Janiece L. Taylor, PhD, MSN, RN
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.
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Regier, N.G., Taylor, J.L., Szanton, S.L., Parmelee, P.A., Perrin, N., Liu, M., Rivers, E., Hodgson, N.A., Gitlin, L.N. (2021). Pain in persons with dementia and the direct and indirect impacts on caregiver burden. Geriatric Nursing, 42 (2). doi: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2021.01.007
Taylor, J.L., Drazich, B.F., Roberts, L., Okoye, S., Rivers, E., Wenzel, J., Wright, R., Beach, M.C. & Szanton, S.L. (2020). Pain in low income older women with disabilities: A qualitative descriptive study. Journal of Women and Aging.
Taylor, J.L., Roberts, L., Hladek, M.D., Liu, M., Nkimbeng, M., Boyd, C.M., & Szanton, S.L. (2019). Achieving self-management goals among low income older adults with functional limitations. Geriatric Nursing. doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2019.01.003
Walker, J.L., Harrison, T.C., Brown, A., Thorpe Jr., R.J., & Szanton, S.L. (2016). "Factors Associated with Disability among Middle-Aged and Older African American Women with Osteoarthritis." Disability and Health Journal.
Walker, J.L., Thorpe Jr., R.J., Harrison, T.C., Baker, T.A., Cary, M., Szanton, S.L., Allaire, J.C., & Whitfield, K.E. (2016). "The Relationship between Pain, Disability, and Gender in African Americans." Pain Management Nursing.
Smith, P., Becker, K.L., Roberts, L., Walker, J.L & Szanton, S.L. (2016). "Associations among Pain, Depression, and Functional Limitations in Low-Income Home Dwelling Older Adults: An Analysis of Baseline Data from CAPABLE." Geriatric Nursing.
2021 Mayday Pain & Society Fellowship Communicating Science & Improving Care Program Fellow (Accepted 2020 but deferred until 2021 due to COVID-19 and scheduling conflicts)
2018 Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing
2016 Maryland Nurse Faculty Fellowship Recipient
2016 Maryland Nurses Association Outstanding Pathfinder Award
2016 Michigan Center for Urban African American Research
2015 National Institute of Aging Butler Williams Scholars Program
2015 Visiting Research Fellow, Duke University, Center for Biobehavioral Research on Health Disparities
2014 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Diversity Predoctoral Fellowship
2012-2014 National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Patricia G. Archbold Scholarship