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

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs, MDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to milk. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to milk.
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?