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Martha Nelson, Ph.D.


Department of Health Sciences, Nursing and Public Health
Nursing


Education

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Masters in Nursing Science (MSN) from University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Masters in Public Health (MPH) from University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Post-Masters' Certificate in Nursing Education from University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Doctorate in Nursing (Ph.D.) from New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.

Practice Areas

  • Community Health
  • Public Health
  • Nursing Professional Development
  • Nursing continuing Education
  • Medical Translation/Interpretation (English-Spanish)

Publications and Media Placements

Virtual Poster Presentation "Promoting Well-being through engagement" Creating Healthy Work Environments 2022 Conference, November 2021.

Presentation "The Role of Medical Interpreter" New England Translators Association, April 2019.

Poster Presentation "Patient Discharge Teaching and HCAHPS," University of Utah Health Poster Fair May 2018.

Dissertation "Nurse-Patient Communication: Achieving Common Ground," December 2017.

Poster Presentation "Common Ground in Nursing Communication," New Mexico State University.

Honors and Awards

Nursing Professional Development Certification through ANCC.

Member of the Standard Setting Panel for Nursing Professional Development Certification (2020-2022).

President of the Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Rho Chapter (2021).

Scholarship and Research Award “Common Ground” Poster presentation (2014).

Nursing Educators Conference Scholarship, New Mexico (2015).

Professional Associations and Organizations.

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society.

Association for Nursing Professional Development.

American Public Health Association.