Associate Chair for Faculty Development
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Dr. Nelson is an academic general pediatrician with special interest in long-term follow-up of NICU graduates. She is a medical educator with background in undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education. Her administrative focus has been on the promotion of career development for medical student, residents and faculty members.

Clinical Interests

General Pediatrics
Follow-Up of High Risk Nursery graduates


Medical School: 

New York Medical College MD 1971


Children's Hospital Los Angeles


Yale-New Haven Hospital


Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale



American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships: 

Academic Pediatrics Association
American Pediatrics Society
American Academy of Pediatrics
Association for American Medical Colleges-Distinguished Service Member


Best Doctors in America, 1998-2011
Professor Emerita UABSOM 2012

Other Information

Specialty Interest: 

NICU follow-up
General Pediatrics

4650 Sunset Blvd.
Academic Affairs, MS #71
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-361-5259Office
Fax: 323-361-3719Fax