Elizabeth Fitzpatrick is a Full Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Ottawa and a Senior Scientist at the CHEO Research Institute, Ottawa. Prior to academia, Elizabeth worked for more than 20 years as a clinical audiologist and listening and spoken language therapist. Her current research is related to the epidemiology of childhood hearing loss and interventions and outcomes in both children and adults with hearing loss. She is currently leading a Canadian Institutes of Health Research funded study on the impact of unilateral and mild bilateral hearing loss in children. Elizabeth was Editor-in-chief of the Canadian Journal of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (2012-2015) and Associate Editor with the Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education (2015-2020). She is on the Board of Directors of the Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss. Elizabeth has authored 3 books and published numerous scientific articles on pediatric hearing.