Elizabeth Tenney

Elizabeth Tenney

Research Associate

Denver, CO

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Elizabeth Tenney has experience working in state government and the nonprofit sector as well as public health, research, and communications.

Before joining HMA, she served as program coordinator with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. While there, she worked with different divisions, department staff, and external stakeholders to bring regulatory changes, funding recommendations, and committee appointments before the board or commission.

Adept at project management, Elizabeth has experience managing multiple schedules, agendas, budgets, and meeting reports for boards and commissions while making sure regulatory and legal compliance was achieved according to the Administrative Procedure Act.

In addition, she served as a research and policy intern with the American Transplant Foundation where she gained experience in health and political sciences through research and policy experience. She was also an intern with Susan G. Komen Colorado where she gained experience in health disparity and health equity research, program management, and policy and legislative analysis.

Elizabeth earned a master’s degree focused on global health and policy analysis at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, and a Bachelor of Arts at Colgate University in biology and political science.

She enjoys travelling to other countries, swimming, baking, and the great outdoors.