Sarah E. Beck, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Assistant Professor


Miller Research Building, Suite 833



BS University of Maryland, College Park 2002
DVM Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine 2007
PhD Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2014
Dipl. ACVP 2014



Sarah Beck is a board-certified veterinary anatomic pathologist and veterinary researcher studying primarily CD8 T cell-mediated control of lentiviral infections using animal models. She completed her comparative anatomic pathology residency in the Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology (MCP) at Johns Hopkins University and passed the veterinary anatomic pathology boards in 2014. She also completed her graduate studies in the laboratory of Joseph Mankowski in that same department, successfully defending her thesis entitled, “Immune selection in the CNS: consequences of SIV Gag escape from MHC class I-mediated control” also in 2014. Dr. Beck joined the MCP faculty as an instructor in January 2015 and was promoted to Assistant Professor in January 2016.