Cornelia Deagle, PhD, MSPH

Assistant Professor

Dr. Cornelia Deagle is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech.

PhD, Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health 

  • Public Health Internship WHO European Regional Office, Copenhagen Denmark

MSPH, Health Policy and Administration, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Public Health

BA, Sociology, Roanoke College 

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
  • 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

Title V Maternal and Child Health Director overseeing the Virginia Title V MCH Block Grant

Director, Division of Child and Family Health overseeing statewide public health programs and federal grants addressing newborn screening, early childhood health and home visiting, adolescent health, public health school nursing, children and youth with special healthcare needs, family planning and maternal and infant health.

Board of Directors for AMCHP, the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs as the Region lll Director

Assistant Professor Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) at VCU responsible for supporting community engaged research and faculty development in community engagement and research and taught courses in the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health in the School of Medicine 

  • Public Health Planning and Evaluation
  • Principles of Community Health Education
  • Health of the Elderly
Cornelia Deagle portrait