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CURRICULUM VITAE

Daniel R. Beacher MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Cardiology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital Fox Valley
130 Second Street
Neenah, WI 54956

EDUCATION:
09/2005 - 05/2009 B.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
08/2009 - 05/2014 M.D., University of Minnesota Medical School, Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
09/2012 - 05/2013 Community Public Health Practice Certificate, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Chicago, IL

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2017 - 06/2017 Pediatric Resident, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2017 - 06/2020 Pediatric Cardiology Fellow, Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
08/2020 - Present Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
08/2020 - Present Attending Physician, Bellin Hospital, 744 S Webster Ave, Green Bay, WI 54301
08/2020 - Present Attending Physician, ThedaCare Regional Medical Center- Neenah, 130 2nd St, Neenah, WI 54956
08/2020 - Present Attending Physician, Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s Wisconsin, 8915 W. Connell Ct, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/2020 - Present Attending Physician, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 900 N. 92nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/2020 - Present Attending Physician, Ascension NE Wisconsin- St. Elizabeth Campus, 1506 S Oneida St, Appleton, WI 54915
09/2020 - Present Attending Physician, HSHS St. Vincent Hospital/Prevea Health, 900 S. Webster Ave, Green Bay, WI 54301
05/2021 - Present Attending Physician, Door County Medical Center, 323 S. 18th Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
Pediatrics
10/18/2017
None
Pediatric Cardiology
11/05/2020
None
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Medicine and Surgery
10/31/2019
10/31/2021
Medicine
08/31/2020
08/31/2023
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
05/2009 Magna cum laude with high distinction, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
05/2009 Steer-Johnson Award for Excellence in Physiology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
09/2013 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, University of Minnesota Medical School
06/2015 Crimson Feather Award, Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Pediatric Residency Training Program

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2014 - Present American Academy of Pediatrics

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Prior
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Investigation of the Beta8 Integrin subunit and its role in ovarian cancer
Source:
University of Minnesota Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program grant
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Amy Skubitz Ph.D.; Kristin Boylan Ph.D.
Dates:
02/2008 - 07/2009
 
Title:
Identification of obesity and elevated blood pressure in an outpatient tertiary care setting
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Helen Binns M.D., M.P.H.; Adolfo Ariza M.D.
Dates:
09/2012 - 05/2013
 
Title:
Late Outcomes After Surgical Repair For Tetralogy of Fallot with Absent Pulmonary Valve
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
03/2015 - 12/2017
 
Title:
Cardiac Rehabilitation Outcomes in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Scott Cohen, MD
Dates:
07/2017 - 06/2021
 
Title:
Impact of Valve Type (Ross vs. Mechanical Valve) on Health Related Quality of Life in Children and Young Adults who have Undergone Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Salil Ginde, MD
Dates:
05/2018 - 06/2021
 
Title:
Follow-up Study on Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Reconstruction and Supported Ross Procedures in Adolescent and Young Adult Patients
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Salil Ginde, MD; James Tweddell, MD
Dates:
07/2018 - 12/2019
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Beacher, D.R., Boylan, K.L.M., & Skubitz, A.P.N, The Beta8 Integrin Subunit and Its Role in Ovarian Cancer, University of Minnesota Undergraduate Symposium, Minneapolis, MN, 04/08/2009
Beacher, D.R., Recognition of Elevated Blood Pressure in an Outpatient Pediatric Tertiary Care Setting, Grand Rounds Presentation, Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 04/26/2013
Beacher, D.R., 42 day old male presents with poor weight gain, Professor Rounds Presentation, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin/Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 12/01/2016
Beacher, D., Carroll, B., Coleman, K., Katusic, M., Rosenwald, K., Project POPCORN: Photos of Patient Care Team with Roles and Names, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin Pediatric Residency Quality Improvement Project Poster Session, Milwaukee, WI, 05/18/2017
Beacher, D., Brosig Soto, C., Frommelt, P., Cole, R., Simpson, P., Hraska, V., Ginde, S., Impact of Valve Type (Ross vs. Mechanical Valve) on Health Related Quality of Life in Children and Young Adults who have Undergone Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement, 13th Annual Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics Fellows/Residents Poster Session/Scholarship Recognition Day, Milwaukee, WI, 04/03/2019
Beacher, D.R., Fontan Options with Discontinuous Pulmonary Arteries, Presented during the 2019 S. Bert Litwin Lectureship, Herma Heart Institute, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 10/24/2019
Beacher, D., Brosig Soto, C., Frommelt, P., Cole, R., Simpson, P., Hraska, V., Ginde, S., Impact of Valve Type (Ross vs. Mechanical Valve) on Health Related Quality of Life in Children and Young Adults who have Undergone Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement, 14th Annual Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics Fellows/Residents Virtual Poster Session, Milwaukee, WI, 05/01/2020
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Rosen, J.S., Beacher, D.R., Ariza, A.J., Kwon, S., Quadri-Sheriff, M., Binns, H.J., Recognition of Elevated Blood Pressure in Primary Care Clinics at Lurie Children’s Hospital (LCH), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Center for Community Health Poster Session, Chicago, IL, 05/15/2013
 
