Tomasz Beer, MD

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"Dr. Beer has been involved in more than 100 clinical trials and has led studies that tested new drugs in humans for the first time as well as large global studies that challenge the current standard of care. In addition to developing, carrying out and leading clinical trials, Dr. Beer is strongly interested in bringing knowledge about cancer clinical trials to people living with cancer. Dr. Beer teamed up with Larry Axmaker, a cancer survivor and clinical trial participant to author a book entitled Cancer Clinical Trials, A Commonsense Guide to Experimental Cancer Therapies and Clinical Trials."

Grover C. Bagby Endowed Chair for Prostate Cancer Research Professor of Medicine 

EXPERTISE: Prostate Cancer

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION & TRAINING:

Fellowship: Fellow in Hematology and Medical Oncology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland  

Residencies: 1992-1994 Resident in Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, 1995-1996 Chief Resident in Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland.

Medical School: M.D. The John's Hopkins University School of Medicine

School: B.A The John's Hopkins University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Instructor, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland
  • Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine ,Oregon Health and Science University, Portland  
  • Associate Professor, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland  
  • Grover C. Bagby Endowed Chair for Prostate Cancer Research OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, September 2007
  • Professor, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland
  • Acting Head, Hormone and Reproductive Malignancies Program, OHSU Cancer Institute
  • Director, Prostate Cancer Research Program, OHSU Cancer Institute
  • Leader, Prostate Cancer Focus Group, Solid Tumors Program, OHSU Cancer Institute
  • Head, Section of Solid Tumor Oncology, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, OHSU Department of Medicine
  • Deputy Director, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
  • Staff Physician, Portland VA Medical Center  

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

  • American Board of Internal Medicine 
  • ABIM, Medical Oncology 

SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • Area(s) of Research/Scholarly Interest
    • Clinical trials in Prostate Cancer
    • Preclinical investigation in prostate cancer
    • Genetic risk factors for prostate cancer
  • Faculty on Major Advisory Boards
    • Clinical Trial Endpoints in Prostate Cancer, Baltimore, MD, May 2005
  • Awards
    • Beneficial Hodson Scholar, The Johns Hopkins University
    • Alpha Epsilon Delta
    • Tau Beta Pi
    • Departmental and General Honors, The Johns Hopkins University
    • Alpha Omega Alpha
    • Resident Teaching Award
    • N.L. Tartar Research Fellow
    • Jean and Harold Grossman- American Cancer Society Cancer Research Fellow
    • Robert D. Goldman Award
    • Fellow, American College of Physicians
    • Best Doctors in America Listing
    • Portland Magazine's "Top Docs '08" listings
    • Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. America's Top Doctors listings
    • Marquis Who's Who listing
    • The Global Directory of Who's Who listing
    • America's Top Oncologists 2008 Edition
    • Cambridge Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals in Healthcare "Honors Edition" listing
    • Marquis Who's Who in America listing, 63rd Edition
    • Castle Connolly Medical ltd. America's Top Doctor's for Cancer 5th edition
    • The Global Directory of Who's Who listing
    • Guide to America's Top Oncologists, 2009 Edition
    • OHSU Technology innovation Award for Pulse doses of vitamin D and Analogues as Anticancer Therapy
    • Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare 7th Edition
    • Best Doctors in America Listings
    • Marquis Who's Who in America listing 64th Edition
    • 2010 Man of the Year in Medicine and Healthcare, American Biographical institute, Inc.
    • Top 3 OHSU Technology innovation Award for Pulse Doses of Vitamin D and Analogues as Anticancer Therapy
    • Marquis Who's Who in America listings, 65th Edition
    • Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering listing, 11th Edition