A Few Words About Liza
Liza researches, develops and supports programs and documentation to advance the BCCA strategic objectives. She develops mutually beneficial working relationships with key health care partners that enables the Association to advocate its interests effectively and thoughtfully. Liza works with internal and external stakeholders to ensure activities and positions are consistent and integrated, including the advancement of strategic objectives and reputation/awareness with government and other stakeholders.
Previously, Liza conducted research into policy issues, programs and trends, and implemented a management information centre with a capability of complex statistical analysis with the provincial government. She developed and coordinated advocacy and government engagement plans with leading-edge information on innovations, new developments, and recommended best practices to member organizations with a provincial health association.
In her previous role, Liza led a large-scale quality improvement initiative to revitalize and transform primary care with the medical association. She acted as co-director for two province-wide chronic disease improvement collaboratives, which demonstrated excellent outcomes for both patients and practitioners. She is a published author in a number of peer-reviewed journals.
Liza holds a M.Sc. in neurochemistry and a M.Sc. in epidemiology and health services planning.