Misha Zorich

  • Pitt-Johnstown MSW Program Coordinator

Misha Zorich is the Pitt-Johnstown MSW Program Coordinator. Prior to this position, she was the project manager for the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program, Edith Baker Integrated Healthcare Fellowship in the School of Social Work. From 2015-17, she was the program manager for the Leadership in Public Health Social Work Education Program– Juanita C. Evans Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.  She has also served as a project coordinator for several collaborative and applied research projects through the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work, Community Enhancement Research Network (CERN), and as a research associate for Excellence Research, Inc. In addition, she was a member of the FASTEN Research Team-- a collaborative initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts, and a co- investigator of the organizational performance optimization and evaluation project at Professional Family Care Services, Inc. Before coming to the University of Pittsburgh, Ms. Zorich worked with the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force(Allies for Health + Wellbeing), East End Cooperative Ministry's Hunger Programs, and ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership. She earned her BA and MSW, with an administration concentration from the University of Pittsburgh, and her M.Div. from the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.Ms. Zorich has a great interest in cultural anthropology and has traveled to 18 different countries, with extended stays in Honduras, Syria, and Mexico.

Research Interests

  • Coordination and preparation of social workers in integrated health care teams
  • Program administration of MSW programs
  • CSWE