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Joel W Beam


Clinical & Applied Movement Sciences | Brooks College of Health

Areas of Expertise

Management of acute skin trauma, particularly dressing techniques


University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, EdD Educational Leadership, August 2001.
Clemson University, Clemson, SC, MEd Counseling and Guidance Services, May 1990.
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, BS Physical Education, emphasis in Athletic Training, NATA Approved Curriculum, December 1986.


Publications & Presentations


Beam JW. Effects of Occlusive Dressings on Healing of Partial-Thickness Abrasions. Athletic Training & Sports Health Care. (Epub ahead of print)

Beam JW. Topical Silver for Infected Wounds. Journal of Athletic Training. Journal of Athletic Training. 2009;44:531-533.

Beam JW, Wilson D. A Semiautomatic Digital Imaging Processing Method to Measure Acute Wound Healing.
ED-MEDIA World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications Proceedings. 2009;4035-4040.

Beam JW. Occlusive Dressings and the Healing of Standardized Abrasions. Journal of Athletic Training. 2008;43:600-607.

Beam JW. Tissue Adhesives for Simple Traumatic Lacerations. Journal of Athletic Training. 2008;43:222-224.

Beam JW. Acute Wound Management: Cleansing, Debridement, and Dressing. Athletic Therapy Today. 2008;13:

Buckley B, Beam JW. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Athletic Settings. Athletic Therapy Today. 2007;12:20-23.

Beam JW. Management of Superficial-to-Partial Thickness Wounds. Journal of Athletic Training. 2007;42:422-424.

Beam JW, Buckley B. Community-acquired Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Prevalence and Risk Factors. Journal of Athletic Training. 2006;41:337-340.

Beam JW. Wound Cleansing: Water or Saline. Journal of Athletic Training. 2006;41:196-197.


Beam JW. Orthopedic Taping, Wrapping, Bracing, and Padding. Second Edition.
F.A. Davis Company Publishers, Philadelphia, PA. ISBN: 978-0-8036-2558-7. October 2011.

Book Chapters

Beam JW, Beck F. Soft-Tissue Injury Management. In: Athletic Training and Sports Medicine: An Integrated Approach. Fifth Edition. Starkey C (ed). Jones & Barlett Learning, Burlington, MA. ISBN: 978-0-7637-9609-9. 13-36. In Press.

Beam JW. Recognition and Management of Soft Tissue Injuries. In: Emergency Response Management for Athletic Trainers. Miller MG, Berry DC (eds). Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. ISBN: 978-0-7817-7550-2. 283-309. October 2011.


Contact Information

Building 39, Room 2039

(904) 620-1424