University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Philippa Clarke is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, and a Research Professor at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. Dr. Clarke received her Ph.D. in Public Health from the University of Toronto in 2000. Her research interests are in social epidemiology, social gerontology, life course perspectives, models of disability, and population health. Her work examines the role of the built environment on mobility disability, cognitive function, and social participation; the effect of the urban environment on disability trajectories over time; and the health and social factors influencing the use of assistive technology.