Paula Tran Inzeo

Position title: Mobilizing Action Towards Community Health (MATCH) Director


Phone: P: (608) 890-2516 F: (608) 264-6404

UW Population Health Institute
610 Walnut Street, 575E WARF
Madison, WI 53726

Paula’s areas of research and practice focus on topics of health equity and health equity capacity building, collective community action, power building, and health in all policies. She brings a rich background of deep community engagement and applied research, including her previous work in the following capacities:

  • Assistant Director at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies
  • Transform WI Health Equity Coordinator
  • Founding Coordinator of Thrive WI (statewide health equity alliance)
  • Founding Chair of the Wisconsin Public Health Association Health Impact Assessment/ Health in All Policies Section
  • Population Health Service Fellow with the Wisconsin Division of Public Health and Wisconsin Center for Health Equity

Most recently, Paula was the Health Promotion State Specialist at UW-Extension, where she supported the translation of research to meaningful and tailored practices to promote community well-being, and worked with county and state colleagues to advance efforts to promote health across the lifespan, including reducing health disparities and enhancing health equity. Paula received her BS and MPH from UW-Madison, and is currently a doctoral candidate in the Civil Society and Community Research PhD program in the UW School of Human Ecology.