Jasmine P. Taylor, M.D.

Jasmine P. Taylor, M.D. 

Associate Professor

Psychiatry & Behavioral Science

Location: Grady Hospital
Phone: (404) 756-1440
E-mail: jtaylor@msm.edu


University of Alabama Medical Center
Residency: Psychiatry


University of Alabama School of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Spelman College 
Degree: Bachelor of Science (Biology), Pre-medicine

Research Interests

  • Clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction (Integrated Behavioral care model)
  • Cultural competency among trainees and faculty
  • Cultural attitudes among medical students

Clinical Interests

  • Evidence-based treatment of affective disorders
  • Clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction using an integrated behavioral model for care delivery

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


  • Taylor, JP, Westerfield, M. "University of Mississippi Medical Center Division of Multicultural Affairs". Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association, August 2012.
  • McCullough, A and Taylor, J "Why Depression in College?" Mississippi Next. 2010; 28-29.
  • "Let's Ask the Doctor". Child Times of Alabama, 1997.



  • "Understanding Unconscious Bias," University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry, Jackson, Mississippi, July 2012
  • "Promoting Diversity and Inclusion to Create Opportunity for the Next Generation of Professionals" Mississippi Association of Black Professionals, Biloxi, Mississippi, April 2011
  • "Addressing Multiculturalism Beyond the Academy to Professional Education: A Case Study," American Association of Medical Colleges, Austin, Texas – Poster Presentation, February 2010
  • "Disparate Treatment- Patient Mistrust and Uncertainty," Conerly Symposium, University of Mississippi Medical Center – Jackson, Mississippi, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Elected Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, 2020
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award for diversity and inclusion efforts/programming, 2013
  • Disparities Leadership Program, selected participant, Disparities Solutions Center Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 2008
  • Mississippi's 50 Leading Business Women, Class of 2006
  • Certificate of Recognition – Role model and advocate for diversity at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees 2005
  • American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award, Recognized for service to the community in the field of mental health, 1996