Regional
Beacher, D., Ginde, S., Mitchell, M., Woods, R., Tweddell, J., Earing, M., Late Outcomes After Surgical Repair For Tetralogy of Fallot with Absent Pulmonary Valve, Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society Meeting, Peoria, IL, 09/11/2015
 
International
Beacher, D.R. (presenter), Chang, S.Z., Ariza, A.J., Kwon, S., McCarville, M.A., Binns, H.J., Recognition of Elevated Blood Pressure in an Outpatient Pediatric Tertiary Care Setting, Platform Presentation, Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Washington D.C., 05/05/2013
Chang, S.Z., Beacher, D.R., Ariza, A.J., Kwon, S., McCarville, M.A., Binns, H.J., Recognition of Obesity and Overweight in a Pediatric Tertiary Care Setting: Existing Practice and Areas for Improvement, Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Washington D.C., 05/06/2013
Riggs, K.W. (presenter), Colohan, D.B., Beacher, D.R., Alsaeid, T., Powell, S., Ginde, S., Tweddell, J.S., Forty Consecutive Externally Supported Ross Operations Demonstrate Excellent Early and Long-Term Outcomes, Podium Presentation, American Association for Thoracic Surgery 99th Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 05/04/2019 - 05/07/2019
Beacher, D., Frommelt, P., Brosig, C., Zhang, J., Simpson, P., Hraska, V., Ginde, S., Impact of Valve Type (Ross vs. Mechanical Valve) on Health Related Quality of Life in Children and Young Adults who have Undergone Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement, American College of Cardiology 69th Annual Scientific Session, Virtual Poster Presentation, 03/28/2020 - 03/30/2020
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Continuing Medical Education
10/14/2020 Children’s Wisconsin- Fox Valley, COVID-19 in Children and Return to Play presented to the NE Region Community Physician Advisory Group (CPAG).
12/17/2020 Society for Pediatric Urgent Care (CME through Children's Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin), Case Based Discussion of Pediatrics ECGs in the Urgent Care Setting.
04/10/2021 - Present St. Agnes Hospital, Pediatric Supraventricular Tachycardia and Ectopy
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
02/01/2021 Interview with Focus Fox Valley radio show (WHBY radio station) regarding promoting heart health in children. Facilitated by the American Heart Association as part of American Heart Month.
10/02/2021 - Present Speaker at the 2021 Northeastern Wisconsin American Heart Association Heart Walk. Promoted the Herma Heart Institute Healthy Hearts Clinic.
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Beacher DR, Ariza AJ, Fishbein MH, Binns HJ. Screening for elevated risk of liver disease in preschool children (aged 2-5 years) being seen for obesity management. SAGE Open Med. 2014;2:2050312114555211. PMCID: PMC4607231
2. Chang SZ, Beacher DR, Kwon S, McCarville MA, Binns HJ, Ariza AJ. Initial steps for quality improvement of obesity care across divisions at a tertiary care pediatric hospital. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Sep 17;11(9):9680-93. PMCID: PMC4199043
3. Beacher DR, Chang SZ, Rosen JS, Lipkin GS, McCarville MM, Quadri-Sheriff M, Kwon S, Lane JC, Binns HJ, Ariza AJ. Recognition of elevated blood pressure in an outpatient pediatric tertiary care setting. J Pediatr. 2015 May;166(5):1233-1239.e1.
4. Riggs KW, Colohan DB, Beacher DR, Alsaied T, Powell S, Moore RA, Ginde S, Tweddell JS. Mid-term Outcomes of the Supported Ross Procedure in Children, Teenagers, and Young Adults. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Autumn;32(3):498-504.
5. Beacher D, Frommelt P, Brosig C, Zhang J, Simpson P, Hraska V, Ginde S. Impact of Valve Type (Ross vs. Mechanical) on Health-Related Quality of Life in Children and Young Adults with Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement. Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Jun;42(5):1119-1125.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Beacher, Daniel. Heart Rate and Rhythm Abnormalities. In: Nocton, James and Gedeit, Rainer eds. On Call Pediatrics 4th ed. Elsevier; 2018.