Elizabeth Mayerson


Assistant Clinical Professor


Dr. Mayerson is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing and School of Medicine. She is also a nurse practitioner for CannaHealth, performing certifications for the State of Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program. Mayerson is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau. She joined the Mu Chapter during her doctoral program in 2016 and has been the Mu chapter secretary since 2017. In April 2021, Mayerson was elected the Mu Chapter president beginning 9/1/2021. She is also a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Nurses Association, and the National League for Nursing. Prior to transitioning to a full-time academic position, Mayerson was associate director of advanced practice and a primary care nurse practitioner for Hartford Healthcare Medical Group.

Research/Scholarship Interests

  • Medical Marijuana
  • Substance Use/Misuse
  • Pain Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Prescription Opioid Abuse


  • Certificate Health Profession Education, University of Connecticut
  • DNP, University of Connecticut
  • MSN,  Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Yale University
  • BS, Nursing, Boston University

Honors & Awards

  • 2017: Provider Leadership Development Institute, Hartford Healthcare.  Invited to participate in a one-year leadership development and training program, completed program in August 2017.
  • 2021: Nominated for a 2021 University Teaching Fellow Award, University of Connecticut, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
  • 2021: Nominated for a 2021 Undergraduate Faculty Mentor of the Year and Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Awards, University of Connecticut, Center for Career Development

Selected Publications

Alexander, I. M., Jakubisin-Konicki, A., Barandouzi, Z. A., Bottone, C., Mayerson, E., & Witkovic, M. (2022). Chapter 14: Menopause. In F. Likis & K. Schuiling, Eds, Women’s Gynecologic Health, (4th ed., pp. 267-294). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Mayerson, E. A. & Julian, T.  (2017). Acute pain management for patients on medication-assisted treatment for opioid-use disorder.  Topics in Pain Management 33(3), pp. 1-11.

A portrait of assistant clinical professor Elizabeth Mayerson.
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