Amanda Behr

Associate Professor

Amanda Behr

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Medical Illustration

The Graduate School


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 an Associate Professor.

  • (706) 446-5427
  • CJ 1107


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

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


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

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

Awards & Honors

  • Award for Significant Contributions to Augusta University’s COVID-19 Response Augusta University Research Institute, 2020

  • 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 8021

    Bus. & Res. Mgmt. II
  • MILL 6671

    Electronic Media II
  • MILL 7011

    Human Anatomy Part II
  • MILL 9211

    Investigation of a Problem II
  • MILL 9250

    Master's Project
  • MILL 6651

    Med Illust Tech 1B
  • 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

  • MILL 7660

    Med Illust Tech IIA
  • MILL 6658

    Medical Sculpture
  • MILL 7670

    Multimedia I

Teaching Interests

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


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.