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Cooper Clinic

April 29, 2013 10:00 ET

Cooper Clinic Welcomes Robert Beard, MD, to Preventive Medicine Team

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2013) - Cooper Clinic today announced Dr. Robert Beard, MD has joined Cooper Clinic as a preventive medicine physician, specializing in internal medicine and pediatrics.

"We are delighted to welcome Dr. Beard to the Cooper Clinic team," said Camron Nelson, MD, CEO of Cooper Clinic. "This year marks the 45th anniversary of Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper's first best-seller, Aerobics, which launched a worldwide fitness revolution and recognized him as the pioneer of preventive medicine. Today our team of best-in-class physicians continues to further Dr. Cooper's mission of fitness and preventive medicine, helping people live better both sooner and later."

Dr. Beard will perform comprehensive physical exams for patients. Physical exams can include cardiovascular screening for early signs of heart disease, laboratory analysis including vitamin D and omega-3 testing, skin cancer screening and a nutrition consultation, among other tests. Exams are customized based on age, gender, medical history, specific needs and recommendations from the Cooper Clinic preventive medicine physicians.

"Cooper Clinic is world-renowned as the leader in preventive medicine," said Dr. Beard, Preventive Medicine Physician at Cooper Clinic. "I look forward to spreading the Get Cooperized message and helping my patients make good health a habit."

Dr. Beard was most recently an internal medicine hospitalist at MedProvider InPatient Care Unit in Dallas. He graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and received his Doctor of Medicine from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, where he was salutatorian of his class. While completing his internal medicine and pediatrics internship and residency at the University of Arkansas, he served as chief resident. Dr. Beard is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Pediatrics, and is licensed by the Texas Board of Medical Examiners.

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About Cooper Clinic
Cooper Clinic, a Cooper Aerobics company based at the world-renowned Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, helps patients Get Cooperized™ by giving them an in-depth picture of their health and an action plan to improve it. A leading preventive medicine facility offering same-day results, Cooper Clinic provides comprehensive physical exams, cardiology, breast health, preventive and cosmetic dermatology, gastroenterology, imaging and nutrition services. Founded in 1970 by preventive medicine pioneer and "father of aerobics" Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH, Cooper Clinic has seen more than 100,000 patients and performed more than 265,000 physical exams. For more information call 866.906.2667 (COOP) or visit

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