Tarah Nelson

Tarah Nelson, PhD, FNP-C

Postdoctoral Associate

Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science
Business Email: ruca@ufl.edu

About Tarah Nelson

Dr. Nelson’s research is focused on promoting cardiometabolic health equity. As a postdoctoral associate, she is currently working with Dr. Lisa Scarton to examine cardiometabolic control indicators and medication adherence among American Indian adults with type 2 diabetes.

Board Certifications

  • Family Nurse Practitioner Certification (FNP)
    AANP

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-3080-8847

Areas of Interest
  • Cardiometabolic Disease
  • Chronic diseases prevention
  • Health Equity
  • Health disparities and Social determinants of health

Publications

2023
A nurse-led intervention in patients with newly diagnosed cancer and Type 2 diabetes: A pilot randomized controlled trial feasibility study.
Cancer medicine. 12(11):12874-12880 [DOI] 10.1002/cam4.6118. [PMID] 37212484.
2023
Association of Medication Adherence With HbA1c Control Among American Indian Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Using Tribal Health Services.
Diabetes care. 46(6):1245-1251 [DOI] 10.2337/dc22-1885. [PMID] 37068266.
2023
Medication Adherence in American Indians With Type 2 Diabetes: An Integrative Review.
Diabetes spectrum : a publication of the American Diabetes Association. 36(2):193-200 [DOI] 10.2337/ds21-0096. [PMID] 37193204.
2022
Medication Adherence and Cardiometabolic Control Indicators Among American Indian Adults Receiving Tribal Health Services: Protocol for a Longitudinal Electronic Health Records Study.
JMIR research protocols. 11(10) [DOI] 10.2196/39193. [PMID] 36279173.

Education

PhD – Nursing
2023 · University of Florida
Graduate Certificate in Public Health
2021 · University of Florida
MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner
2018 · University of Colorado
BSN – Accelerated
2013 · University of Sioux Falls

Contact Details

Emails:
Business:
ruca@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100197
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1225 CENTER DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32610