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Alan Earl Beer

Alan Earl Beer, American microbiologist, educator. Diplomate: American Board Ob-Gyn. Recipient Lalor Foundation award, 1969; Carl F. Hartman award American Fertility Society, 1970.

Background

  • Beer, Alan Earl was born on April 14, 1937 in Milford, Indiana, United States. Son of Theo and Naoma Marguerite (Speheger) Beer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Indiana University, 1959. Doctor of Medicine, Indiana University, 1962.

    Career

    • Resident in Ob-Gyn Hospital of University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1965-1968. United States Public Health Service/Ford Foundation fellow Department Medical Genetics and Ob-Gyn, University Pennsylvania, 1968-1970. Assistant professor department Ob-Gyn, University Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 1971-1973, associate professor, 1973-1976, professor, 1976-1979.

      Bates professor, chairman department Ob-Gyn, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1979-1984. Professor Obstetrics and gynaecology, director Reproductive Immunology Laboratories, 1984-1987. Professor microbiology, immunology, obstetrics and gynecology Chicago Medical School, 1987—2006.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate: American Board Ob-Gyn.

    Works

    • Associate editor: Journal Reproductive Immunology, 1979, editor-in-chief, 1979-2006. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Served with United States Public Health Service, 1963-1965. Member American College Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Fertility Society, International Transplantation Society, American Medical Association, Society for Study of Reproduction, Society for Gynecological Investigation, American Association Ob-Gyn., American Society Immunology of Reproduction (president 1985).

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Gudeman, August 17, 1958. Children– Michael, Elizabeth, Margaret, Laura.
    • father: Theo Beer
    • mother: Naoma Marguerite (Speheger) Beer
    • spouse: Dorothy Gudeman
    • children: Michael Beer
    • Elizabeth Beer
    • Margaret Beer
    • Laura Beer
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    Born April 14, 1937
    Died May 1, 2006
    (aged 69)
    Nationality
    • 1959
      Indiana University
    • 1962
      Indiana University
    • 1965 - 1968
      Resident, in Ob-Gyn Hospital of University Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1968 - 1970
      United States Public Health Service/Ford Foundation fellow, Department Medical Genetics and Ob-Gyn
    • 1971 - 1973
      assistant, professor department Ob-Gyn
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1979 - 1984
      Bates professor, department Ob-Gyn
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    • 1979 - 1984
      chairman, department Ob-Gyn
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      professor, Reproductive Immunology Laboratories
    • 1984 - 1987
      director, Reproductive Immunology Laboratories
    • 1987 - 2006
      professor, microbiology
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