Dr. Abigail Beard is on the medical staff at Tampa General Hospital and an assistant professor of Breast Surgery at the University of South Florida School of Medicine. Her areas of interest include benign and malignant disorders of the breast, high risk breast cancer screening, and breast conservation and oncoplastic surgery, about which Dr. Beard has given several presentations and published studies. She is the vice chair of the Committee on Cancer and has served on the Radiation Oncology Chair Search Committee, both at Tampa General Hospital. Dr. Beards awards and honors including clerkships in Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Psychiatry, and letters of commendation in Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Neurology. She was also named to the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the Golden Key Honor Society in the National Scholastic Honor Society.