MPH., Founding Member
Janet Zola served as the Health Education Specialist in Communicable Disease Prevention at the San Francisco Dept. of Public Health for 25 years, culminating her career with the co-founding and development of San Francisco Hep B Free. Her achievements include being the first recipient of the National "Rock in the Pond" Award for her work in hepatitis B prevention, development, and implantation of the 3 For Life project, founding the San Francisco Immunization Coalition, producing the Senior Theatre Education Program as part of the Medication Education for Seniors program under her direction, 10 years as an instructor in Health Education at San Francisco State University, as well as many years developing and delivering training in family planning and women's health issues.
Now in retirement, Ms. Zola continues to serve as a valued advisor to the SF Hep B Free - Bay Area leadership, offering insight and a historical perspective as the campaign moves forward with its mission. Her passion for public health advocacy and hepatitis awareness has not diminished.