Nancy Marshall, president of the Arthur R. Marshall Foundation for the Everglades, has announced that Dr. Kenneth Beer has been named to the nonprofit organization’s board of directors.
“As a distinguished physician who has operated a successful dermatological practice in West Palm Beach since 1994, Dr. Beer brings nearly two decades of community leadership in Palm Beach County as well as numerous personal and professional relationships,” Marshall said. “His commitment to preserving and protecting our environment fits perfectly with the passion and objectives of the Marshall Foundation for the Everglades.”
The founder of the Cosmetic Bootcamp, a training program for dermatologists and plastic surgeons, Beer also is the author of the book Palm Beach Perfect Skin and has contributed numerous articles to medical publications and textbooks, as well as to the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping and many more.
In addition, he serves on the editorial boards of several leading medical journals, and he has appeared as an expert source on The Martha Stewart Show, The CBS Early Show Live and numerous local NBC and ABC news affiliates. He also served as medical director for the Weather Channel and Weather.com Rays Awareness Program in 2001.
Beer earned his bachelor’s degree in zoology (magna cum laude, dean’s list) at Duke University in North Carolina, spent a semester studying at Oxford, and received his master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He later spent three years in dermatology residency and a year as a dermatopathology fellow at the University of Chicago.
In addition to the Marshall Foundation Board of Directors, Beer serves on the New Hope Charities Inc. Advisory Board and the Suncoast High School Foundation Board of Directors.
Based in Palm Beach County, the Marshall Foundation champions the restoration and preservation of the greater Everglades ecosystem through science-based education and outreach programs. Annually, more than 25,000 elementary and high school students in Palm Beach County actively participate in the Marshall Foundation’s various education programs.
For more information about the Marshall Foundation, call (561) 233-9004 or visit www.artmarshall.org.
Above: Dr. Kenneth Beer