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Liliana Tenney

Liliana Tenney DrPH, MPH

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

Lili Tenney is the associate director for outreach and programs at the Center for Health, Work & Environment and a senior instructor at the Colorado School of Public Health where she teaches graduate courses in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health. Her work focuses on Total Worker Health® (TWH) and public health practice. She has over nine 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. Lili is the co-founder and director of Health Links™, an initiative to help businesses 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.  

Lili graduated from the Colorado School of Public Health with an MPH concentrating in community and behavioral health and epidemiology and completed her DrPH in 2020.

Areas of Expertise

  • Total Worker Health
  • Small business and health
  • Climate and health
  • Leadership for health and wellbeing
  • Workplace sustainability

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