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Philippa J. Clarke

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Research Assistant Professor, Survey Research Center.

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.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Kim, Min Hee, and Philippa J. Clarke. 2015. "Urban Social and Built Environments and Trajectories of Decline in Social Engagement in Vulnerable Elders: Findings From Detroit's Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waiver Population." Research on Aging, 37(4): 413-435. DOI. Abstract.

Ailshire, Jennifer, and Philippa J. Clarke. 2015. "Fine Particulate Matter Air Pollution and Cognitive Function Among U.S. Older Adults." Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences, 70(2): 322-328. PMCID: PMC4351385. DOI. Abstract.

Hirsch, Jana A., Meghan Winters, Philippa J. Clarke, and Heather McKay. 2014. "Generating GPS activity spaces that shed light upon the mobility habits of older adults: a descriptive analysis." International Journal of Health Geographics, 13: 51. PMCID: PMC4326206. DOI. Abstract.

Gallagher, Nancy Ambrose, Philippa J. Clarke, and Kimberlee A. Gretebeck. 2014. "Gender Differences in Neighborhood Walking in Older Adults." Journal of Aging and Health, 26(8): 1280-1300. DOI. Abstract.

Hirsch, Jana A., Kari A. Moore, Philippa J. Clarke, Daniel A. Rodriguez, Kelly R. Evenson, Shannon J. Brines, Melissa A. Zagorski, and Ana Diez Roux. 2014. "Changes in the Built Environment and Changes in the Amount of Walking Over Time: Longitudinal Results From the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis." American Journal of Epidemiology, 180(8): 799-809. PMCID: PMC4188343. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., Narayan Sastry, Denise Duffy, and Jennifer Ailshire. 2014. "Accuracy of Self-Reported Versus Measured Weight Over Adolescence and Young Adulthood: Findings From the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, 1996–2008." American Journal of Epidemiology, 180(2): 153-159. PMCID: PMC4082345. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., and Kenzie Latham. 2014. "Life course health and socioeconomic profiles of Americans aging with disability." Disability and Health Journal, 7(1): S15-S23. PMCID: PMC3901952. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., Jeffrey Morenoff, M. Debbink, E. Golberstein, Michael R. Elliott, and Paula M. Lantz. 2014. "Cumulative Exposure to Neighborhood Context: Consequences for Health Transitions over the Adult Life Course." Research on Aging, 36(1): 115-142. PMCID: PMC3900407. DOI. Abstract.

Tomey, Kristin, Ana Diez Roux, Philippa J. Clarke, and Teresa Seeman. 2013. "Associations between neighborhood characteristics and self-rated health: A cross-sectional investigation in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) cohort." Health & Place, 24: 267-274. PMCID: PMC3874143. DOI. Abstract.

Clarke, Philippa J., Patrick M. O'Malley, John E. Schulenberg, Hedy Lee, Natalie Colabianchi, and Lloyd Johnston. 2013. "College Expectations in High School Mitigate Weight Gain Over Early Adulthood: Findings From a National Study of American Youth." Obesity, 21(7): 1321-1327. PMCID: PMC3742647. DOI. Abstract.

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Current PSC Trainee:

Min Hee Kim.