Laurie S Jeffers


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Laurie S Jeffers


Clinical Assistant Professor

1 212 998 5310

433 First Avenue
New York, NY 10010
United States

Laurie S Jeffers's additional information

Laurie S. Jeffers, DNP FNP-BC, is a clinical assistant professor at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. With her extensive clinical expertise in the areas of adolescent health, perimenopause, menopause, and hormone replacement therapy, she has been a board-certified family nurse practitioner since 1998 and a specialist in women's health for the last 20 years. She created the first women's health course for graduate students in the FNP program at NYU. She has lectured extensively throughout the greater NJ/NY area on women's health issues. 

Prior to joining faculty at NYU Meyers, Jeffers ran her own independent practice, Well Woman Care, LLC, serving the needs of women along the lifespan in her New Jersey community.  She also taught in the FNP program at Duke University.

Jeffers earned her DNP and BSN at Duke University, her MSN at Monmouth University, and her BS in kinesiology at the University of Maryland. Her doctoral research focused on a quality improvement project for midlife women experiencing menopausal symptoms. 

DNP - Duke University (2014)
MSN - Monmouth University (1998)
BS, Kinesiology - University of Maryland (1988)
BSN - Duke University (1982)

Faculty practice
Women's health
Primary care
Maternal global health

North American Menopause Society
Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
Sigma Thea Tau International - Upsilon Chapter
Women's Health Advisory Council and Expert Panel

Faculty Honors Awards

DNP Student speaker award, Duke University (2014)


Taylor, D., Woods, N. F., & Jeffers, L. S. (2017). Menopause. In J. Fitzpatrick (Ed.), Encyclopedia of nursing research (4th ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. Retrieved from

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