Kyla W. Taylor
Health Assessment and Translation
Kyla W. Taylor, M.S.
Tel (919) 316-4707
Fax (919) 316-4511
Kyla W. Taylor serves as a health scientist in the Office of Health Assessment and Translation in the National Toxicology Program at NIEHS. Kyla received her B.A. in environmental science from St. Olaf College (2006) in Northfield, MN. She went on to earn her M.S. in Population Health Sciences (2009) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As a student she worked as a research assistant at the Population Health Institute and was first author of the annual Wisconsin County Health Rankings in 2008 and a co-author in 2007. Her thesis focused on measuring excess mortality using empirical Bayes methods based on a gamma-Poisson model to estimate true variation in mortality rates by county and life stage in the United States. Kyla is currently a Ph.D student in Epidemiology at UNC-Chapel Hill.
- Taylor KW, Athens JK, Booske BC, O’Connor CE, Jones NR, Remington PL. 2008. Wisconsin County Health Rankings. University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
- Athens JK, Booske BC, Taylor KW, Rohan AK, Remington PL. 2007. Wisconsin County Health Rankings. University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.