Research 101: Anecdotal Evidence vs Scientific Evidence
About the Author: Elizabeth Berger
Elizabeth (Liz) Berger (MS, PMA-CPT) is a published author, statistical methodologist, and certified Pilates instructor based in Sacramento, CA. She specializes in program evaluation methods and statistical reasoning and is passionate about facilitating the implementation of evidence-based practices. Ms. Berger has spent most of her career working as a liaison between academic and practitioner communities at national, state, and local levels. She has led a variety of research projects ranging from randomized controlled trials to dissemination and implementation studies, and currently provides a variety of research services as a professional consultant. As a certified scientific reviewer, Ms. Berger also spent many years reviewing the methodological rigor of published research for inclusion in government clearinghouses. Her formal education includes M.S. and B.S. degrees in the social sciences as well as a variety of Pilates and group fitness certifications.