Dr. Peter Liacouras is the Director of Services for the 3D Medical Applications Center (3D MAC) at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. 3D MAC is an additive manufacturing (3D Printing) facility within the Department of Radiology.
Since 2006, Dr. Liacouras has applied additive manufacturing techniques to medical applications for the Department of Defense. As the Director of Services, Dr. Liacouras has successfully expanded the center’s capabilities, increased efficiency, improved quality control, lowered hospital costs, improved training and education of 3D digital applications, and increased accessibility of the center’s resources to all DOD and VA medical facilities.
Dr. Liacouras holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Mathematics from James Madison University and a Master of Science, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy, in Biomedical Engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University. He holds two appointments as an Assistant Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is a member and active participant in many professional organizations and has been recognized with the Distinguished Innovator Operators Award (DINO) in additive manufacturing by AMUG and the AM Industry Achievement Award by SME. He lives in North Potomac, MD with his beautiful wife and three sons.