Lizzy Matzinger, MPH (she/her/elle)

Project Management and Program Evaluation

English, French
Ottawa Valley, ON

Lizzy Matzinger is a research and evaluation consultant who lives, works and plays on both the traditional, unceded territories of the Anishinabe Algonquin Nation. She is passionate about promoting health equity through applied research and innovation.

She brings expertise in making projects come to life from initial strategy and planning to managing the day-to-day operations of research studies. Results and outcomes oriented, Lizzy designs evaluations and tools to help measure impact and create roadmaps for success. Coordinating frontline research in injectable treatments for substance use, Lizzy has also become skilled at conducting mixed methods research including survey design, qualitative interviewing and analysis.

Known for being agile and approachable, Lizzy thrives working with community members and individuals from all walks of life to promote meaningful participation and engagement. Working predominantly at the intersections of substance use, harm reduction, and stigma, she is skilled at navigating these areas with empathy and understanding.

Recent highlights of Lizzy’s work include managing a multi-pronged research study on injectable opioid agonist treatment including recruitment, outreach and data collection and coordinating a provincial network of patient/family partners with complex mental health and substance use challenges to facilitate shared decision-making in health care.

Services offered:

  • Program planning and evaluation
  • Research management
  • Writing and report generation
  • Knowledge translation and knowledge sharing