Faculty Associates

Alan M. Beck

Contact Information
Email: abeck@purdue.edu
Office: VPTH Map
Phone: (765) 494-0854
Fax: (765) 494-9830
Homepage: Homepage
Dorothy N. McAllister Professor of Animal Ecology
Director, Center of Human-Animal Bond

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ScD Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health 1972

Research Interests

Animal and human behavior, human-animal ecology, human-animal interaction, public health, epidemiology

Selected Publications

Kline JA, Fisher MA, Pettit KL, Linville CT, Beck AM. 2019. Controlled clinical trial of canine therapy versus usual care to reduce patient anxiety in the emergency department. PLOS ONE 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0209232

Gupta OT, Wiebe DJ, Pyatak EA, & Beck AM. 2018. Improving medication adherence in the pediatric population using integrated care of companion animals. Patient Education and Counseling (101): 1876-1878.

O’Haire E, & Beck AM 2018 Human-Animal interaction interdisciplinary centers and institutes: A decade of progress. Human-Animal Bond Bulletin 6: 1-2.

Beck AM, Barker S, Gee NR, Griffin JA, & Rebecca Johnson R 2018. The background to human-animal interaction (HAI) Research Human-Animal Bond Bulletin 6: 47-62.

Stella J, Hurt M, Bauer A, Gomes P, Ruple A, Beck A, & Croney C. 2018 Does flooring substrate impact kennel and dog cleanliness in commercial breeding facilities? Animals 8(59): 1-12, doi: 10.3390/ani8040059

Yakimicki ML, Edwards NE, Richards E, & Beck AM. 2018 Animal-assisted intervention and dementia: A Systematic Review. Clinical Nursing Research 1-21, doi: 10.1177/1054773818756987

Burris S. Edwards N., Richards E, & Beck AM. 2016. Incorporating pets into acute inpatient rehabilitation: A case study, Journal of Rehabilitation Nursing 41:336-341.

Landau RE, Beck AM, Glickman LT, Litster A, Widmar, NJO, & Moore, GE. 2016. Use of veterinary services by Latino dog and cat owners with various degrees of English-language proficiency. JAVMA 248 (6): 681-689.

Landau RE, Beck AM, Glickman LT, Litster A, Olynk Widmar, NJ, & Moore, GE. 2016. Preparedness of small animal veterinary practices to communicate with Spanish-speaking pet owners with limited proficiency in English. JAVMA 248 (6): 690-699.

Bauer A, Beck A, Stella J, & Croney C. 2016. Overpopulation or too many unwanted pets? Perspective on Concepts and Management Approaches. Purdue University Extension VA-14-W.

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