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Liliana Tenney

Liliana Tenney DrPH, MPH

Assistant Professor, Director of Outreach and Programs (CHWE)
  • Center for Health, Work & Environment
  • Department of Environmental & Occupational Health

Dr. Lili Tenney is the associate director for outreach and programs at the Center for Health, Work & Environment and an assistant professor at the Colorado School of Public Health where she teaches graduate courses in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health. Her work focuses on implementation science. She has over ten years of experience in dissemination and implementation, program planning, leadership, and strategic partnerships including directing public health programs focused on promoting worker health, safety, and well-being. Dr. Tenney is the co-founder and director of Health Links™, an initiative to helping organizations identify solutions for worker health and safety by providing them with assessment, consulting, and certification. She speaks nationally on the role employers and work environments play in creating a healthier workforce. She is passionate about integrating TWH with business sustainability, helping develop impact goals and planning for work, health, and corporate social responsibility. As a mother of two, she prioritizes finding ways to supporting working parents.

Areas of Expertise

  • Implementation Science
  • Total Worker Health
  • Climate and Health
  • Marketing
  • Community and Behavioral Health

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • DrPH, Colorado School of Public Health, 2020
  • MPH, Colorado School of Public Health, 2010
  • BA, Marketing, University of Colorado, Leeds School of Business, 2006



  • 2015 Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society
  • 2014 Outstanding Woman in Business Nominee Denver Business Journal
  • 2011 Recipient, Colorado School of Public Health Outstanding Contributing by a Student
  • 2010 Recipient, American Public Health Association Scholarship, Colorado School of Public Health; 2006 Phi Eta Sigma, National Honor Society


  •  President Elect, Society for Total Worker Health

Center for Health, Work & Environment

Colorado School of Public Health

CU Anschutz

Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place

Suite W3111

Mail Stop B119

Aurora, CO 80045

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