Beverly Deaderick Taylor, M.D.  


Community Health & Preventive Medicine

Location: National Center for Primary Care, Suite 335 A
Phone: 404-752-1518


George Hubbard Hospital, Meharry Medical College
Residency: Family Medicine & Clinical Preventive Medicine

Meharry Medical College
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Fisk University
Degree: Bachelor of Biology

Research Interests

Cancer Prevention and Control 

Graduate Medical Education

Board Certification

American Board of Family Practice

American Academy of Family Physicians

American College of Preventive Medicine


Taylor BD, Buckner AV, Walker CD. Faith-Based Partnerships in Graduate Medical Education: The Experience of the Morehouse School of Medicine Public Health/Preventive Medicine Residency Program. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Oct;41(4 Suppl 3):S283-9.

Crosby AE, Buckner AV, Taylor BD. Addressing Self-Directed Violence Prevention for Preventive Medicine Practitioners. Am J Lifestyle Med.2011 October; 5(5): 418 - 427.

Taylor, BD, Buckner, AV, Walker, CD, Blumenthal, DS. The role of faith-based partnerships in graduate medical education-the experience of the Morehouse School of Medicine Public Health/Preventive Medicine Residency Program. Submitted to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Fall 2010

Crump SR, Taylor BD, Sung JF, Burley L, Sheats J, Murphy FG, Caplan L. Dietary Intake to reduce cancer risk among African-American women in public housing: Do sociodemographic factors make a difference? Ethnicity and Disease, Vol 16, autumn 2006; 963-970.

Crump SR, Mayberry RM, Taylor BD, Barefield KP, Thomas PE. Factors related to noncompliance with screening mammogram appointments among low-income African-American women. J Natl Med Assoc. 2000;92(5):237-46.

Taylor, BD. Using the Health Beliefs Model to Improve Patients Compliance. American Journal of Managed Care, Letter to the Editor, January 1999

Honors and Awards

2009-2008: In recognition of exemplary service to others, integrity, clinical excellence and compassionate and respectful relationships with patients, families and colleagues. Listed in the Cambridge Who’s Who Registry of Executives Professionals and Entrepreneurs as a VIP

2008-2003: Member, Physician’s Training Award Review Board, American Cancer Society, National Office, Atlanta Georgia. This Review Board evaluates grant applications for preventive medicine residency programs seeking to develop a cancer prevention track within existing preventive medicine residency training programs

2005: Inducted into the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism Honor Society 

2002: Inducted into the Alpha Lambda Chapter of the Delta Omega Society, Morehouse School of Medicine

2001: Women’s Health Initiative Award, “In the Presence of Elders” honoring women who have made contributions to science and medicine. 

2001: “Humanism in Medicine Award”, from the Jewish Foundation of New Jersey. Presented during Class Day for the Morehouse School Medicine 2001 graduating class