Catherine Cutler Institute

Jenny MacKenzie

Policy Associate I, Population Health and Health Policy Program

Office Location

432J Wishcamper Center, Portland Campus




Jenny MacKenzie has extensive experience in the facilitation of a state-wide patient experience survey, Maine Patient Experience Matters, and helped in the development of a website to publicly report the data. Jenny has conducted literature reviews in support of several projects, including the Shared Decision-Making project and the Maine Chronic Conditions analysis. She has co-authored an infection prevention curriculum for long-term care facilities and a report analyzing the changes in survey scores for the patient experience project. She has experience developing and implementing data collection protocols, analyzing policy options based on evidence-based strategies, and designing research strategies.

Jenny lives in Portland and prefers to spend her free time gardening, reading, practicing the guitar, and planning trips with her husband.

Areas of Expertise

Research, data collection, data management, evaluation, survey design, healthcare policy, strategic communication, graphic design, editing, writing and formatting.



Jenny has a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Brandeis University.