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Joan Nelson, DNP, RN

Associate Professor

Joan Nelson

Joan Nelson is an adult nurse practitioner with a practice and research focus in geriatrics and population management. She has worked with the older adult population since 1997 and has numerous publications on geriatric topics.  As an adult nurse practitioner, Nelson provides primary care both in the clinic and in the homes of homebound patients in the Sheridan Health Center catchment area.  She is active in directing and managing several quality-improvement projects and is a site evaluator for CCNE.

Nelson earned her bachelor of science degree in biochemistry from Metropolitan State College in Denver and her master of science as an adult nurse practitioner, her ND and her DNP from the University of Colorado.