Joe Russo

502 E Monroe St
Mercado C 205
Mail Code 8220
Director of Edson College Learning Enterprise
University Staff
DTPHX Campus
Assistant Director
University Staff
DTPHX Campus


Joe Russo is the director of the Edson College Learning Enterprise at Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. He received his Master of Public Health from the University of Arizona, and his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry from Arizona State University. Mr. Russo is also a Doctor of Public Health candidate in maternal and child health at the University of Arizona, where his research focuses on data-driven methods to address healthcare access disparities in rural areas. As a health professional, Mr. Russo’s work focuses on health systems development and program implementation. His experience has included both direct delivery of public health programs as a faculty member with the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, and management of state-wide maternal and child health programs with the Arizona Department of Health Services. 

Since joining the Edson College, his work has focused on professional and executive education for health leaders, and developing new models to deliver programs and education to health professionals around the world.


  • D.P.H candidate, University of Arizona
  • M.P.H. Public Health Practice, University of Arizona
  • B.S. Biochemistry, Arizona State University


Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
HCR 230 Culture and Health
HCR 498 Pro-Seminar