WASHINGTON, DC—Liz Engel, most recently deputy assistant secretary for legislation at the Department of Health & Human Services, has joined Glover Park Group as a managing director in the government affairs practice.  Engel will join GPG’s health and wellness team, which provides clients with integrated support, including government relations, public affairs, opinion research, marketing and advertising.
Engel, a former healthcare regulatory attorney, has health policy experience spanning government, corporate, and non-profit organizations. In her most recent role, she served as the liaison between HHS and members of Congress regarding Medicare, Medicaid and other critical issues related to health reform. She worked closely with key White House officials and the leadership of other agencies to advance policy priorities.
Engel also served as a member of the Obama-Biden Transition team, conducting outreach on behalf of the health are policy working group to trade associations, businesses, unions and advocacy organizations.

Prior to the transition, Engel served as the health policy advisor at the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee in the 110th Congress.