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Michael N. Nelson, PhD

  • Psychology, Clinical
Board Certification:
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Brazelton Examiner
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Fellowship: University of Massachusetts - Neonatal Psychophysiology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Brazelton neonatal neurobehavioral assessment
  • Gifted children
  • Intellectual assessment
  • Learning disabilities
  • Neurodevelopmental assessment
  • Neuropsychological assessment
Research Interests:
  • Prevention of disability in high-risk premature infants
  • Neurobehavioral dysfunction in children with CNS injury
  • Neurocognitive factors in craniofacial and other congenital syndromes
  • Evaluation of pharmacological treatment of fragile X children
  • Assessment of gifted and talented children
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Re-evaluating preterm infants with the Bayley-III: patterns and predictors of change.
    Greene MM, Patra K, Silvestri JM, Nelson MN.
    Res Dev Disabil. 2013
    2013 Jul
    34(7):2107-17. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2013.04.001. Epub 2013 May 2.
  2. Evaluating preterm infants with the Bayley-III: patterns and correlates of development.
    Greene MM, Patra K, Nelson MN, Silvestri JM.
    Res Dev Disabil. 2012
    2012 Nov-Dec
    33(6):1948-56. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2012.05.024. Epub 2012 Jun 26.
  3. Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: neurocognitive functioning in school age children.
    Zelko FA, Nelson MN, Leurgans SE, Berry-Kravis EM, Weese-Mayer DE.
    Pediatr Pulmonol. 2010
    2010 Jan
    45(1):92-8. doi: 10.1002/ppul.21170.
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