Dr. Beebe is Mayo Professor and Head, Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Health Services Research in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Although Dr. Beebe has a track record and interest in health services research, health care policy, health disparities, and patient-reported outcomes measurement, his primary expertise is in the field of survey methodology where he has a 25-year track record of testing new data collection methods in both general population and physician samples. His current interests include the use of computer tablets, smartphones, and interactive voice response systems as data collection platforms, survey-based collection of biomeasures, the linking of survey and administrative data, and evaluating and establishing standards for preventing and handling survey nonresponse in diverse populations. He is Editor of Study Design Section for the BMC Medical Research Methodology journal, a member of the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a member of the Social Sciences and Population Studies Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health. He earned his doctorate in Sociology from the University of Minnesota and his Master’s degree in applied social research from the University of Michigan, where he received his training in survey research methodology at the Institute for Social Research, Survey Research Center.