Amanda Behr

Department Chair

Amanda Behr

Department Chair


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 Chair and Professor.

  • (706) 446-5427
  • CJ 1102


  • 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

  • Da Vinci Award for Exemplary Case Results International Anaplastology Association, 2021

  • AURI Award for Significant Contributions to Augusta University’s COVID-19 Response, Development of 3D Face Shields to Protect Clinical Staff from COVID-19 AURI , 2020

  • 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

  • Maurice Hitchcock Award for Outstanding Poster, First Place, Partnership between Medical Education and Medical Illustration Programs. Innovations in Medical Education Conference, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MILL 8021

    Bus. & Res. Mgmt. II
  • MILL 6671

    Electronic Media II
  • MILL 9211

    Investigation of a Problem II
  • MILL 9250

    Master's Project
  • MILL 6651

    Med Illust Tech 1B
  • MILL 6780

    Surgical Techniques
  • MILL 8020

    Bus. & Res. Mgmt. I
  • 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 7651

    Surg Observ Sketching II
  • MILL 7660

    Med Illust Tech IIA
  • MILL 7670

    Multimedia I
  • MILL 7650

    Surg Observ Sketching I

Teaching Interests

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


Selected Recent Publications

  • The Imaginative Work of Steven J. Harrison A Tribute to Our Friend and Colleague, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Spring Fest 2022, North Augusta Cultural Arts Council. North Augusta Arts and Heritage Center, 2022
    Art - Exhibition, Competitive
  • WestoBoutique, 2021
    Art - Exhibition, Invitational
  • Augusta Handmade Fair, 2021
    Art - Arts Festival
  • WestoBoutique, 2020
    Art - Exhibition, Invitational

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.

Professional Service

  • Board for Certification in Clinical Anaplastology 2021 - Present

    Role: Officer, Treasurer