Cynthia Nelson

Assistant Professor


  • Global Health and refugee health issues
  • Health promotion and health screening in primary care settings

Master of Science in Nursing, Community Health
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1983

Bachelor of Science, Nursing
University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, 1978

Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University, 2011–Present

Family Nurse Practitioner, Target Clinics, 2010–2011

Lead nurse, FNP, Hennepin County Public Health Clinic, 1993–2010

Dicker, S., Stauffer, W., Mamo, B., Nelson, C. & Ofallon, A. (2010). "Initial Refugee Health Assessments: New Recommendations for Minnesota." Minnesota Medicine.

Nelson, C. (2008). “A day in the Life: Refugee Health Screening at Hennepin County Public Health." 2008 Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations Conference