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Philippa J. Clarke

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

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

Research Associate Professor, Epidemiology, School of Public Health.

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

Smith, Abigail R., Charity Chen, Philippa J. Clarke, and Nancy Ambrose Gallagher. Forthcoming. "Trajectories of Outdoor Mobility in Vulnerable Community-Dwelling Elderly: The Role of Individual and Environmental Factors." Journal of Aging and Health. DOI. Abstract.

Hirsch, Jana A., Meghan Winters, Maureen C. Ashe, Philippa J. Clarke, and Heather A. McKay. 2016. "Destinations That Older Adults Experience Within Their GPS Activity Spaces: Relation to Objectively Measured Physical Activity." Environment and Behavior, 48(1): 55-77. PMCID: PMC4714356. DOI. Abstract.

King, Katherine E., and Philippa J. Clarke. 2015. "A disadvantaged advantage in walkability: findings from socioeconomic and geographical analysis of national built environment data in the United States." American Journal of Epidemiology, 181(1): 17-25. PMCID: PMC4334827. DOI. Abstract.

Gallagher, Nancy Ambrose, Philippa J. Clarke, C. Loveland-Cherry, David L. Ronis, and Kim A. Gretebeck. 2015. "Self-efficacy, Neighborhood Walking, and Fall History in Older Adults." Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 23(1): 64-71. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., Jennifer Weuve, Lisa Barnes, Denis A. Evans, and Carlos Mendes de Leon. 2015. "Cognitive Decline and the Neighborhood Environment." Annals of Epidemiology, 25(11): 849-854. PMCID: PMC4609590. DOI. Abstract.

Latham, Kenzie, Philippa J. Clarke, and Greg Pavela. 2015. "Social Relationships, Gender, and Recovery From Mobility Limitation Among Older Americans." Journals of Gerontology B: Psychological and Social Sciences, 70(5): 769-781. PMCID: PMC4635643. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., Ting Yan, Florian Keusch, and Nancy Gallagher. 2015. "The Impact of Weather on Mobility and Participation in Older US Adults." American Journal of Public Health, 105(7): 1489-1494. DOI. Abstract.

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