Amanda Behr

Department Chair

Amanda Behr

Department Chair


Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Medical Illustration

The Graduate School

Department of 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 7650

    Surg Observ Sketching I
  • 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

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