Carol Rogers, PA, is a member of the UPenn PRC Community Advisory Board. Ms. Rogers is the Executive Director of Healthy Philadelphia whose mission to make high quality health care available to all Philadelphians resulted from a ballot initiative that was overwhelmingly approved 3:1 by city voters. Rogers has been a health advocate in Philadelphia for more than 25 years, having worked as a physician assistant and health educator for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and leading initiatives which reached a wide range of constituents. Rogers received her education as a Licensed Practical Nurse through the School District of Philadelphia in 1971, and received her degree as a Physician Assistant from the former Hahnemann University School of Allied Health Professions in 1977. Rogers has been a member of the Philadelphia Women’s Health Collective, Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW), the Philadelphia Reproductive Rights Organization, Women Against Sterilization Abuse, and has served on the boards of The Greater Philadelphia Women’s Medical Fund, Elizabeth Blackwell Health Center for Women, AFSCME Local 2187 Executive Board and the Maternity Care Coalition.