Kathryn Savoie, Ph.D.

Detroit Community Health Director

Kathryn joined the Ecology Center in April 2012 to expand programming in Detroit under the Healthy Food, Healthier Future Project.


Kathryn is a veteran community organizer and has led a number of major health, human rights and environmental justice campaigns in the Detroit area over the past 20 years. She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Michigan after receiving her bachelor’s degree at Virginia Tech.


She is active in the community gardening movement in Detroit, and is an authorized presenter of the Climate Reality Project, trained directly by former vice president Al Gore.

Contact Information

Telephone: 313-733-0039

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Published on December 29, 2014