Lauren A. Taylor, MDiv, MPH is a Doctoral Student in Health Policy and Management at Harvard Business School. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity School and a Masters in Public Health from the Yale School of Public Health. Lauren and Elizabeth H. Bradley, PhD jointly authored The American Health Care Paradox in 2013, which has since become required reading at several top-tier medical and public health schools and been featured in media outlets such as CSPAN, MSNBC, The New York Times and The New Yorker. Between 2012-2015, Lauren served as the Research and Development Director in the Science, Religion and Culture program at Harvard Divinity School. She has also been named a fellow at the Harvard Global Health Institute and Petrie Flom Center for Health Law, Policy and Biotechnology at Harvard Law School. From 2009-2012, Lauren worked as a program manager at the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute.


Recent Posts by Lauren Taylor

What To Expect When You Are Managing A Population Health Coalition

Representatives of ten health collaboratives—including hospital leaders, hospital community outreach professionals, and staff of community-based organizations—met in Denver to share experiences and develop skills. What were some of the participants' candid comments, and what did they learn at...

Defining The Health Care System’s Role In Addressing Social Determinants And Population Health

Many health care systems are facing a strategic challenge: what role do they play in the creation and execution of a local population health strategy?

With The ACA Secure, It’s Time To Focus On Social Determinants

The US expenditure on health care, largely targeting the medical determinants of health, comprises 18 percent of the GDP while investments in key social determinants of health is dwarfed in comparison.