‘I am driven by the opportunity to translate high-quality research into policy initiatives that support meaningful improvements in population health.’
Taylor joined The Health Policy Partnership in February 2019 and was promoted to the role of Senior Researcher in January 2022. She is currently leading work in cardiovascular disease, having previously worked on projects in topics including immunisation and osteoporosis.
Taylor has a PhD in Public Health from the University of Southampton. Taking a complex systems approach, her work used both qualitative and quantitative methods to identify key factors that influence women’s health behaviours during pregnancy, and aimed to inform intervention development. Her thesis was titled ‘Supporting Women to Improve their Diet and Physical Activity Behaviours in Pregnancy’.
She has extensive academic experience and has also worked in the pharmaceutical industry.
Along with her PhD, Taylor holds an MSc in Public Health from the University of Southampton. As an undergraduate, she completed a BS in Biology and a BA in Spanish concurrently at Azusa Pacific University in California, USA.