CHIEF POPULATION HEALTH OFFICER
As Chief Population Health Officer at Vaya Health, Rhonda Cox oversees a range of programs that address mental and physical health alongside other factors that impact individual wellbeing, in collaboration with local and statewide partners. Cox, who previously served as Vaya’s Senior Director of Care Coordination, supervises current care coordination operations and Vaya’s Population Health Management Department, which aims to improve health results among entire groups of people.
Cox has more than 20 years of experience in managing behavioral health and/or IDD services. She was instrumental in developing the region’s behavioral health treatment continuums for youths involved with the social services or juvenile justice agencies. She has also overseen programs involving geriatric specialty services, housing and employment.
Cox holds an undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Appalachian State University.