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Molly L. O'Dell, MD, MFA

Adjunct Professor
  • Population Health Sciences
Molly O'Dell
Department of Population Health Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

MFA, 2009
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE

MD, 1980
Medical College of Virginia at VCU School of Medicine
Richmond, VA

2020–present
COVID-19 Response Team
Virginia Department of Health
Roanoke and Alleghany Health districts
Roanoke, VA

  • Board certified in family medicine with more than 30 years of experience in family and community medicine and public health practice
  • Public health medical director in Southwest Virginia for the Virginia Department of Health for 25 years
  • Adjunct faculty member in the Department of Community and Family Medicine in the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
  • Actively engaged in the literary community, has published one book of poetry, "Off the Chart"
  • A multigenre collection, "Care is A Four-Letter Verb," forthcoming in March 2021