Helen Trenz

Job Title

  • Adjunct Instructor
    MBA, Graduate School


Dr. Helen Trenz is the Director of Research at the Center for Health Care Research at UnitedHealth Group. Previously, she was with Optum Life Sciences as a Senior Health Economics Researcher with the Health Economics and Outcomes Research team. Dr. Trenz earned her MA in International Development from American University and PhD in Applied Economics with a focus on Health Economics from the University of Minnesota. At Bethel she teaches undergraduate and graduate economics courses in the CAPS and MBA programs.

Started at Bethel



  • University of Minnesota - PhD Applied Economics, 2015