Sean P Beeman


Major, Army

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics
MSPH Program Director
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Integration of GIS, remote sensing, and machine learning for exposure/disease risk modeling
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Ph.D(c) in Public Health, concentration in Global Communicable Disease - University of South Florida
Master of Public Health, dual concentration in Environmental Health and Epidemiology - University of Texas School of Public Health
Bachelor of Science in Biology - University of Texas at Arlington


MAJ Sean Beeman is an active duty U.S. Army Environmental Science and Engineering Officer who has served the military for 30 years. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU). Originally from the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, MAJ Beeman first enlisted in the Navy, serving for 14 years as a Quartermaster and Search and Rescue Swimmer in a variety of sea and shore based assignments. Completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Arlington, he received a commission as a 2LT in the United States Army. After his initial assignment at the Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine – Europe as a project officer and program manager, he was selected for the U.S. Army Medical Department Long-term Health Education and Training (LTHET) program. MAJ Beeman completed his Master of Public Health at the University Of Texas School Of Public Health with a dual concentration in Environmental Health and Epidemiology. His following assignments included Chief of Occupational and Environmental Health with the 1st Area Medical Laboratory, Division Environmental Science Officer with the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, and Chief of Environmental Health at Evans Army Community Hospital at Fort Carson. During this time, he also deployed serving in two roles as the Force Health Protection Officer for Regional Command – South and the Medical Advisor to the Commander, Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan. Following these assignments, MAJ Beeman was again selected for the LTHET program and is now a Ph.D. candidate in Public Health with a concentration in Global Communicable Disease at the University of South Florida College of Public Health. MAJ Beeman is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist through the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), is Certified in Public Health though the National Board of Public Health Examiners, and is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Sanitarians. He is currently serves on the executive council as the immediate Past-president of the Uniformed Services Environmental Health Association, an affiliate of NEHA. His research interests focus on the application of geographic information systems, remote sensing, and machine learning in exposure and disease modeling.