National Cancer InstituteU.S. National Institutes of Healthwww.cancer.gov
Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities logo

Staff Biography

Emmanuel Taylor, Dr. PH. Emmanuel Taylor, M.Sc., Dr.P.H.

Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
National Cancer Institute
9609 Medical Center Drive, MSC 9746
Sixth Floor, West Tower, 6W104
Bethesda, MD 20852
phone: (240) 276-6159
fax: (240) 276-7862
email: taylorem@mail.nih.gov

Emmanuel A. Taylor, M.Sc., Dr.P.H., is a Health Scientist Administrator in the Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In this role, Dr. Taylor provides technical leadership for program evaluation of all cancer disparities related programs within the Center. He also served as a Program Director for the Community Networks Program (CNP) and Patient Navigation Research Program (PNRP) grants. His responsibilities include providing technical and scientific expertise and guidance to staff and grantees in the use of community-based participatory research (CBPR) and translational research methodologies in relation to cancer prevention and control interventions in minority and medically underserved populations. In addition, Dr. Taylor coordinates the preparation of programmatic reports in response to Congressional and NCI leadership inquiries.

Dr. Taylor has over 25 years of experience in public health program planning, implementation and evaluation at local/community, national and international levels. Prior to his appointment at CRCHD, Dr. Taylor was President and CEO of Health Information Management Associates (HIMA) Inc., as well as the Chief Epidemiologist and Director of Health Informatics, Research and Program Evaluation at HIMA. He is a former Associate Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology in the MPH/Dr.P.H. Program at Morgan State University, in Baltimore, where he also served as Principal Investigator (PI) and Director of the T32-funded Center for Minority Research Training in Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Prior to that, Dr. Taylor was a Visiting Scientist/Senior Epidemiologist for Minority Health in the Office of the Director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), where he developed and implemented intervention programs for various underserved population groups.

Dr. Taylor earned a B.S. in Pre-Med/Biology and a M.Sc. in Health Education and Communications from the University of Southern Mississippi. He has a doctorate in International Health/Epidemiology from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine with a specialty in the application of epidemiological methods for planning and evaluation of public health programs. Dr. Taylor is a member of the American Public Health Association (APHA), the American College of Epidemiology (ACE), the National Council for International Health (NCIH), the American Management Association (AMA), and a 1999/2000 inductee into the Marquis' Who's Who in Medicine and Health.

Select Publications and Presentations

Alexander Ponce, Emmanuel A. Taylor, and Ken Chu, “Demographic Heterogeneity of Cancer among Hispanics / Latinos in the United States,” presented at the NCI/NIH Summer Research Festival, 2008.

“Community Network Programs to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities: A Cross-Site Evaluation Progress Report,” 136th Annual Meeting American Public Health Association (APHA), San Diego, CA; October 28, 2008.

“Economic Costs of Cancer Health Disparities: Summary of Meeting Proceedings,” NIH U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), NIH Publication No. 07-6131, July 2007.

Emmanuel A. Taylor, Kenneth C. Chu, Gabriella M. Newes-Adeyi, Paul A. Young, and Amanda Greene, “A Systematic Approach for Evaluating Health Related Programs: Adaptation for Community-Based Participatory Research and Clinical Application to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities,” The 135th American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 5, 2007.

Amanda Greene, Paul A. Young, Emmanuel A. Taylor, Kenneth C. Chu, A. Roland Garcia, “Design and Implementation of Evaluation of the Patient Navigation Research Program (PNRP),” The 135th American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC, November 5, 2007.

“A Systematic Approach for Developing Evaluation Plans for The NCI Community Networks Program,” Cancer Health Disparities Summit 2005, National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities, Bethesda, Maryland, July 18 – 20, 2005.

Taylor, Emmanuel A.r, Moody, Lanardo, Levine, David, Geller, Gail, and Duggan, Robert, “Clinical Research Training in Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Minority Populations at an HBCU,” Academic Exchange Quarterly, Vol. 6, Issue 3, Fall 2002.

“MEN AGAINST CANCER: A Survey of Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviors of African American Men in Columbus, Ohio,” Final Report Prepared Under Contract for The Columbus Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association, Columbus, Ohio, December, 1999.

Taylor, Emmanuel A.r, Warren, Rueben C., “Community Diagnosis: A Comprehensive Needs Assessment Approach for Minority and Underserved Communities,” Abstract of the American Public Health Association, 124th Annual Meeting & Exposition, New York, New York, November, 1996.

Emmanuel A. Taylor, M.Sc., Dr.P.H., Elizabeth Castillo, M.P.H., Alisa Hughley, Crystal Moffett, Tonia Tillery, and Rueben C. Warren, D.D.S., D.P.H., “Approaches for Improving Assessment of the Health Needs of Special Populations (Minority Populations Especially),” In: ‘Data Needs in and Era of Health Reform,’ Proceedings of the 25th Public Health Conference on Records and Statistics, NCHS, Washington, DC, July 17-19, 1995.

“If We Don’t, Who Will? Roles of Medical Students in Improving the Health of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S.,” Lecture: The First Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Asian American and Pacific Islander Medical Students Association, Philadelphia, PA, November, 1996.

“The Need for Small Area Analysis Techniques in Minority Health Research,” Lecture: Annual Minority Health Research Institute, University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill, North Carolina, June, 1996.

“Approaches for Improving Assessment of the Health Needs of Special Populations (Minority Populations Especially),” 25th Public Health Conference on Records and Statistics, NCHS, Washington, DC, July 17-19, 1995.

“The Uses of Epidemiology in Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of Public Health Programs and Policies for Minority Populations in the United States,” Morehouse College Public Health Sciences Institute, Atlanta, Georgia. February 18, 1993.

Updated: 08/07/14