‘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 as a Researcher. She works across a number of projects, on topics including immunisation and osteoporosis.
Before joining the HPP team, Taylor undertook a PhD in Public Health at 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, entitled ‘Supporting Women to Improve their Diet and Physical Activity Behaviours in Pregnancy’, was submitted in January 2019.
Taylor has extensive academic experience and has also worked in the pharmaceutical industry.
She 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.