Pat Nelson

Pat Tanner Nelson, Ed.D., is a retired Extension Specialist and Professor in the Departments of Human Development and Family Studies and Applied Economics and Statistics at the University of Delaware. Pat is a Certified Family Life Educator with the National Council on Family Relations. She received her doctorate in Family and Community Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, a graduate degree in Family Life Education (Michigan State University) and B.S. in Human Ecology (Kansas State University). Dr. Nelson is especially interested in using principles of psychology and neuroscience to promote healthy eating and well-being, helping manage work and family stress, preventing childhood obesity and promoting the development of healthy and resilient children, youth, families, and communities. Contact:
(302) 368-1072