Education and Training

Board Certification

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Board Certified (APRN-BC)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP)
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)
Registered Nurse (RN)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Biology - Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Graduate Degree

MSc, Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner - Ohio State University, College of Nursing, Columbus, OH
MSc in International Health - Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner




Nelin V, KC A, Andersson O, Rana N, Målqvist M. Factors associated with timing of umbilical cord clamping in tertiary hospital of Nepal. BMC Research Notes. Jan 2018; 11(1): 89


KC A, Nelin V, Raaijmakers H, Kim HJ, Singh C, Målqvist M. Increased immunization coverage addresses the equity gap in Nepal. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. Feb 2017.

KC A, Wrammert J, Nelin V, Clark RB, Ewald U, Peterson S, Målqvist M. Evaluation of Helping Babies Breathe Quality Improvement Cycle (HBB-QIC) on retention of neonatal resuscitation skills six months after training in Nepal. BMC Pediatrics. Apr 2017; 17(1):103.


KC A, Wrammert J, Nelin V, Ewald U, Clark R, Målqvist M. Level of mortality risk for babies born preterm or with a small weight for gestation in a tertiary hospital of Nepal. BMC Public Health. Sept 2015; 10(15):877.

KC A, Nelin V, Wrammert J, Ewald U, Vitrakoti R, Baral GN, Målqvist M. Risk factors for antepartum stillbirth: a case-control study in Nepal. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. Jul 2015; 5(15):146.

KC A, Nelin V, Vitrakoti R, Aryal S, Målqvist M. Validation of the foot length measure as an alternative tool to identify low birth weight and preterm babies in a low-resource setting like Nepal: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pediatr. Apr 2015; 17(15):43.


Chen B, Nelin VE, Locy ML, Jin Y, Tipple TE. Thioredoxin-1 mediates hypoxia-induced pulmonary artery smooth muscle cell proliferation. American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cell Molecular Physiology. Sept 2013; 305(5):L389-95.

Awards and Honors

2011, Summa Cum Laude from the Honors College, Western Kentucky University

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2018-present, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners