April 6, 2018

Mayo position focuses on research, collaboration with UW-EC

By Karl W Oestreich

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
By Lauren French

A freshly announced position at Mayo Clinic Health System in northwestern Wisconsin will develop a research program there and facilitate collaboration with UW-Eau Claire students and faculty. Timothy Nelson, Eau Claire Leader Telegrama UW-Eau Claire alumnus and internationally known Mayo Clinic physician-scientist, began the role of director of research and innovation on Wednesday. In a briefing that morning at the hospital, Nelson discussed his hopes for the position, including using differences between UW-Eau Claire and Mayo to create solutions to patient problems.

Reach: The Leader-Telegram is the largest daily newspaper in west-central Wisconsin. It covers 12 counties with a circulation of 17,400 weekdays.

Additional coverage:

WEAU Eau Claire, Research and Innovation director named for Mayo Clinic Health System by K.C. Brown — Timothy J. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., has been named the director of Research and Innovation for Mayo Clinic Health System in northwest Wisconsin. Officials with Mayo Clinic Health System say the newly created position will support collaboration between Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and Mayo Clinic Health System. Additional coverage:

Post-Bulletin, Heard on the Street: Mayo doctor to create Wisconsin research program by Jeff Kiger — Mayo Clinic has named a Rochester physician and researcher as the chief of a new Wisconsin project. Dr. Tim Nelson was appointed as director of research and innovation for Mayo Clinic Health System in northwest Wisconsin. This role will provide a liaison between Mayo Clinic in Rochester and the Wisconsin offshoot. The Mayo Clinic Health System is a network of clinics, hospitals and other facilities in communities scattered throughout Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Context: Internationally known Mayo Clinic physician-scientist and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire alumnus, Timothy J. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., has been named the director of Research and Innovation for Mayo Clinic Health System in northwest Wisconsin. The newly created position will support collaboration between Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and Mayo Clinic Health System. Dr. Nelson’s role of director of Research and Innovation will be multifaceted. He will be charged with developing a cutting-edge research program for the northwest Wisconsin region of Mayo Clinic Health System, focused on expanding clinical trials and research and fostering greater research opportunities for UW-Eau Claire students and faculty. More information about Dr. Nelson can be found here.

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