Conference Speakers

Jennifer M. Peltzer-Jones PsyD, RN

Originally from Philadelphia, Dr. Pelzer is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Health Psychology division of APA and of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry.

She graduated from De Sales University in Allentown PA with a Bachelor’s in Nursing with a minor in Psychology then went on to Millersville University for a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Psychology and finally returned to Philadelphia in 1999 to pursue her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) at La Salle University.

Hired on as the first Senior Staff Psychology for the Henry Ford Emergency Department in 2008 and has published and presented on topics such as frequent ED use interventions, integration with community mental health services, and quality improvement.

Most recently, she has been working closely with the administration of Henry Ford Health System to improve Emergency Department experiences for patients in psychiatric distress.