Annyce S. Mayer
Annyce S. Mayer, MD, is a physician at National Jewish Health. Dr. Mayer is in the Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
Research AreasResearch Areas
  • Environmental and Occupational Diseases
  • Host and Exposure Determinants of Beryllium Sensitization and Chronic Beryllium Disease

Special Interests

Clinical Interests

Dr. Annyce Mayer has a clinical practice focused on lung disease related to occupational and environmental exposures in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Medical Surveillance Clinics at National Jewish Health. The major focus of her clinical practice is on occupational lung disease, in particular chronic beryllium disease along with other chronic allergic lung diseases. Her practice includes the diagnosis of exposure-related lung diseases, as well as assisting in disease-related exposure recognition and reduction strategies. She also works with Dr. Pacheco in the metal allergy program.

Research Interests

Dr. Mayer performs epidemiologic research on the host and exposure determinants of beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease. She also works with Dr. Pacheco in the metal allergy research program.


Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA), BA with Honors
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (Nashville, TN), MD
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, MSPH
Medical Center of Delaware (Newark, DE), Emergency Medicine
National Jewish Health and University of Colorado Denver, Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Awards & Recognition

Delta Omega Society, Alpha Upsilon Chapter member
Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FACOEM)
UCHSC Annual Epidemiologic Research Exchange, Student Abstract Award
Cum Laude College Graduate
BA in Biology with Honors
Election to Sigma Xi
Taskforce Member, Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation Medical Treatment Guidelines revision: cervical/lumbar spine and lower extremity, shoulder injury, TOS

Board Certification

American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine

Professional Certifications

Level II Accreditation, State of Colorado, Workers' Compensation
American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME) Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME)

Professional Memberships

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
American Public Health Association
Colorado Medical Society
Rocky Mountain Academy of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 


Fini, E., Plucinska, I., Mayer, A.S., Gross, R., Brinckerhoff, C.  1987. A Gene for Rabbit Synovial Cell Collagenase: Member of a Family of Metalloproteins that Degrade the Connective Tissue Matrix. Biochemistry. 26:6156-6165.

Epps, S., Woods, C., Mayer, A.S., Klein, J. 1993. “Recurring Ventriculitis due to Citrobacter diversus: Clinical and Bacteriologic Analysis. Clinical Infectious Disease. 17:437-440.

Mayer, A.S., O’Connor, R.E. 1993. Respiratory Arrest Following Local Anesthesia for Outpatient Cataract Surgery: A Dramatic, but Transient Complication. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 22:1357-1359.

Mayer, A.S., Stoller, J.K., Bartelson, B.B., Ruttenber, A.J., Sandhaus, R.A., Newman, L.S. 2000. Occupational Exposure Risks in Individuals with PI*Z 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 162:553-558. (PMID: 

Mayer, A.S., Stoller, J.K., Bartelson, B.B., Ruttenber, A.J., Sandhaus, R.A., Newman, L.S. 2000. Childhood and Adult Passive Smoking in PI*Z 1-Antitrypsin Deficient Individuals. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 161:A532.

Academic Affiliations

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Environmental/Occupational Health, University of Colorado Denver Colorado School of Public Health

Teaching & Professional Positions

“Ergonomics,” A Problem-Based Learning Course
“Occupational Risks for Healthcare Workers,” A Problem-Based Learning Course
Health Effects from Occupational and Environmental Exposures Course

Conflicts of Interest

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654
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National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2022
I was informed on what was going to be done and why. It helped to keep me in the loop of why things were being done.

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2022
Could not expect more - great team.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2022
*Dr. Mayer is very scatter-brained and at the end did not do what she was asked to _____ provide an impairment rating.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2022
Dr. Annyce Mayer is wonderful! She is always so attentive and caring and thorough! She makes sure I understand everything!

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2022
Excellent, caring doctor.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2022
Dr. Mayer was very clear and detailed in describing findings, listened attentively, and addressed all my concerns. I could not ask for more.

National Jewish Health PatientAugust, 2022
The doctor has always been very thorough and I have always been impressed with her going over results with me and helping me understand them. The recommendations for continued path forward are always suited to me and what is best for me. Thank you

National Jewish Health PatientAugust, 2022
When trying to talk about my problems, it seems as though they don't believe me.

National Jewish Health PatientAugust, 2022
Excellent experience. Complicated issues discussed thoroughly. Helpful recommendations made by doctor. Procedure fully explained.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2022
Dr. Mayer is wonderful! She is so caring and compassionate and extremely thorough! She went way out of her way to investigate the source of my beryllium exposure and provided a very detailed explanation.

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