Kelly A. Taylor, MS

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Senior Associate, Medicine

Brief Description

Ms. Taylor has extensive experience in conducting and managing genetic research projects. She has worked as a research assistant for several genetic studies in breast cancer, and her primary responsibilities included developing recruitment protocols, ascertainment and recruitment of appropriate individuals and family members for genetic studies, and collecting biologic specimens to be used in genetic research. In addition, her responsibilities also included genetic counseling and clinical work in the area of cancer genetics. Ms. Taylor is recognized as a leader in the National Society of Genetic Counselors and serves on several committees including the CRU Review Committee, the Social Issues Committee, and the Legislative Committee. She has also been active in the State of Tennessee Genetic Counselors Association and worked to bring legislation for counselor licensure to fruition.

Email
kelly.a.taylor@vumc.org

Education

M.S., Human Genetics - University of Michigan, 1995
B.A., Biology - Boston University, 1991