Clinical Research Coordinator
Liza Tomczuk is a clinical research coordinator working on Dr. Melanie Pellecchia’s PEACE project. The goal of the PEACE study is to understand parent coaching in the early intervention system for young children with autism spectrum disorders and develop a toolkit of strategies to increase EI providers’ implementation of parent coaching for families of children with, or at-risk for, autism spectrum disorders. Liza graduated from Dickinson College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and a Health Studies Certificate in 2018. Prior to joining the CMH team, Liza worked as a clinical research coordinator in Cardiovascular Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Liza is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health at the University of Pennsylvania. Her interests include community-based ASD research and the implementation of evidence-based practices in under-resourced communities. In her free time, Liza enjoys playing soccer and spending warm, sunny days at the beach with family and friends.