W. Kenneth Nelson

Consulting Advisor

W. Kenneth Nelson joined WSCUC as a Research Fellow in 2018 and is the Director, Office of Educational Effectiveness at Loma Linda University. He has also served as a faculty member in the School of Allied Health Professions for the last 17 years. Being a graduate of WSCUC’s Assessment Leadership Academy, he is passionate about promoting evidence-based student success endeavors. As a nationally recognized expert in data visualization in academics, he holds workshops and presents for Microsoft Higher Education at educational forums. Prior to joining Loma Linda University, he spent 25 years as the medical director for a health education NGO, traveling to over 50 countries. Dr. Nelson holds a medical degree and a master’s in health professions education.