Dr. Beam graduated from the University of New Mexico in July of 2013 with his Ph.D. in Physical Education, Sports, and Exercise Science. He received his Master's Degree in Health and Exercise Science from Louisiana Tech University in March of 2007 and his Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics from Louisiana Tech University in February of 2006.
Currently, Dr. Beam is an Assistant Professor in the School of Fitness Education at Santa Fe Community College in Santa Fe, NM. He started teaching at Santa Fe Community College in January 2014. He is a certified personal trainer with the American Council on Exercise. His major areas of interest are resistance training, sports nutrition, exercise metabolism, disease prevention, and aging. He lives in Rio Rancho, NM, and he enjoys spending time outdoors and with his wife and one-year-old son.
What's the first career you dreamed of having as a child?
Air Force pilot
Who has influenced you most in life?
My Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Without saying what the category is, what are your top five?
5. Health & Wellness