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Elizabeth Frentzel

Principal Research Scientist

Elizabeth Frentzel, MPH, is a Principal Research Scientist at AIR. She began working with the Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (KTER) and the Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR) in 2016. As the research director for KTER, she oversees scoping reviews, formative research to identify vocational rehabilitation training needs, and other research to support knowledge translation.

Ms. Frentzel has almost two decades of experience conducting qualitative research, including interviews, focus groups, literature reviews. In addition, she has a decade of experience translating research into information that consumers and clinicians can use. She has also developed multiple Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) and National Quality Forum endorsed measures; most recently, the CAHPS Home- and Community-Based Services Survey, which includes a module on evaluating employment supports by individuals with disabilities. Her area of focus is on populations who are older and/or who have disabilities, and most currently, adults with autism and transition-aged youth with disabilities.