Population Health Sciences Faculty

Cornelia Deagle, PhD, MSPH

Cornelia Deagle
Assistant Professor
Public Health
Department of Population Health Sciences


  • 2004
    PhD, Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
    Arnold School of Public Health
    University of South Carolina
    Columbia, SC
  • 1989
    MSPH, Health Policy and Administration
    Gillings School of Public Health
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill, NC
  • 1987
    BA, Sociology
    Roanoke College
    Salem, VA

Areas of Expertise

  • Community development and engagement
  • Public Health Program design, development, and evaluation
  • Maternal and child health
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Community-Engaged Research
  • Qualitative Research, including Grounded Theory, Phenomenology, and Ethnography

Professional Experience

  • 2019 – Present
    Assistant Professor of Public Health
    Population Health Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA

Honor Society Memberships

  • Delta Omega - Public Health Honor Society
  • Alpha Kappa Delta - Sociology Honor Society
  • Cardinal Key Honor Society
  • Who's Who Colleges and Universities