Portrait of Nancy Nelson

Nancy Nelson, PhD, MBA, OTR, CHT

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Sciences & Technology
  • Assistant Dean, Office of Outreach


Ph D Adult Education, Administrative Leadership University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2008
MBA Cardinal Stritch University 1996
BS Occupational Therapy University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 1981

Selected Publications

Fien, H., Smith, J. L., Smolkowski, K., Baker, S. K., Nelson, N. L., & Chaparro, E. (2015). An Examination of the Efficacy of a Multitiered Intervention on Early Reading Outcomes for First Grade Students at Risk for Reading Difficulties. J Learn Disabil, 48(6), 602-621.

Honors & Awards

Academic Staff Outstanding Performance & Service Award (2016) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Dean's Award for Outstanding Service (2012) College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.