Brenda McNeil, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Interim Director, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Assistant Clinical Professor
Dr. McNeil is a family nurse practitioner with over 25 years of experience in primary care. She has devoted her career to improving healthcare access for undeserved populations. She has been actively teaching graduate nursing students for the past decade, aiming to equip them with the knowledge and skills required to provide exceptional patient care. She is also a member and serves on the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties Preceptor Committee. Dr. McNeil has presented at various national conferences on topics ranging from childhood obesity prevention and preceptor development to preparing NPs to care for undeserved populations. Her clinical and scholarly interests include health promotion, disease prevention, social determinants of health, mental health, pediatrics/adolescent health, obesity prevention, and motivational interviewing.
Annette Jakubisin-Konicki, Ph.D., APRN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Ivy M. Alexander, Ph.D., APRN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Ivy M. Alexander is a Professor and Director of the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing. Her clinical, scholarly, and research interests are in primary care for underserved populations, including Veterans and their families, and Midlife Women's Health Care. She has extensive experience in both clinical and didactic education and has served as Project Director for multiple HRSA-funded programs supporting education and training of primary care NPs since 2013.
Elizabeth Mayerson, DNP, RN, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE
Dr. Mayerson has over 30 years of experience as a primary care provider. She is currently the Assistant Director of Prelicensure Programs and teaches pathophysiology and pharmacology in the traditional undergraduate and graduate programs. Her research interests include prescription opioid abuse, behavioral health in primary care, and medical marijuana.