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MotoMeds Health Line for Sick Children in Haiti

The University of Florida launched a new children’s healthline in Haiti using Trek Medics’ Beacon software to improve access to nighttime healthcare and prevent acute childhood illnesses from converting to emergencies.

Fogarty Fellow Fights Cholera in Bangladesh

Nelson was paired with Dr. Ashraf Khan from Bangladesh for the year-long Fogarty fellowship. After training together at NIH, the two researched different topics in Bangladesh, with Nelson focusing on cholera transmission in mice. Download PDF…

Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) and Ministry of Technology showcase clinical trial results and partnership with the University of Florida

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (MOHFW), the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh and the University of Florida successfully and collaboratively deployed the mHealth Diarrhoeal Disease Management (mHDM) Trial. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1s6C9AzAOaYFM_oRIobm-imHGX73hm3xh Workshop on the Evaluation of a mHealth Platform at IEDCR mHealth to HelpCure Diarrhoea…

Visitor of the Week: Ashton Creasy

Nelson Lab Member, Ashton Creasy, visited the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) to participate in the Advanced Bacterial Genetics course.

Outbreak Responder App

Clinical decision-support and data collection for outbreak response. Find us in the App store!

Creating excellence for all

Our mission is to combine medical, technological, and scientific skill sets to discover new approaches to combat infectious disease outbreaks. We do this by listening to both patients and their health care providers in the hope that conversation uncovers unanticipated problems and reveals solutions inspired by the end-user.

Dr. Eric Nelson brings new research and technology to EGH

Eric Nelson, M.D. Ph.D., is part of a team of scientists that build technologies to improve the health of poor communities in developing countries using a process called human centered design to define challenges and explore sustainable solutions.