Dietitian driven by own childhood triumph over obesity
By Sgt. Mark CloutierMay 16, 2012
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - There may be no experience more emotionally painful than being excessively overweight as a child. However, it is this common scenario which provides the personal back-story for the triumphant and healthy lifestyle of Army 1st Lt. Paula D. Beer.
As a staff dietitian in the nutrition care division of the Madigan Healthcare System, it may surprise some that Beer