As Delaware’s first Healthy Community, the Sussex County Health Coalition, would like to congratulate Kate Dupont Phillips on her new role as Executive Director of Healthy Communities Delaware. We are thrilled to work with Kate as we continue to help our community.
Kate Dupont Phillips, MPH, CHES, PAPHS, is the inaugural Executive Director of Healthy Communities Delaware, an initiative focused on collaborating with communities across the state to address inequities in the social determinants of health. Kate’s background is in public health, and prior to this role, she worked at Nemours Children’s Health System, Division of Health & Prevention Services for 14 years. There her focus was on creating healthy environments where children live, learn, and play, specifically through policy, systems and environmental change.
Kate has worked with community coalitions, out-of-school-time providers, early childhood education, and community-based organizations, and her main interest is in systems change to advance health equity and social justice.