Eric J Nelson

Eric J Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: MD-CHILD HEALTH RES INSTITUTE
Business Phone: (352) 273-5400
Business Email: eric.nelson@ufl.edu

About Eric J Nelson

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.

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Areas of Interest
  • Cholera

Grants

Nov 2019 ACTIVE
Development of a cholera rapid diagnostic test that targets both Vibrio cholerae and vibriophage
WELLCOME TRUST · Principal Investigator
Apr 2019 ACTIVE
Cholera in Goma, DRC
NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID ·
Oct 2018 – Mar 2020
Development of a Bayesian diagnostic for etiological management of pediatric diarrhea
UNIV OF UTAH · Principal Investigator
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
Development of a Novel Mobile Health Tool for Age-Specific Dehydration Assessment and Management in Patients with Diarrheal Disease
RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL · Principal Investigator
May 2018 ACTIVE
Estimating Cholera Burden with Cross-sectional Immunologic Data
UNIV OF UTAH · Principal Investigator
Apr 2017 ACTIVE
Epidemiology and Ecology of Cholera in Africa
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV · Principal Investigator
Oct 2016 ACTIVE
A novel approach to improve patient care and diarrheal disease research using mobile technology
NATL INST OF HLTH OD · Principal Investigator
Sep 2016 ACTIVE
The evaluation of a mHealth platform for diarrheal disease decision support and real-time epidemiology
FOGARTY INTERNATIONAL CENTER · Principal Investigator

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-5400
Emails:
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO Box 100296
GAINESVILLE FL 32610