Michael Nelson

71MD Service 2018

Michael Nelson, 71MD, a globally minded radiologist and professor at the University of Minnesota, Nelson has dedicated his career to advancing the worldwide teaching, research, and development of breast imaging to improve breast cancer detection. Much of his outreach focuses on northern Tanzania, where he regularly mentors and trains hospital workers, deploys much-needed medical equipment, and has established a foundation to develop an extensive cancer care system, serving 16 million patients across the region.

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