Michelle Beam, M.D., M.P.H.


Dr. Michelle Beam is resident in internal medicine. She believes that a holistic, whole-person approach to medicine is vital to people’s health, well-being, and healing. Dr. Beam loves developing and maintaining long-term relationships with her primary care patients. It is in these relationships where she has witnessed the most inspiring healing and experiences the most joy in medicine.

In addition to clinical medicine, she is a public health researcher who has her focused on investigating community-based approaches to neglected infectious diseases of poverty, specifically neurocysticercosis—a brain parasite that causes preventable epilepsy around the world.

Dr. Beam was born and raised in Oregon. She loves to trail run, road bike, watercolor, and host potlucks.

Education and training

    • B.S., 2010, California Polytechnic State University
    • M.P.H., 2013, University of California, Berkeley
    • M.D., 2018, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Internship

    • Internal Medicine, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, 2020

Memberships and associations:

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Areas of interest

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Care for people impacted by the criminal justice system
  • Refugee and Asylee Health
  • Travel Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Chronic pain
  • End-of-life and palliative care



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