Zoe Lindenfeld is a Ph.D student in Public Health Policy and Management at New York University School of Global Public Health. Zoe’s research interests include health care delivery and payment reform, with a specific focus on behavioral health and substance use disorders. Most recently, her work has focused on how new policies passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as regulatory and payment policies that enabled the prescribing of medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) via telemedicine, increased access to care for vulnerable populations. An additional recent research focus is the integration of harm reduction approaches into medical settings to improve outcomes for individuals with substance use disorders. Zoe received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and worked at John Snow Inc. as a Research Associate before beginning her graduate studies.

Ms. Lindenfeld is a recipient of a 2022 AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship for the Health Datapalooza & National Health Policy Conference