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

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