PhD, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2013
MHS, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2007
Trained in the epidemiology of aging, Dr. Deal studies how hearing impairment and vascular factors and markers influence cognitive function in order to inform strategies for the prevention of cognitive decline and dementia in older adults.
Honors and Awards
Student Recognition Award, Student Assembly, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (2009)
Honorable Mention, Health Sciences Investigator-in-Training Award. Anemia and 9-Year Domain-Specific Cognitive Decline in Community-Dwelling Older Women: The Women's Health and Aging Study II. The Gerontological Society of America’s 61st Annual Scientific Meeting (2008)