Lynn E. Taylor Assistant Professor of Medicine

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 access. 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 people who use drugs. 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. Dr. Taylor developed and directs, "RI Defeats Hep C," a program dedicated to the elimination of HCV in RI. Dr. Taylor started on-site HCV treatment at RI's sole non-profit methadone maintenance program in Spring 2014.

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