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Cori W. Ruktanonchai, MPH, CPH, PhD

Collegiate Assistant Professor
Portrait of Cori Ruktanonchai
Room D
262 Wallace Hall
295 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Dr. Cori Ruktanonchai is an Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Population Health Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech.

PhD, Geography, 2020
Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences
University of Southampton
Southampton, UK

MPH, Epidemiology, 2012
College of Public Health and Health Professions
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

BS, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 2009
College of Arts and Sciences
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

  • Rural health inequalities
  • Bayesian spatiotemporal modeling
  • Maternal and newborn health

2021-present
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Population Health Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2020–2021
Research Fellow, Geography and Environment
Faculty of Environmental Life Sciences
University of Southampton
Southampton, UK

  • Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, Beta Upsilon Chapter, 2013
  • Research Coordinator Steering Committee, Clinical and Translational Institute, 2013-2014

Epidemiologic Concepts of Health and Disease