Katera Moore, PhD, MES

Katera Moore, PhD, MES
Associate Fellow

AUNI Director at Netter Center for Community Partnerships

Public Health Interests

Community Engagement, Community/Population Health, Education, Environmental Health, Health Equity



Current Public-Health Related Activities

Katera is the Director of the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania's Netter Center for Community Partnerships. She is an urban geographer who thinks critically about the political and economic structures that create inequality, and considers food justice and health disparities to be an outcome of residential segregation. Subsequently she uses her program development expertise to foster policy, systems, and environmental changes in the communities AUNI serves. Katera received both her BA in Urban Studies and her Masters of Environmental Studies from The University of Pennsylvania. Her passion for environmental justice issues led her to pursue a PhD in Earth & Environmental Science and certificate in Africana Studies at The Graduate Center in New York. Her dissertation focused on environmental justice in post-industrial Philadelphia. She also has a certificate in Institutional Research & Assessment for Higher Education Decision Making.