Senior Project Director Amelia Clark is one of the newest members of the Tripp Umbach team and brings a wealth of knowledge in Federally Qualified Health Centers, integrated health care, grant writing, community health, and social determinants of health programming.
Amelia began her career in school-based clinics working to advance health care access and meet both the primary and behavioral care needs of students. Amelia became the first Executive Director of the Jane Pauley Community Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) on the east side of Indianapolis. She also served in Executive Leadership at Meridian Health Services in Muncie, IN, a community mental health and FQHC, developing an integrated care program.
Amelia has developed and administered many programs that address social determinants of health, and has been a featured speaker at the National Council for Behavioral Health conference. She is also a published author on social justice pioneers. Amelia serves on nonprofit and university advisory boards, including the Ball State University Fisher Institute of Health and Well Being. Throughout her career, she has written or overseen more than $23 million in federal, state, and foundation grant funds.
Amelia is a graduate of Indiana University, where she completed a Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies from Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. Amelia is currently pursuing her doctorate from the Fairbanks School of Public Health at Indiana University in Global Health Leadership.