Janiece L. Taylor, Ph.D., RN

Janiece L. Taylor, Ph.D., RN
Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and principal faculty in the Johns Hopkins Center of Innovative Care in Aging

Janiece L. Taylor, Ph.D., RN  is an Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and principal faculty in the Johns Hopkins Center of Innovative Care in Aging. Her research focus is on identifying and addressing factors related to disparities in disability outcomes among minorities and women as they age. Dr. Taylor received her MSN and PhD from the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. Her dissertation work was focused on predictors of disability among older African American women with osteoarthritis, which was funded by NIH/NINR (1F131NR014399-01) and the National Hartford Center of Gerntological Nursing Excellence Scholars program.  She completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Johns Hopkins University Interdisciplinary Training Program in Biobehavioral Pain Research. She is currently has funding from  the Robert Wood Johnson Harold Amos Medical Faculty Program and the Johns Hopkins Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center to test an intervention addressing pain and depressive symptoms among older African American women with physical function limitations and frailty.