Harvard Medical School
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
Harvard School of Public Health
Degree: Master of Public Health
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Biology
Research InterestsClinical and Basic Research
Board CertificationInternal Medicine
Taylor HA. Jackson Heart Study-Building a 21st Century Platform for Discovery, Service and Training to Address an American Health
Priority. Ethn Dis. 2012;22(Suppl 1).3-6. [PMID:23156832]
Liu, J, Hickson DA, Musani SK, Talegawkar SA, Carithers TC, Tucker KL, Fox CS, Taylor HA. Dietary patterns, abdominal visceral adipose tissue, and cardiometabolic risk factors in African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study. Obesity 2013; 21(3):644-51.
Tullos BW Sung JH, Lee JE, Criqui MH, Mitchell ME, Taylor HA. Ankle-brachial index (ABI), abdominal aortic calcification (AAC), and coronary artery calcification (CAC): The Jackson Heart Study. International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging 2013; 29 (4):891-7.
Subramanyam MA, James SA, Diez-Roux AV, Hickson DA, Sarpong D, Sims M, TaylorHA, Wyatt SB. Socioeconomic status, john henryism and blood pressure among African-Americans in the Jackson Heart Study. Social Science and Medicine. 2013;93:139-46.
Clark CR, Ommerborn MJ, Hickson DMA, Grooms KN, Sims M, Taylor HA, Albert MA. Neighborhood disadvantage, neighborhood safety and cardiometabolic risk factors in Afrincan Americans: Biosocial associations in the Jackson Heart Study. PLoS ONE 2013;8(5)
Bidulescu A, Liu J, Hickson DA, Hairston KG, Fox ER, Arnett DK, Summer AE, Taylor HA, Gibbons GH. Gender differences in the association of visceral and subcutaneous adiposity with adiponectin in African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2013;13
Honors and Awards
2014-2011: Councilor, Harvard Medical School Alumni Association
2014-2013: American Heart Association, Vice President Greater Southeast Affiliate Board of Directors
20013: National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood Award of Service
2013: White House Champion of Change for Prevention and Public Health, Nominee
2013-2000: Best Doctors in American Award
2008: Black Enterprise America’s Leading Doctors Award