Deputy Chief Clinical Officer, Anthem
Elizabeth Kwo is an immigrant from Taiwan
Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Harvard University
Elizabeth Kwo was born in Taipei, Taiwan and her family now lives in San Francisco, California.
Elizabeth completed her MBA, MPH, and MD at Harvard University. She completed a BA in human biology from Stanford University in 2004 and received the Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Award.
After graduation, Elizabeth conducted research on elderly healthcare disability and dependency as a Fulbright Scholar in Taiwan. Elizabeth created the Nepal Clinical Internship, a program that has sent over 140 US students to work in Kanti Children's Hospital in Nepal, allowing them to develop clinical skills and experience international healthcare. She is a published poet and has extensive experience abroad, working in orphanages in Mexico, establishing health clinics in rural Ecuador, building a women's shelter in Guatemala, and researching traditional medicines in Peru.