Speaker: Andrew F. Nelson, Executive Director, HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research, VP, HealthPartners

Event Date: 10/23/2014

Location: Robert F. Froehlke Auditorium

Andrew F. Nelson is Executive Director of the HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research and Vice President of HealthPartners. Mr. Nelson has provided leadership for this nonprofit, medical/health care research organization since 1990.  He also serves as a corporate officer for HealthPartners, Inc.  HealthPartners is an integrated health delivery system servicing over one-million people in Minnesota.  HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research conducts over two hundred laboratory, clinical and health services research projects annually, through 143 full-time staff, 27 full-time career researchers, joined by more than 40 clinical researchers conducting a broad array of basic, clinical, and health services research.  More than 150 people from the larger HealthPartners organization also contribute to or conduct research under the Institute.

Prior to the HealthPartners Institute position, he was executive director of the Day Community Program at the University of Minnesota’s day-treatment program for emotionally and behaviorally disturbed adolescents.  He has led or participated in numerous grants and contracts, authored or contributed to many publications and presentations.

Mr. Nelson is a founding member of the HMO Research Network, 19 research organizations providing public domain research involving over 12 million people served by our sponsored health care delivery organizations. He serves on a wide range of professional and community Boards.

*This presentation will be available for viewing online at your convenience via Marshfield Clinic’s MediaSite: http://mediasite.mfldclin.edu/Mediasite/Play/34d0a1080ba64c73b1e1454e902a752e1d