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Eldon Nelson

Dr. Eldon Nelson  

Eldon Nelson, Ph.D
Professor, Interim Dean
Medical Physiology, Endocrinology, Fluid Balance
College of Biomedical Sciences and Health Professions

Degrees:

Ph.D., Medical Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Florida
M.A., Biology/Biophysics, East Carolina University
B.A., B.S., Biology, East Carolina University

CV/VITAE: Dr. Nelson.pdf

University Academic Instruction:

Medical Physiology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, Fluid Balance,
Human Sexual Physiology, Research Methodology, Medical Ethics and Research

Joined UTB:

2000

Research Interest:

Thyroid physiology, Physiologic mechanisms for salt and water balance; Renal-endocrine interaction; Response to environmental stress; Hypothalamic regulation of pituitary function; Clinical pathophysiology in patients of an inner- city medical center; Primary care medicine; clinical methodologies for patient care, Diabetes mellitus; Osteopathic Research.

Previous Experience:

2011- Present Interim Dean and Professor of the College of Biomedicine and Health Professions
2000- 2010 Dean and Professor of Health Sciences, University of Texas at Brownsville, Brownsville, Texas.
1995 - 1999 Dean of Instruction and Student Services, College of Health Sciences, Roanoke, Virginia
1992-1995 Associate Dean of Academic Affairs /Medical Education Consultant, Florida College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tarpon Springs, Florida 1986-1992 Associate Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
1986-1992 Associate Director of Medical Education, Michigan Health Center (Medical Center), Detroit, Michigan
1975-1985 Associate Professor, Medical Physiology, Oklahoma College of Osteopathic Medicine (Oklahoma State University), Tulsa, Oklahoma
1964-1967 Peace Corps Volunteer, Secondary School Teacher, Igbara Oke, Nigeria

Office Hours - Spring 2011

Tuesday & Thursday:
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday:
10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Office: BRHP 1.101
Phone: 956-882-5000
Fax: 956-882-5003
eldon.nelson@utb.edu

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