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Pediatrician

America Elizabeth Nelson, American pediatrician. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pi Lambda Theta.

Background

Nelson, America Elizabeth was born on April 9, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Lorenzo Raymond and Blanche Juanita (Crawford) Nelson.

Education

Graduate Tenn.

Career

Intern, Hahnemann Medical school and Hospitals, Philadelphia, 1961-1962. Resident pediatrics Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, 1962-1963, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1964. Practice medicine specializing in pediatric cardiology, Detroit, 1963.

With father, practice medicine specializing in pediatrics, Baldwin, Michigan, 1964-1971, 75-—. Pediatrician Tice Clinic, University of Illinois, Cook County Hospital,1965, 66. Pediatrician Mile's Square Health Center, Chicago, 1967.

Pediatrician Infant Welfare Society, Chicago, 1968. Consultant pediatrician, child development Kalamazoo Child Guidance Clinic, 1969-1970, coordinator drug abuseprogram, 1969-1970. Medical director Chicago Residential Manpower Center, 1971-1972.

Pediatrician, child development Dyslexia Memorial Institute, Chicago, since 1972. Founder, project director, medical director Deerwood Developmental Center, Inc., Cherry Valley Township, Lake County, Michigan. Lecturer University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, 1972-1973.

Clinical instructor University of Illinois-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital. Assistant professor Mental Retardation Institute, New York Medical College, 1974. Consultant in field.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pi Lambda Theta.

Connections

father:
Lorenzo Raymond Nelson

mother:
Blanche Juanita (Crawford) Nelson