Dr. Pagell recieved her Doctor of Education Degree from Temple University in 1994. She has worked in healthcare management and health promotion for more than 20 years. In addition to teaching major courses in the Health Promotion and Fitness Management Specialization, she is also the Internship Coordinator.

Dr. Pagell teaches: Stress Management, Administration of Health Promotion, Practicum in Health Promotion, and Contemporary Health I.