She completed her Undergraduate and Masters degrees at Stanford University, her Medical and Public Health degrees at the Johns Hopkins University, and an MPhil in Development Studies at Cambridge. Prior to returning to Cambridge, she completed her Internal Medicine residency at the Columbia New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Liz was the Vice President of the Gates Cambridge Scholar Society from 2011-2012 and is currently an executive director of the Global Scholars Symposium. She is on the editorial board of the King's Review, an academic online magazine created by graduate students at King's College.
Liz has been involved in numerous international projects including a program for North Korean refugees in China, an HIV/AIDS initiative in Soweto, South Africa, a pediatrics infectious disease project in the Northern Territories of Australia, and a project published in the Lancet on the mortality in the Iraq War. She also holds a US patent for a medical device that preserves cardiac cells during a heart attack. She is an avid rower and rows in King’s College’s first women’s VIII.