Elizabeth Lazzara

Assistant Professor of Human Factors
Human Factors and Behavioral Neurobiology
Daytona College of Arts & Sciences
Daytona Beach campus

Office Hours

COAS 401.13 (By Appointment)

Areas of Expertise

Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Accident Investigation, Team Performance, Human Performance Evaluations, Training, Team Training, Training Assessment, Simulation-based Training 


I am an Assistant Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Although I have had extensive experiences in military, academic, and commercial settings, my primary interests lie within improving the quality of patient care within the healthcare domain. I strive to make a long lasting and significant impact by examining and advancing the science and practice of clinical care and patient safety issues pertaining to human performance, teamwork, team training, and simulation-based training, and performance measurement.

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, University of Central Florida
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in Applied Experimental and Human Factors - Psychology, University of Central Florida

  • HFS 520: Team Performance
  • PSY 315: Cognitive Psychology

HF 302 Human Factors II

HF 520 Team Performance

HF 612 Human Factors Methods

HF 695 Human Factors in Medicine

PSY 315 Cognitive Psychology



Research Assistant Professor - University of Kansas School of Medicine and Wichita State University

American Society for Clinical Oncology

Association for Psychological Science

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Society for Industrial/Organizational Society


Association for Psychological Science - 2017 Rising Star

Leadership Quarterly - 2007 Most Cited Paper