Herman Taylor Jr. Honored for Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Cardiology

Herman Taylor Jr., endowed professor at historically Black Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, has received the 2024 Pamela S. Douglas Award for Diversity and Inclusion from the American College of Cardiology. He was honored for his leadership and contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the field of cardiology.

Dr. Taylor also serves as the director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine. He currently serves as the founding director and principal investigator of the Jackson Health Study, the largest community-based study of cardiovascular disease in African Americans. Earlier in his career, he held a faculty appointment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he served as the founding medical director of the Hospital CardioPulmonary Rehabilitation Service. Additionally, he is the founder of Heart to Heart, a nonprofit organization providing cardiac surgical services for children across the world.

Dr. Taylor is a graduate of Princeton University where he majored in biology. He received a master of public health degree and medical doctorate from Harvard University.

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