Kate Clark, MPA

Kate Clark, MPA
CPHI Adjunct Fellow

Title: Planner for Policy and Program Development, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Public Health Interests:

Aging, built environment, National Prevention Strategy

Current Public-Health Related Activities:

For the past seven years I have worked to elevate the importance of the social and environmental determinants of health for older adults in urban areas. I am Planner for Policy & Program Development at Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA), the Area Agency on Aging, where I have developed two nationally award-wining programs, Age-friendly Philadelphia and GenPhilly (Generation Appreciation Philadelphia). I am also a 2013-15 Atlantic Philanthropies Health and Aging Policy Fellow with the Office of the Surgeon General and recently authored the report Aging and the National Prevention Strategy, which calls for more collaboration among aging and public health professionals and organizations.

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.