TOBEN NELSON CO-DIRECTOR, INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH LEADERS; PROFESSOR, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Toben Nelson is a Social Epidemiologist who works on community-based health promotion and evaluation of strategies to improve population health. He is an Associate Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and works with the Alcohol Epidemiology Program and Minnesota Population Center. His research focus is on policy approaches to prevention of alcohol-attributable harm, injury, and violence; physical activity promotion and social determinants of health. Dr. Nelson received his ScD from the Harvard School of Public Health and MS in Kinesiology from the University of Wisconsin- Madison.