A graduate of Yale University, Dr. Beard received his Medical Degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. His residency was at the Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. A native Oregonian, Dr. Beard returned to the Northwest for his fellowship training at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. He has written or co-authored many articles regarding diabetes and other endocrine conditions. Prior to joining PDEC in 1991, Dr. Beard was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington.
UNC School of Medicine 1976
Charity Hospital 1977
Tulane University School of Medicine 1979
University of Washington School of Medicine 1981
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism