Skip to main content
Intellect

Elder Russell M. Nelson at BYU devotional Dec. 10

Elder Russell M. Nelson, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak to Brigham Young University students Tuesday (Dec. 10) at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), the BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and at broadcasting.byu.edu. It will be rebroadcast Sunday, Dec. 15, at 6 a.m. and 11 a.m. on KBYU-TV, on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., and on KBYU-FM at 8 p.m.

Elder Nelson, an internationally renowned heart surgeon and medical researcher, received his bachelor's and medical degrees from the University of Utah. He completed his residency in surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and at the University of Minnesota, where he was awarded his doctoral degree in 1954.

In addition to professional research positions, Elder Nelson directed the Thoracic Surgery Residency at the University of Utah and chaired the Division of Thoracic Surgery at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City.

Author of many publications and textbooks, Elder Nelson has traveled extensively to share his medical knowledge with the world.

Elder Nelson was called to the Quorum of the Twelve on April 7, 1984 after having served in several other Church callings.

Writer: Craig Kartchner

Related Articles

data-content-type="article"

BYU researchers play central role in state's approval of drought-resistant grass in Utah

July 17, 2024
In the midst of a sweltering heat wave, the state of Utah this week approved a type of grass that will have a critical impact on future water conservation — and a couple of BYU professors (and their students) have been a key part in making it happen.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

It's not rocket science... it's rocket engineering: BYU's Rocketry Team wins big again

July 11, 2024
The BYU Rocketry Team and their Utah-inspired rocket named “Alta” got on the podium three times, earning two first prizes and a second-place finish at the 2024 Spaceport America Cup.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

BYU study reveals fireworks’ impact on air quality

July 01, 2024
Fireworks' dazzling displays bring hidden dangers to Wasatch Front air.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=