Amanda Behr

Program Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Medical Illustration

The Graduate School

Bio

Amanda Y. Behr, MA, CCA, CMI, FAMI is a board certified Medical Illustrator and Certified Clinical Anaplastologist who serves the Department of Medical Illustration as Program Director.

  • (706) 446-5427
  • CJ 1107

Education

  • MA, Medical Illustration/Medical I Johns Hopkins Hospital Schools, 2004

  • MA, Illustration. Johns Hopkins University, 2004

  • BFA, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Libe University of Georgia, 2002

Certifications

  • Certified Clinical Anaplastologist Board for Certification of Clinical Anaplastology, 2014

  • Certified Medical Illustrator Board for Certification in Medical Illustration, 2005

Awards & Honors

  • Maurice Hitchcock Award for Outstanding Poster, First Place Innovations in Medical Education Conference, 2019

  • Award of Excellence, Animation – Didactic Association of Medical Illustrators, 2018

  • Members’ Choice Award for New Media Association of Medical Illustrators, 2018

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MILL 9211

    Investigation of a Problem II
  • MILL 9250

    Master's Project
  • MILL 7660

    Med Illust Tech IIA
  • MILL 7670

    Multimedia I
  • MILL 7650

    Surg Observ Sketching I
  • MILL 8021

    Bus. & Res. Mgmt. II
  • MILL 6671

    Electronic Media II
  • MILL 6651

    Med Illust Tech 1B
  • PATH 6011

    Pathology for MI II
  • MILL 6780

    Surgical Techniques
  • MILL 6670

    Electronic Media I
  • MILL 9210

    Invest of a Problem
  • PROR 7025

    Maxillofacial Prosthodontics I
  • MILL 7661

    Med Illust Tech IIB
  • MILL 6650

    Med Illustration Tec IA
  • MILL 7671

    Multimedia II
  • PHAS 5136

    Otolaryngology
  • PATH 6010

    Pathology for MI I
  • MILL 7651

    Surg Observ Sketching II

Teaching Interests

• Visuals for patient education,
• 3D Modeling and Animation,
• Design and print production,
• Traditional illustration media
Medical sculpture

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Validation of a Simulation Model for Laparoscopic Myomectomy Developed with 3D-Printed Molds, 2018
    Conference Proceeding
  • Caries Management with ICDAS I: Early Pit and Fissure Lesions, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Feasibility of Simultaneous Orthogonal Plane Imaging with Tilt for Short-Axis Evaluation of the Pulmonic Valve by Transesophageal Echocardiography., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

The integration of 3D printing and 3D scanning technologies in medicine:

• Use of DICOM data and 3D printing to create custom surgical implants and custom medical models for surgical planning and education.
• Use of 3D Design, 3D scanning and 3D printing in Anaplastology and other medical specialties such as OT and PT or education and patient treatment.
• Use of Serious Games and simulation for medical education.
• Role of Anaplastologist in facial or limb transplant teams.
• Visual standards for patient education materials.