Amy Beckman, MD

Resident, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Amy Beckman

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MD, University of California - San Francisco School of Medicine

Summary

Amy studied biology at the University of Michigan as an undergraduate, served as a community health volunteer in the Peace Corps in West Africa after graduation, and then headed to the University of California, San Francisco for medical school. She was thrilled to match at the University of Minnesota for residency, with its diverse training sites, strong AP and CP instruction, and friendly, supportive environment. Amy is currently a member of the CAP’s personalized health care committee and looks forward to pursuing a fellowship in hematopathology. She spends her free time hanging out with her husband and three sons.

Research

Publications

O'Connell TD, Berry JE, Jarvis AK, Somerman MJ, Simpson RU. 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 regulation of cardiac myocyte proliferation and hypertrophy. Am J Physiol. 1997 Apr;272(4 Pt 2):H1751-8.

O'Connell TD, Giacherio DA, Jarvis AK, Simpson RU. Inhibition of cardiac myocyte maturation by 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3. Endocrinology. 1995 Feb;136(2):482-8.

Dimster-Denk D, Rine J, Phillips J, Scherer S, Cundiff P, DeBord K, Gilliland D, Hickman S, Jarvis A, Tong L, Ashby M. Comprehensive evaluation of isoprenoid biosynthesis regulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae utilizing the Genome Reporter Matrix. J Lipid Res. 1999 May;40(5):850-60.