Kathleen Cameron


Senior Director, Center for Healthy Aging

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Areas of Expertise

  • Falls Prevention
  • Healthy Aging
  • Chronic Disease Self-Management

Biography

Kathleen A. Cameron has more than 25 years of experience in the health care field as a pharmacist, researcher and program director focusing on falls prevention, geriatric pharmacotherapy, mental health, long-term services and supports, and caregiving. Ms. Cameron is the director of the National Falls Prevention Resource Center.

Ms. Cameron was previously with JBS International as director of a SAMHSA-funded technical assistance center aimed at educating the aging network, mental health providers and policy makers about behavioral health conditions among older adults. She has also held a position at the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Foundation.

Ms. Cameron received her BS degree in pharmacy from the University of Connecticut and her MPH from Yale University. The topic of her Master’s thesis was medication use and risk of falling among community-dwelling older adults.