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About Disa K.V.L. Cornish

Disa Cornish is Assistant Professor in Health Promotion and Education. Dr. Cornish received her PhD in Health Promotion and Health Education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health. She received her MS from the University of Iowa College of Public Health in Community and Behavioral Health.
Before coming to School of Kinesiology, Allied Health and Human Services, Dr. Cornish worked as the Program Evaluation Manager at the UNI Center for Social and Behavioral Research. She conducted applied evaluation and survey research on numerous grants and contracts through federal and state agencies, foundations, and non-profit groups.
In addition to teaching, Dr. Cornish is engaged in research on women's health, adolescent pregnancy prevention, child nutrition and obesity, mixed methods research, and program evaluation. 


Present Assistant Professor; Health, Recreation, and Community Services, University of Northern Iowa Department of Health, Recreation, and Community Services
Grant Recipient, Iowa Department of Human Services, University of Northern Iowa External Funding


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University of Northern Iowa
Wellness & Recreation Center 221
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0241

Office: WRC 221
Phone: (319) 273-2684


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