Marquita Taylor, Ph.D., MPH, MBA

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Department of Population Health and Leadership
School of Health Sciences

Ph.D., Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service, Cardinal Stritch University
Executive MPH, Public Health, Morehouse School of Medicine
MBA, Business Administration, Cardinal Stritch University
B.A., Business and Political Science, Alverno College
Certificate, Race and Equity, University of Pennsylvania

About Marquita

Dr. Taylor is a Lecturer in the department of Population Health and Leadership. As an epidemiologist and senior health leader she directly navigates racial and ethnic approaches to community health in her role. Her vital role includes operationalizing community-level public health interventions and research to build strong and lasting connections with community partners, including individuals and organizations. She works collaboratively on community-engaged approaches to cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and minority participation in clinical trials, training clinical and non-clinical scientists and researchers on community-engaged best practices and community based participatory research, and oversees the advancement and growth of training and leadership programs to address the negative impacts of the social determinants of health, and federal grant reporting and budget management.

As a scholar and practitioner, Dr. Taylor’s research interests focus on cancer epidemiology, health equity and health justice, CBPR, digital health literacy and healthcare informatics, and the intersection of community-level health intervention and community engagement.

Dr. Taylor has over eight years of teaching and course design experience and has taught courses across the public health field.