Dr. Barbara Bean was born and raised in New Orleans. She moved to Flagstaff, Arizona for undergraduate school and graduated from Northern Arizona University with a bachelor of science in botany. She returned to New Orleans to attend medical school at Tulane University. Following a pediatric residency at the University of Utah. She is board certified in pediatrics and has been in practice for 21 years.
Barb and her husband, Jim, have a daughter and a son who also live and work in Salt Lake City. They enjoy hiking in the southern Utah desert and spend many long weekends in Torrey and Escalante. She loves to read, run with her dogs and always looks forward to a good joke.