Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., is an HIV specialist focusing on HIV and viral hepatitis coinfection. Her research involves extending hepatitis C virus (HCV) care to persons with HIV and co-existing psychiatric and substance disorders, and improving HCV screening, diagnosis and treatment uptake. Dr. Taylor is among the first to investigate incident HCV infection in several large U.S. cohorts of HIV-infected persons, including cohorts of the Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG), and CDC-sponsored SUN Study. She has developed several lines of research to investigate the emerging epidemic of sexually transmitted HCV among HIV-infected men who have sex with men.
Lynn E. Taylor, MD, is an HIV specialist focusing on HIV and viral hepatitis coinfection. She developed and directs Miriam Hospital's HIV/Viral Hepatitis Coinfection Program, providing multidisciplinary care to HIV/hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV/hepatitis B coinfected persons. Her research involves extending HCV care to persons with HIV and co-existing psychiatric and substance disorders, and improving HCV screening, diagnosis and treatment uptake. After graduating from Harvard, Dr. Taylor worked for five years in women's health, public health and advocacy before entering The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She completed Internship/Residency in General Internal Medicine at Brown University/RI Hospital, and an NIH/NIDA T32 Research Fellowship at Miriam Hospital/Brown University on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HIV and viral hepatitis among substance users. Dr. Taylor developed and directs, "Make it HAPPEN: Hepatitis Awareness, Prevention, Policy and Education Network," establishing RI's first free viral hepatitis testing, counseling, referral and vaccination sites.
LYNN TAYLOR, MD
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