Last updated on: 9/26/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Theodore Beals, MD Biography

Title:
Former Chief of Pathology at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Ann Arbor, MI
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“My personal take on this is it’s obvious…that fresh market – raw market milk is in fact a prebiotic. It does stimulate beneficial organisms.”

Testimony, Organic Pastures v. State of California, Apr. 25, 2008

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Board Member, Farm to Consumer Foundation, 2001-present
  • National Director of Diagnostic Services, US Veterans Administration, Washington, DC, 1995-2001
  • National Director of Pathology & Laboratory Services, US Veterans Administration, Washington, DC, 1989-1995
  • Pathologist, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 1971-1989
  • Professor, University of Michigan School of Medicine, 1971-2001
  • Board Member, Advisory Board of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • Board certification, anatomic pathology, 1971
Education:
  • MD, Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1966
  • MS, Microbiology, University of Michigan, 1957
  • BS, Microbiology, University of Michigan, 1956
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Raw Milk More Healthful Than Pasteurized Milk?