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Dr. Diana Beattie Celebrated for Dedication to Scientific Research and Education

Dr. Beattie taught at West Virginia University School of Medicine for many years before her retirement

    MORGANTOWN, WV, November 20, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Diana Beattie has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With years of expertise in bioenergetics and mitochondria, Dr. Beattie excelled in scientific research and education for many years before retiring in recent years. In the early 1960s, she accepted a position at the University of Pittsburgh as a research associate, in which she excelled for many years before fulfilling a similar role with a local Veterans Affairs Hospital. Subsequently, Dr. Beattie transferred to Mount Sinai School of Medicine, which is now known as the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, for which she worked as a professor of biochemistry for many years before joining the West Virginia University School of Medicine.

Over the years, Dr. Beattie also parlayed her extensive expertise to students at Oman Medical College, with which she served as the dean of the premedical and pharmacy programs between 2006 and 2014. She found further success in academic roles at Shandong University in China, the University of Nairobi in Kenya, the Universite Catholique de Louvain in Belgium and the City University of New York system. Additionally, Dr. Beattie has been affiliated with a number of study sections at the National Institutes of Health during the 1970s and 1990s.

Due to her considerable expertise, Dr. Beattie has contributed to various articles in professional journals, including the Journal of Bioenergetics and the Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Throughout her career, she cites the papers and grants that she has written among her proudest moments. Dedicated to remaining aware of industry changes, Dr. Beattie has been aligned with many organizations over the years, including the Association of American medical Colleges, the Association of Medical and Graduate Departments of Biochemistry, the American Society of Biological Chemists and the American Society of Cell Biology, to name a few.

Before establishing herself in the scientific field, Dr. Beattie obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore College in 1956. She continued her studies at the University of Pittsburgh, earning a Master of Science in 1958. Dr. Beattie concluded her academic efforts with a Doctor of Philosophy from the aforementioned university of Pittsburgh in 1961.

For her professional achievements, Dr. Beattie accrued numerous accolades over the years, including grants from the National Science Foundation, Fulbright and Fogarty fellowships, an Award from the Metropolitan New York Chapter of the Association for Women in Science, an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and a Marquis Who's Who Humanitarian Award. Professional publications such as Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, Who's Who in American Education and Who's Who of American Women have also honored her for her breadth of accomplishments. In the coming years, Dr. Beattie intends to enjoy her well-deserved retirement.

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