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Flavia Nelson, MD

Specialties and Services
Languages I Speak
English, Spanish
My Care Philosophy
My aim is to take care of the patient not the disease
Medical School
Faculty of Medicine, UACH, Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico
University of Texas health Science Center at Houston, TX
University of Texas health Science Center at Houston, TX. Multiple Sclerosis
Board Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Board of Internal Medicine (expired 2011)
Leadership Roles and Memberships
  • Director Multiple Sclerosis Division at UoM, Minneapolis
  • American Neurological Association_Member
  • American Academy of Neurology_Member
  • National MS Society Health Advisory Committee_Member
  • Chair, Department of Defense Panel for Multiple Sclerosis Research Program
  • Consortium of MS Centers_Speaker and member
  • Consortium of MS Centers MRI Guidelines Committee
  • Chair, International Advisory Board on Brain Atrophy and MS (2016)
  • Associate Director MRI Analysis Center (2007-2017)
  • Interim Director MS Division University of Texas Houston (2016-2017)
  • Americas Top Doctors (2017)
  • Female Executive of the Year (2011)
  • NIH/NINDS K-23 Mentoring award (2011)
  • NIH/NINDS Minority Research Award (2005)
  • Excellence in Teaching 2004

Associate Professor of Neurology

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