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Philippa J. Clarke

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Research Professor, Epidemiology, School of Public Health.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.

Ph.D., University of Toronto

Dr. Clarke uses U.S. census data to show how housing density and mixed-use neighborhoods affect individual experience of disability and uses detailed GIS information to refine this work. She also examines late-life mental health and physical well-being.

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Journal Articles

Leggett, A., Philippa J. Clarke, Kara Zivin, R.J. McCammon, Michael R. Elliott, and Kenneth M. Langa. Forthcoming. "Recent Improvements in Cognitive Functioning Among Older U.S. Adults: How Much Does Increasing Educational Attainment Explain?" Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. DOI. Abstract.

Wagner, A., F. Keusch, T. Yan, and Philippa J. Clarke. Forthcoming. "The impact of weather on summer and winter exercise behaviors." Journal of Sport and Health Science. DOI. Abstract.

Latham, Kenzie, and Philippa J. Clarke. Forthcoming. "Neighborhood Disorder, Perceived Social Cohesion, and Social Participation Among Older Americans: Findings From the National Health & Aging Trends Study." Journal of Aging and Health. DOI. Abstract.

Ailshire, Jennifer, Amelia Karraker, and Philippa J. Clarke. 2017. "Neighborhood social stressors, fine particulate matter air pollution, and cognitive function among older U.S. adults." Social science & medicine, 172: 56-63. DOI. Abstract.

Hirsch, Jana A., Meghan Winters, Philippa J. Clarke, Nathalie Ste-Marie, and Heather A. McKay. 2017. "The influence of walkability on broader mobility for Canadian middle aged and older adults: An examination of Walk Score™ and the Mobility Over Varied Environments Scale (MOVES)." Preventive medicine, 95S: S60-S67. DOI. Abstract.

Duchowny, Kate, Mark D. Peterson, and Philippa J. Clarke. Online Access 2017. "Cut Points for Clinical Muscle Weakness Among Older Americans." American Journal of Preventive Medicine. DOI. Abstract.

Brenner, Allison B., and Philippa J. Clarke. Online Access 2016. "Understanding Socioenvironmental Contributors to Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Disability Among Older Americans." Research on aging. DOI. Abstract.

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Current PSC Trainee:

Min Hee Kim.