Dr. Katherine Loflin, the “City Doctor”, is the Principal of Loflin Consulting Solutions. She has been engaged with what makes cities and communities work for many years now. Perhaps her best known work is as the lead consultant on the Knight Foundation’s “Soul of the Community” study. This work remains one of the most important studies in the realm of placemaking and community development. She continues to be engaged in these issues and is exploring the many sides of what makes communities work.