Kathleen A. Cameron

    Senior Director, Center for Healthy Aging
    National Council on Aging

    Kathleen A. Cameron has over 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 currently Senior Director at the National Council on Aging (NCOA) where she serves as subject matter expert on health-related topics, oversees the U.S. Administration on Aging-funded National Falls Prevention and Chronic Disease Self-Management Resource Centers, and leads the National Institute of Senior Centers. 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 positions at the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Foundation and the National Council on Aging. She has served as a consultant to various aging and health care organizations in the Washington DC area.

    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.

    About the National Council on Aging (NCOA):

    At NCOA, we believe every person deserves to age well. That’s why we’re on a path to improve the lives of 40 million older adults by 2030.

    We deliver resources, tools, best practices, and advocacy our nation needs to ensure that every person can age with health and financial security. Visit NCOA.org to learn about the work we do, the people we serve, and why equitable aging matters now more than ever.