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Eric J Nelson, MD, PhD

Pediatrician (Kids / Children Specialist)

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About me

Dr. Nelson is a pediatric hospitalist and sees patients at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Board-certified in pediatrics, Dr. Nelson earned his medical degree from Tufts University. He then completed a pediatric residency at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University followed by a pediatric global health fellowship from Stanford.

Dr. Nelson is currently on faculty at the UF Emerging Pathogens Institute and is an Assistant Professor with the UF Department of Pediatrics. Prior to joining UF in 2016, Dr. Nelson served as Pediatric Global Health Physician Scientist and Instructor for the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Stanford University.

Dr. Nelson enjoys spending time with his family, playing the cello, sailing and playing soccer.

My research

Top areas of exploration

  • Diarrhea , 10 publications
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents , 6 publications
  • COVID-19 , 6 publications
  • Cholera , 5 publications

Research activity

29 publications

230 citations

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