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Brad Nelson

Associate Professor & Health Professions Coordinator

Natural Sciences

Sansbury Hall, Room 216

  • Ph.D., University of Florida
  • M.S., Brigham Young University
  • B.S., Brigham Young University

Dr. Brad Nelson, a physiologist, is an Associate Professor of Exercise Science and the Health Professions Coordinator. 

He earned his B.S. and M.S. from Brigham Young University and his Ph.D. from the University of Florida. He joined the Ohio Dominican University faculty in the fall of 2012 as an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science.  

Dr. Nelson has co-authored original research articles as well as review papers in muscle biology, exercise physiology and nutrition. Additionally, his research has spanned the spectrum from the molecular level to integrated systems in humans. 

Dr. Nelson is active in professional organizations and has presented his research at both national and regional meetings. Importantly, Dr. Nelson loves teaching and interacting with students.

He has been awarded for his teaching in the sciences. His primary teaching interests involve physiology, exercise physiology, anatomy, nutrition and exercise prescription.