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Faculty - Janette Taylor

Janette Taylor
Associate Professor
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Postdoc in Nursing, University of Iowa
PhD in Nursing, University of Washington
MSN, University of Pennsylvania
BSN, Lebanon Valley College
RN, Lancaster General Hospital

Research Focus/Clinical Interests: 
  • Intimate partner violence (e.g., domestic violence)
  • Incarcerated women
  • Health disparities, underserved populations and women's health

Janette Y. Taylor, PhD, RN, WHCNP-BC, FAAN, is an associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Iowa. She is a certified women’s health care nurse practitioner with specialization in obstetrics, gynecological, and neonatal nursing.

Dr. Taylor’s research has focused on race/ethnicity as variables in nursing research, African American women’s experiences of intimate partner violence (e.g., domestic violence), the health of women prisoners, reconnecting incarcerated women with their children, and using narrative art therapy with incarcerated abused women.

Dr. Taylor served as a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Ethical Considerations for Revisions to DHHS Regulations for Protection of Prisoners Involved in Research. She is also a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.

Dr. Taylor completed her PhD at the University of Washington-Seattle and holds a certificate in Women’s Studies.