Taylor Dunlap is a Research Assistant with AcademyHealth. She works with the Health Policy Research Scholars and Interdisciplinary Research Leaders, two Robert Wood Johnson Foundation programs, and supports the Research Community on Trust with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). Taylor also assists on initiatives driving high-value, equitable care with the Donoghue Foundation, and the uptake and adoption of evidence reports with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). She contributes to newsletters for several of these initiatives and serves on the Social Committee to help foster interprofessional community at AcademyHealth.

Prior to joining AcademyHealth, Taylor worked as an Administrative Assistant with the accredited Kansas City Health Department, and then as a Research Assistant at the Mid-America Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC). She later accepted the position of Program Manager with Sertoma, Inc., a national not-for-profit dedicated to auditory health. Taylor earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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Summary Brief Outlines Research Priorities for Improving Health Care Value and Equity

As health care costs continue to rise and health disparities persist, the need to redesign our health care system to deliver better, more equitable care is paramount—and we must have a strong evidence base grounded in the needs of our communities to inform this work. In response to this urgent need, AcademyHealth launched a project in October 2021 with funding from The Donaghue Foundation to advance research on high-value, equitable care.