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Rodney B. Nelson

Born: 1946 Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Dr. Rodney B. Nelson practices in Geneva, Illinois.

Biography: Dr. Nelson was born in Chicago and raised in Dunham Woods near St. Charles, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago. He went to Elgin Academy where he won the Ora L. Pelton and Susan B. Sears Awards. He then attended the University of Minnesota and the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, where he was a James Scholar.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

  Beaumont, America's first physiologist /
ISBN: 0962562408 OCLC: Geneva, Ill. :

Grant House Press, Geneva, Ill. : 1990.

  The Franklin Institute: Illinois' First Medical School
ISBN: 0962562424 OCLC: Geneva, Ill. :

Grant House Press, Geneva, Ill. : 1991.