Crusher, Commander Beverly

Dr. Beverly Crusher, 2375
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FULL NAME:Dr. Beverly C. Crusher
CURRENT ASSIGNMENT:Chief Medical Officer, U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-E
PREVIOUS ASSIGNMENT:Director, Starfleet Medical
PLACE OF BIRTH:13 Oct 2324, Copernicus City, Luna
Born 13 Oct 2334 to Paul and Isabel Howard. Beverly Howard married Lt. Cmdr. Jack Crusher in 2348. They have one son Wesley R. Crusher. Jack Crusher was killed while serving as First Officer on the U.S.S. Stargazer NCC-2893, under the command of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, in 2354. Jack Crusher and Jean-Luc Picard were good friends; Picard personally informed Beverly and Wesley of Jack's death. Beverly would be united with Jean-Luc Picard when she requested the position of Chief Medical Officer on the newly commisioned U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D in 2364.

Serving on the Enterprise with andriod Lt. Commander Data, Dr. Crusher has a thorough understanding of his android mechanics.

She has interests in theatre and dancing, earning the nickname "The Dancing Doctor." Her interest in medicine was inspired by her grandmother, Felica Howard. Her grandmother taught Beverly about herbal medicine at the Arvada III colony, where her grandmother raised her. Her grandmother died in 2370 at the Caldos colony. Taking leave, Dr. Crusher learned that an entity named Ronin was using her family's energy to sustain himself. She almost fell under his spell, but she was forced to kill him.

Dr. Crusher was head of Starfleet Medical for one year in 2365 before resuming her post on the U.S.S. Enterprise-D. She returned to Starfleet Medical 2379.

In 2369, Admiral Alynna Nechayev reassigned Captain Jean-Luc Picard to Special Operations, along with Beverly Crusher and Enterprise Security Chief Worf. They were to book passage to the Cardassian world of Celtris III, where they were to neutralize a metagenic weapon. The Celtris III laboratory was discovered to be a ruse to lure Picard into Cardassian territory. Crusher and Worf were able to escape, but Picard was captured. Picard was eventually released when Captain Jellico and the Enterprise crew uncovered a Cardassian invasion force ready to invade the Federation sector surrounding Minos Korva.
2342-2350 Attended Starfleet Medical Academy.
2352 Interned at Delos IV under Dr. Dalen Quaice.
2362 Passed Bridge Officer's Exam and promoted to Commander.
2364 Posted to U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D, Chief Medical Officer.
2365 Served as Chief Medical Officer of Starfleet Medical.
2366 Reposted to Enterprise NCC-1701-D, CMO.
2366 Successfully removed Borg implants from Captain Jean-Luc Picard.
2369 Participated in a covert operation to Seltris III to destroy a Cardassian metagenic weapon. It was found to be a trap.
2370 Took temporary command of Enterprise-D while away team attempted rescue of Data from the Borg.
2371 U.S.S. Enterpise NCC-1701-D was destroyed at Veridian III.
2372 Posted to Sovereign-class U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-E.
2373 U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-E succeeded in stopping the Borg's temporal incursion.
2375 Assisted Captain Picard in preventing the Son'a and Starfleet Admiral Dougherty from destroying the Ba'ku planet while trying to harvest the metaphasic radiation that reverses the aging process.
2379 Accepted position at Starfleet Medical.