Toben Nelson
Office Address:
300 West Bank Office Building
Mailing Address:

1300 S 2nd St
Room 300 West Bank Office Building
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Toben Nelson, ScD

Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health


Member, Healthy Weight Research Center


ScD, Public Health, Harvard University
MS, Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
BA, Psychology & Physical Education, Hamline University


I study prevention of alcohol attributable harm, injury and violence prevention, motor vehicle safety, physical activity promotion, obesity prevention, the influence of sports participation on health and social determinants of health.


Food & nutrition, injuries, methods, alcohol, physical activity, substance use, social epidemiology, policy, sport, prevention, motor vehicle safety.

Awards and Recognition

  • Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health

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