Dr. Elbert Nelson

Dr. Elbert Nelson, the Associate Residency Director of the Department of Women’s Health of The Christ Hospital Health Network in Cincinnati, will receive VVA’s prestigious Excellence in the Sciences Award at the Saturday night Awards Banquet. Dr. Nelson received his MD from Meharry Medical College in 1967. He served as battalion surgeon from 1969-70 for the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry of the First Cavalry Division, where at least on one occasion he operated on patients on a forward firebase during a massive ground attack.

 

A member of VVA Chapter 10 in Cincinnati, Dr. Nelson was an OB/GYN in private practice for thirty-three years. He became Director of the Department of Obstetrical Gynecology at The Christ Hospital in 2000, serving as a mentor to younger doctors. Dr. Nelson has received many awards for his medical and civic activities, including the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence and the Woodward and White’s Best Doctors in America Award.

 

(Photograph Courtesy of Shellee Fisher Photography)

Dr. Elbert Nelson, the Associate Residency Director of the Department of Women’s Health of The Christ Hospital Health Network in Cincinnati, will receive VVA’s prestigious Excellence in the Sciences Award at the Saturday night Awards Banquet. Dr. Nelson received his MD from Meharry Medical College in 1967. He served as battalion surgeon from 1969-70 for the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry of the First Cavalry Division, where at least on one occasion he operated on patients on a forward firebase during a massive ground attack.

 

A member of VVA Chapter 10 in Cincinnati, Dr. Nelson was an OB/GYN in private practice for thirty-three years. He became Director of the Department of Obstetrical Gynecology at The Christ Hospital in 2000, serving as a mentor to younger doctors. Dr. Nelson has received many awards for his medical and civic activities, including the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence and the Woodward and White’s Best Doctors in America Award.

 

(Photograph Courtesy of Shellee Fisher Photography)