Full Time Faculty: Patti G. Kiger, M.Ed.


B.A.- English Literature
Gordon College, Wenham, MA

M.Ed- Curriculum and Instruction
University of Virginia.

Ph.D.- Health Services Research
Old Dominion University, 2007 - Present

Research Interests

  • Obesity
  • Social Marketing
  • Health Disparities
  • Health Communications
  • Program Evaluation

Honors and Awards

  • Whos Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1975
  • Silver Medal Addy’s ’86 (Advertising Federation of Greater Hampton Roads and Tidewater Society of Communicating Arts)., 1986

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Professional Health Educators, 2006 - present
  • American Public Health Association, 2007


Instructor of Pediatrics
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Division of Community Health & Research

E. V. Williams Hall
855 W. Brambleton Ave
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: (757) 668-6442, Fax: (757) 668-6475
Email: kigerpg@evms.edu




Role (Principal Investigator, etc.)

Project Title

Funding Source

Amount of Funding







Principal Investigator

Virginia Safe Routes to School

Portsmouth Public Schools


2008 – 2009


Evaluation, Cancer Plan Action Coalition

Virginia Department of Health (#703L82473)



Co Investigator

Evaluation, Surviving Abundance of Overweight Kids in Crisis



2007 – 2008


Virginia Diabetes Plan

Virginia Department of Health (#703AAR72234)

$9, 679

2007 - 2008


Academic Admin Units in Primary Care: Primary Care Research Infrastructure, Development and Education (PRIDE)

Health Resource Services Administration (D54HP01071)


2004 - 2006


The Genetics of Pectus Excavatum



2006 – 2007

Eastern Virginia Medical School Department of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters