Professor Mark Nelson
Phone:
(03) 6226 4734
Private Bag:
23, Hobart TAS 7000
Position:
Professorial Research Fellow
Roles:
Senior Member
Fax:
(03) 6226 7704
Biography:
Professor Nelson is Professor and Chair, Discipline of General Practice, and Senior Professorial Fellow, Menzies Research Institute, both at the University of Tasmania, and an Honorary Associate, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. He serves on the National Heart Foundation High Blood Pressure and Vascular Disease Advisory Committee. He is also in general practice in Lindisfarne, Tasmania and a past president of the Australian Association for Academic Primary Care.
Research Interests:
Professor Nelson's research interests are around the prevention of cardiovascular disease in the primary care environment, and large-scale clinical trials to achieve this aim. He collaborates with many other MRI, UTAS, and Australian and international researchers to this end.
Degree:
MBBS(Hons) MFM FRACGP FAFPHM PhD
Research Projects