Education & Training

Medical School

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine


Internal Medicine

  • University of Missouri at Columbia


Infectious Diseases

  • University of Kansas Internal Medicine Residency
  • University of Missouri at Columbia


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease


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In the News

Academic Information

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director of Social Media Outreach


  • Patel, Tarang & Karle, Ethan & Nelson, Taylor & Dandachi, Dima. (2019). A Rash That Cannot Be Missed: Disseminated Herpes Zoster as a Result of Immunomodulation by Adalimumab. American Journal of Hospital Medicine. 3. 10.24150/ajhm/2019.010.&
  • Dandachi, D., Reece, R., Wang, E.W., Nelson, T., Rojas‐Moreno, C. and Shoemaker, D.M. (2020), Treating COVID‐19 in Rural America. The Journal of Rural Health. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1111/jrh.12457
  • Nelson, T. B., & Roland, W. (2020). A rare case of osteomyelitis and tenosynovitis in secondary syphilis. IDCases, 21, e00903.
  • Nelson, T.B., Kagan, N., Critchlow, C., Hillard, A., & Hsu, A. (2020). The Danger of Misinformation in the Covid-19 Crisis. Missouri Medicine, 117(6), 510-512.
    • Article republished in Utah Physician, 2021 Feb-Mar; pp 8-12 Utah Physician February / March 2021 by Mills Publishing Inc. - issuu
    • Article republished in Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association. 2021 Jan-Feb; pp 16-18