11389-Taylor, Jennifer

Jennifer D. Taylor

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

LO 200
Indianapolis, IN


Jennifer Taylor, DHEd, MPH, MCHES is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and is the Executive Director of the Indiana AHEC Network. She serves on the IUSM Admissions Committee, Academic Standards Committee, and Diversity Council. Dr. Taylor holds a Doctorate in Health Education, a Master’s in Public Health, and is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist. Recent research by Dr. Taylor includes “Assessing a Rural Academic-Community Partnership Using Ripple Effect Mapping”, “Longitudinal evaluation practices of health workforce development programs: An incremental approach to evaluability assessment”, and “Using area health education centers to promote interest in rural practice.” Her background includes over a decade of experience working on a variety of health-related topics including program evaluation, workplace wellness, interprofessional education, mental health and addiction, and primary prevention. She is a member of the National AHEC Organization's (NAO) Board of Directors, co-chairs the NAO Membership Committee, and previously served as a co-chair of the Committee on Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). Her research focuses on the identification and dissemination of health workforce programming best practices.

Key Publications

Taylor, J., Goletz, S., & Ballard, J. (2020). Assessing a Rural Academic-Community Partnership Using Ripple Effect Mapping. Journal of Community Practice. 28(1), 36-45.

Taylor, J.D., & Pfeifle, A. (2019). Development of a data management system to support continuous quality improvement in IPE. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice. DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xjep.2018.06.005

Yazel-Smith, L.G., Pike, J., Lynch, D., Moore, C., Taylor, J.D., & Hannon, T. S. (2019) Blood Sugar, Your Pancreas, and Unicorns: The development of health education materials for youth with prediabetes. Health Promotion Practice. 20(4), 565 –57.

Taylor, J.D., Forsell, G., Perweiler, E., & Sienkiewciz, M. (2018). Evaluation Practices of Health Workforce Development Programs: An Incremental Approach to Evaluability Assessment in Evaluation and Program Planning. Evaluation and Program Planning. 69, 68-74.

Hendricks, S., LaMothe, V., Halstead, J., Taylor, J., Ofner, S., Chase, L., Dunscomb, J., Chael, A. & Priest, C. (2018). Fostering Interprofessional Collaborative Practice in Acute Care Through an Academic-Practice Partnership. Journal of Interprofessional Care. DOI: 10.1080/13561820.2018.1470498

Taylor, J.D., & Goletz, S. (2016). Using Area Health Education Centers to Promote Interest in Rural Practice. Rural and Remote Health. 16(3), 3934.

Taylor, J.D., Kiovsky, R. D., Kelley, A. & Kayser, A. (2015). Does an AHEC-sponsored Clerkship Experience Strengthen Medical Students’ Intent to Provide Care for Medically Underserved Patients? Journal of Community Health. 40(6), 1173-77.
Taylor, J.D., & Kiovsky, R. D. (2014). A study on the correlation between program contact hours and the successful matriculation into college. Journal of Community Health. 39(4), 968-71.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
  • Executive Director of Indiana AHEC
  • Publications
    Using area health education centers to promote interest in rural practice.
    Taylor JD; Goletz SE; Rural and remote health 2016 Sep 14
  • Professional Organizations
    American Evaluation Association
    American Journal of Health Promotion
    Association for Prevention Teaching and Research
    Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Awards
    Org: Indiana Rural Health Association
    Desc: Education Award
    Scope: State
    Date: 2018-06-01

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