Professor Mark Nelson
(03) 6226 4734
23, Hobart TAS 7000
Professorial Research Fellow
(03) 6226 4770
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.
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.
MBBS(Hons) MFM FRACGP FAFPHM PhD
A qualitative study to explore implementation of hypertension (HT) management guidelines into general practice.
Absolute Risk Prediction of Subsequent Cardiovascular Events in a Large Cohort of Elderly Australians with Hypertension
Investigating the infant feeding experiences, attitudes and knowledge of Tasmanian mothers with infants aged between 0-36 months (TAS Infant Feeding Study)
Lifestyle Outcomes of Absolute Risk Feedback: A Randomised Trial of a General Practice Based Behavioural Intervention (LOAF)