Kate Clark, MPA

Kate Clark, MPA
CPHI Adjunct Fellow

Title: Assistant Director, Center for Population Health Innovation, Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH)

Public Health Interests:

Aging, built environment, National Prevention Strategy

Current Public-Health Related Activities:

Kate Clark is the Assistant Director of the Jefferson College of Population Health's Center for Population Health Innovation (C-PHI), which serves as a bridge between academia and the professional community through targeted interventions and educational opportunities.  Previously, she was Planner for Policy & Program Development at Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) where she developed two nationally award-wining programs, Age-friendly Philadelphia and GenPhilly, and served as a 2013-15 Atlantic Philanthropies/John A. Hartford Foundation Health and Aging Policy Fellow with the Office of the Surgeon General and HHS Region III.  Before moving to Philadelphia, she initiated and managed the City of Syracuse’s first public art program; directed the City of New York’s Historical Signs Program; and served as a Fulbright Scholar in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  She has a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Art in Geography and Archaeology from Clark University.

Select Publications:

Clark, K., (2014), Aging and the National Prevention Strategy, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging.

Clark, K., (2014), GenPhilly: A Strategy for Improving the Sustainability of Aging in Community Initiatives, Journal of Aging and Social Policy.

Glicksman, Allen; Kate Clark, Morton Kleban, Lauren Ring and Christine Hoffman (2014), Building an Integrated Research-Policy-Planning Age-friendly Agenda, Journal of Aging and Social Policy.

Clark, K., Glicksman, A. (2012), Age-friendly Philadelphia (AfP): Bringing Diverse Networks together around Aging Issues, Journal of Housing for the Elderly.