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Janette Taylor: Public Health in Prison Initiative

In the video below, Janette Taylor, of the Public Health in Prison Initiative, discusses various incarceration issues. This presentation was delivered on 6 September 2014 at the Incarcerated in Iowa Symposium.

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Janette Taylor, Nursing – Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies (University of Iowa)

Janette Y. Taylor, PhD, RN, WHCNP-BC, FAAN, is an associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Iowa. She is a certified women’s health care nurse practitioner with specialization in obstetrics, gynecological, and neonatal nursing.

Dr. Taylor’s research has focused on race/ethnicity as variables in nursing research, African American women’s experiences of intimate partner violence (e.g., domestic violence), the health of women prisoners, reconnecting incarcerated women with their children, and using narrative art therapy with incarcerated abused women.

Dr. Taylor served as a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Ethical Considerations for Revisions to DHHS Regulations for Protection of Prisoners Involved in Research. She is also a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Taylor completed her PhD at the University of Washington-Seattle and holds a certificate in Women’s Studies. [More…]

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