Mary Baron Nelson, PhD RN CPNP-PCAssistant Professor

Mary Baron Nelson is a Nurse Scientist at the Keck School of Medicine at USC and Children's Hospital Los Angeles who studies the effect of brain tumor treatment on the child's brain and quality of life, using neuroimaging, neuropsychological and behavioral assessment. She has also studied the role of peer support for parents of children with brain tumors.

She practiced as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in neuro-oncology and in late effects, specializing in the care of childhood brain tumor survivors. She earned her PhD in Nursing from UCLA, MS from Boston College, and BSN from Salem State College.

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Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
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