Tomasz Beer, MD

Professor of Medicine Oregon Health & Science University
Knight Cancer Institute
Portland, Oregon

Dr. Tomasz Beer received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). Dr. Beer serves as the Grover C. Bagby Endowed Chair for Prostate Cancer Research, professor of medicine, division of hematology & medical oncology, and deputy director at the Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute in Portland. In addition, he has led the prostate cancer program within the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, an NCI-designated Cancer Center.

Currently, Dr. Beer is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, as well as a member of several other professional societies, including American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Urologic Association, American Association for Cancer Research, and Southwest Oncology Group, where he has led a number of clinical trials. He has authored and co-authored more than 250 articles and abstracts on prostate cancer, and is particularly known for his investigation of calcitriol for prostate cancer prevention and treatment. Dr. Beer’s major research interests include clinical trials, preclinical investigation, and risk factors in prostate cancer.

Last modified: June 28, 2013