Leveraging Public Health and Business Expertise
BEAM is a partnership among respected institutions and nationally recognized public health thought leaders that marshals their expertise and experience in public health and business education.
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is among the top academic medical centers in the U.S. The School’s Department of Public Health Sciences offers eight degree programs and six joint degrees, including the nation’s largest MD/MPH program for aspiring public health physicians.
The de Beaumont Foundation is a national leader in the public health field. The staff of the Foundation bring decades of hands-on experience in public health practice, education, training, and management.
BEAM’s National Advisory Board
We are grateful to the members of the BEAM National Advisory Board who shared their expertise to help shape the BEAM course
Susan Allan, MPH, MD, JD – Associate Professor, University of Washington
William M. Barnes, PhD, MBA – Former NACCHO Interim Co-Executive Director
Interim Executive Co-Director, Chief Program Officer, National Association of County and City Health Officials
Georges Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP – Executive Director, APHA
Les Becker, MBA – COFO, Harris County Public Health
Michael Fraser, PhD, MA – Executive Director, ASTHO
Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH – Chief Public Health Officer, Cambridge Public Health Department
Vincent Lafronza, EdD – President and CEO, NNPHI
Melissa Moore, MSW, MBA – Behavioral and Public Health Branch Chief Division of Nursing and Public Health Bureau of Health Workforce Health Resources and Services Administration
Donna Peterson, ScD, MHS, CPH – Dean, College of Public Health, University of South Florida
Celeste Phillip, MD – Former Surgeon General and Secretary, State of Florida
Kate Pfirman, CPA – Deputy Commissioner, Georgia Department of Community Health
Lillian Rivera, RN, MSN, PhD – Former Administrator and Health Officer, Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County, 2007-2019
Umair Shah, MD, MPH – Executive Director, Harris County Public Health
Pattie Simone, MD – Director of the Division of Scientific Education & Professional Development, CDC
Arvy Smith, CPA – Former Deputy State Health Officer, North Dakota Department of Health
Lori Tremmel-Freeman, MBA – Former CEO, AMCHP
Keith Yamamoto – Former Deputy Director of Health, Hawaii State Department of Health