Current Resident

Christopher Nelsen, PharmD

PGY2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Resident



Chris is originally from Kalamazoo, Michigan but grew up in Houston, Texas. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from The University of Texas at Dallas and his Doctorate of Pharmacy from The University of Texas at Austin. Chris completed his PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Houston Methodist Hospital and in his spare time enjoys building and modifying computers, experiencing unique Houston cuisine, and spending time with friends and family.


Major research project: Effect of Angiotensin II on Vasopressor Requirements in Cirrhosis

Quality improvement project: Evaluation of Tolvaptan Use in Hospitalized Patients 

Continuing education program: Don’t Be Salty – Overview of Hyponatremia Assessment and Management Strategies