Dr. John C. Nelson. M.D., M.P.HChief Medical Officer
Dr. Nelson an obstetrician and gynecologist from Salt Lake City, Utah, brings a wealth of experience to PRED. Predictive Technology Group, Inc., specializes in genetic testing, diagnostics, and therapeutic products to advance precision medicine.
Dr. Nelson served as President of the American Medical Association, Salt Lake County Medical Society, and the Utah Medical Association. Also, he chaired the Finance and Planning Committee of the World Medical Association. He served on the Advisory Committee to the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as, on the advisory committee for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). As a spokesperson for the American Medical Association Alliance, he lectured on detecting and preventing interpersonal violence. Dr. Nelson became a charter member of the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (ProPAC), now known as MedPAC.
Dr. Nelson received numerous awards, among which are the Alumnus of the Year at Utah State University, the Distinguished Service Award from the University of Utah School of Medicine, the Emeritus Merit of Honor Award from the University of Utah Alumni Association, and the Light of Learning Award from the Utah Department of Education. As a founding co-chair of the Commission to End Healthcare Disparities, Dr. Nelson received a Lifetime Service Award from the National Medical Association.
Dr. Nelson’s civic involvement includes time on the advisory committee of the local Boys and Girls Club of Salt Lake City, the Christmas Box House board, and the board of Operation Kids.