Katharine Nelson, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Katharine Nelson

Contact Info

kjnelson@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-273-9848

Fax 612-273-9779

Office Address:
Katharine Nelson, M.D.
2450 Riverside Ave.
F282/2A West
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry


MD, University of Minnesota Medical School

Residency, Psychiatry, University of Minnesota

BA, University of Minnesota

Summary

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training, 2010-current
  • American Psychiatric Association, General Member, 2010-current
  • American Psychiatric Association, Member in Training, 2006-2010
  • Minnesota Psychiatric Society, 2006-Current
  • Minnesota Psychiatric Society, Member in Training Representative, 2009-2010
  • Psi Chi Psychological Honor Society, 2002-Current

Research

Publications

  • Katharine J. Nelson; Alexandra Zagoloff; Sandra Quinn; Heather E. Swanson; Claire Garber; S Charles Schulz (2014): Borderline personality disorder: Treatment approaches and perspectives. Clinical Practice, 11(3):341-349.
  • Suzanne Witterholt; Katharine J. Nelson (2013): Dialectical behavior therapy applications for psychiatrists. Psychiatric Annals, 43(4):158-161.
  • Katharine J. Nelson (2013): This Issue: Dialectical behavior therapy. Psychiatric Annals, 43(4):149-150.
  • Katharine J. Nelson (2013) Managing borderline personality disorder on general psychiatric units.Psychodynamic Psychiatry, 41(4):563-574.
  • Katharine J. Nelson; S. Charles Schulz (2012): Treatment advances in borderline personality disorder.Psychiatric Annals, 42(2):59-64.
  • Hannah Betcher; Katharine J. Nelson (2012): A 44-year-old woman with intrusive thoughts. Psychiatric Annals, 42(8):281-283.
  • David Baldes; Katharine J. Nelson (2012): An 84-year-old man with agitation. Psychiatric Annals, 42(12):449-451.
  • Patricia J. Dickmann; Katharine J. Nelson (2012): A 43-year-old man with memory and behavior disturbance. Psychiatric Annals, 42(12):460-463.
  • Katharine J. Nelson (2012): How to use patient-centered language in documentation. Current Psychiatry, 10(10):70.
  • Katharine Nelson; S. Charles Schulz (2011): Pharmacologic treatment of borderline personality disorder. Current Psychiatry, 10(8):30-40.
  • S.C. Schulz; R. Moen; M. Miller; B. Long; A. Romine; K. Nelson (2009): Borderline personality disorder: A review of treatment approaches. Minerva Psichiatrica, 50(4):309-318.

Teaching

Teaching Areas

  • Medical School Teaching: Faculty Facilitator for the Foundations of Critical Thinking Curriculum, University of Minnesota Medical School, Academic Year 2010-current
  • Course Director Psyche, 2012-current , Course Co-Director Psyche, 2011-2012, University of Minnesota Second Year Medical Students
  • Mood Disorders (two annual lectures as part of the Psyche course), University of Minnesota Second Year Medical Students, 2010-current
  • Psyche Small Group Facilitator, University of Minnesota Second Year Medical Students, 2010-current
  • University of Minnesota Resident Didactics, Course Director for Borderline Personality Disorder, PTSD and Sexual Disorders, PGY2 Residents, 2010-current
  • Course Director/Faculty Mentor for the Resident Case Conference and Journal Club, PGY1&2 Residents, 2010-current
  • Course Director for the Clinical Skills Course, PGY1 Residents, 2010-current
  • Course Director for the Orientation to Psychotherapy course, PGY2 Residents, 2009-current

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Board Certified June, 2011

Clinical Interests

Katharine J. Nelson, MD, is certified by the Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Nelson is the Medical Director of the Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Program and was trained during residency in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She is also the Program Director of the University of Minnesota Psychiatry Residency and has developed a curriculum to educate psychiatry residents about best prac