Administration, Faculty & Staff

Zoe Van Orsdol, MA, MPH

Project Director

Zoë joined JCPH in 2021. Her current responsibilities include managing multiple professional development activities including PopTalks, and the Innovation in Personalized Medicine & Population Health webinar series. 

Before joining JCPH, Zoë worked for a community-based organization in Philadelphia, leading their public health work with a focus on the social determinants of health and trauma-informed principles. While there, she worked on collaborative effort to create a trauma- informed  engagement curriculum that community members could share with one another. Prior to her public health work, Zoë taught history for many years focusing on the intersection of civil rights, race and public health.

Zoë has an MPH from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where her research focused on nutrition and equitable food systems, and an MA in African American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.