PhD University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas
Post Master's Certification, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston
MSN Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas
BSN Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon
Work and Education
Dr. Beard has been teaching full time in nursing education since 2007 at several colleges and universities and has been with Baylor University for three years. Her focus is on Women's Health and she also works as a WHNP in North Texas.
Dr. Beard serves on various professional committees for Baylor University including the Faculty Affairs Committee and Graduate Studies Committee. She has also served as secretary on the Distance Education Committee for a previous university.
Giving back to the community, Dr. Beard serves as secretary for a youth sports association and manages all aspects of youth sports in her community. She is also involved in her church serving in the women's and children's ministries.