Richard Taylor, PhD, DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC
Dr. Taylor Is an Assistant Professor in the UAB School of Nursing. He graduated from UAB School of Nursing in 1985 with a Bachelor’s degree, received his Master’s degree in Adult Oncology Nursing from the University of California, San Francisco, in 1987, a postgraduate Adult Nurse Practitioner degree in 2000, a Doctor of Nursing Practice from UAB in 2010, and a PhD in nursing from UAB in 2022.
He was the Lead Nurse Practitioner in the Adult Neuro-Oncology program at UAB for 14 years and the Director of Nursing for the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s CMS Innovation Award (lay navigation for older cancer survivors) before joining the graduate faculty at the UAB SON eight years ago. He has a part-time faculty practice in the UAB Supportive Care and Survivorship Clinic at The UAB Kirklin Clinic. His clinical experience includes oncology and palliative care. His research experience and interests involve cancer survivorship, palliative care, and quality of life in older adults. His dissertation topic was life-space mobility in the older adult, community-dwelling cancer survivor in the Deep South: A secondary data analysis.