Amanda Behr received her master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine program in Biological and Medical Illustration. She completed internships in anaplastology with Juan Garcia at the Johns Hopkins Facial Prosthetics Clinic and with Gillian Duncan for Prosthetics at Graphica Medica. She is a certified medical illustrator and a certified clinical anaplastologist.
In January of 2013, Amanda joined the Faculty of the Department of Medical Illustration at Augusta University as Assistant Professor. She became Clinical Director and Anaplastologist for Augusta University's Clinic for Prosthetic Restoration in 2014, serving patients in need of facial and somatic prosthetics. In 2015, she was named interim chair and program director of Augusta University’s Department of Medical Illustration.
She has served the board of the International Anaplastology Association as Secretary and President. Amanda has been a board member of the Vesalius Trust since 2009, and is currently and advisor to the board.
Amanda’s research interests include the affordable integration of 3D printing and 3D scanning technologies in medicine. She is particularly interested in the use of DICOM data and 3D printing to create custom surgical implants and custom medical models for surgical planning and education.