Dr. Tayler is the second Alice Hamilton Scholar of the Pediatric Public Health Initiative. Dr. Tayler received her medical degree from Albany Medical College in 2018 and completed her Internal Medicine and Pediatric Residency in 2022 at Albany Medical Center. She is currently working on her Master of Public Health degree from MSU as part of the scholar program. She works as a teaching attending in Hurley Children's Clinic and the Hurley Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic.
Her research interests include asthma management, tobacco and vaping, health literacy, gender-affirming care, improving access to sexual health care, and substance abuse treatment. She also is interested in medical education and the cross-section between improved resiliency and wellness, particularly during residency affects patient outcomes.
Dr. Tayler additionally has experience in advocacy and legislative policy work while living in New York which she hopes to extend here in Michigan. Her previous work pertained to removing the religious exemption for vaccines for NY public schools, banning flavored tobacco product sales to those under the age of 21, and improving transparency of public policy during the COVID-19 pandemic. She is a member of the Michigan Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a board member of the Governmental Affairs and Advocacy Committee.