Elizabeth (Liz) Matthews, MSW, PhD is an Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Social Service. She received her BA from Occidental College; her MSW from Columbia University, and her PhD from Rutgers University. Liz’s professional interests include primary and behavioral healthcare integration, person-centered care, and health information technology. Prior to her career in academia, Liz served as both a clinician and administrator in a community health and mental health center. This work has informed her current research program, which focuses on advancing social work practice in integrated health and mental health care settings, and exploring factors impacting the implementation of interdisciplinary care.