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April Nelsen

April Nelsen



Office Building

Avera Health & Science Center



Mailing Address

Avera Health & Science 338
Allied & Population Health-Box 2202C
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Clinical Coordinator and Instructor of Medical Laboratory Sciences
Ms. Nelsen has been an ASCP Certified Medical Laboratory Scientist for over 10 years and completed her M.S. in Microbiology from South Dakota State University in 2015. She is currently working on completing her PhD in Molecular Biology from South Dakota State University while remaining in her faculty position. She worked as a Medical Laboratory professional in a hospital setting before moving into education. Ms. Nelsen has taught or is presently teaching courses in Immunology, Clinical Chemistry, Advanced Medical Diagnostics, Advanced Clinical Experience, Management and Education, and First Year Seminar. She is also the Clinical Coordinator for the Medical Laboratory Science Program.