Janiece Taylor

Janiece L. Taylor



Janiece Taylor is an assistant professor on the research/education tract at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Her research is focused on identifying and addressing disparities in pain in older women from underrepresented racial ethnic groups and improving quality of life and health outcomes in people aging with disabilities. Dr. Taylor’s research is strongly connected to her 10 years of clinical practice in long-term care and women’s health settings. She earned her PhD in nursing from the University of Texas at Austin. She completed an Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral fellowship in Biobehavioral Pain Research at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Taylor was selected as the first nurse in the Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Harold Amos Fellowship Program. She is testing an intervention, Depression and Pain Perseverance through Empowered Recovery (DAPPER), among community-dwelling older African American women using human-centered design, funded by the RWJ Harold Amos Fellowship and the Johns Hopkins Older Adults Independence Center. Further, she is funded to identify and address needs of caregivers with disabilities. She is co-associate director of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing RESILIENCE Center and principal faculty in the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Center for Innovative Care in Aging. Throughout her career, she has received funding from the John A. Hartford Foundation, National Institute of Nursing Research, Mayday Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Harold Amos Medical Faculty Program.

JHU Center Affiliation:
Center for Equity in Aging
Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care

Specialties and Expertise
  • Aging
  • Disabilities
  • Disparities
  • Gerontology
  • Health Policy
  • Pain/Symptom Management
  • Women’s Health