Liz Tung is a Program Officer for Health and Human Services. Her portfolio includes projects and programs in youth development, immigration, as well as public health and health care.
Prior to joining the Abell Foundation in 2020, Liz worked at Family League of Baltimore for five years where she was part of the B’more for Healthy Babies initiative to improve birth and early childhood outcomes. In that role, she co-led the Baltimore City Early Childhood Advisory Council aimed at improving school readiness. Earlier in her career, Liz served as a special assistant to the Health Commissioner at the Baltimore City Health Department and as a Program Officer at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Geneva, Switzerland. Liz began her career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Togo where she focused on growing a network of community health workers providing in-home HIV treatment and maternal and child health supports.
Liz has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Yale University and a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She and her husband have two lovely boys and live in Baltimore City.