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Robert Lewis Beamer

Robert Lewis Beamer, American pharmacist, educator. Named Outstanding Teacher, American Association College Pharmaceutical, Charleston, South Carolina, 1988. Member Transportation Advisory Board on Bussing, Columbia, 1990-1992; board directors Columbia Senior Center, since 1991. Member American Pharmaceutical Association, American Chemical Society, Columbia Torch Club, Capital Rotary Club (committee chairman 1993-1994).

Background

  • Beamer, Robert Lewis was born on June 9, 1933 in Pulaski, Virginia, United States. Son of Harold Lee and Mary Overton (Smith) Beamer.

  • Education

    • Student, Davidson College, 1952. Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Medical College Virginia, 1955. Master of Science, Medical College Virginia, 1957.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Medical College Virginia, 1959.

    Career

    • Assistant professor University South Carolina, Columbia, 1959-1964, associate professor, 1964-1968, professor medicinal chemistry and biochemistry, 1968-1972. Associate dean, professor College Pharmacy, University South Carolina, 1972-1975, professor medinal chemistry and biochemistry, 1975-1977, professor medicinal chemistry & biochemistry department basic pharmaceutical, 1978-1992, professor, department chair department basic pharmaceutical science, since 1992. Visiting professor biochemistry department biochemistry Cornell University Medical College, New York City, 1977-1978.

      President Council on Aging of Midlands, Columbia, 1987-1991.

    Works

    • General, Organic & Biochemistry
    • The seventh edition of General, Organic, and Biochemistry is designed to help undergraduate health-related majors, and students of all other majors, understand key concepts and appreciate the significant connections between chemistry, health, disease, and the treatment of disease.
    • General, Organic and Biochemistry
    • The eighth edition of General, Organic, and Biochemistry is designed to help undergraduate health-related majors, and students of all other majors, understand key concepts and appreciate the significant connections between chemistry, health, disease, and the treatment of disease.
    • Principles of Biochemistry (5th Edition)
    • Principles of Biochemistry provides a concise introduction to fundamental concepts of biochemistry, striking the right balance of rigor and detail between the encyclopedic volumes and the cursory overview texts available today.
    • Headache in Children and Adolescents, 2nd ED
    • This is a clinically useful book for pediatricians and other primary care providers who take care of children to guide them in the best ways to take care of children and teenagers who have headaches.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Everyone needs salvation. Everyone can reach salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The supportive small group inside the Church is the most powerful tool for people to feel that they belong and also to learn and grow.

    Membership

    Member Transportation Advisory Board on Bussing, Columbia, 1990-1992. Board directors Columbia Senior Center, since 1991. Member American Pharmaceutical Association, American Chemical Society, Columbia Torch Club, Capital Rotary Club (committee chairman 1993-1994).

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, computers, painting, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Bobbie Joan Fanning, June 6, 1959. 1 child, Janelle Elizabeth Beamer Collins.
    • father: Harold Lee Beamer
    • mother: Mary Overton (Smith) Beamer
    • spouse: Bobbie Joan Fanning
    • child: Janelle Elizabeth Beamer Collins Beamer
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    Nationality
    • 1952
      Davidson College
    • 1955
      Medical College Virginia
    • 1957
      Medical College Virginia
    • 1959
      Medical College Virginia
    • 1959 - 1964
      Assistant, professor University South Carolina
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      associate, College Pharmacy
    • 1972 - 1975
      professor, College Pharmacy
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