Personal profile

Area of Expertise

Dr. Kate Taylor is a certified family nurse practitioner with 25 years of experience in health care previously serving as an Army Nurse Corps officer and then, as a nurse practitioner in the hospitalist role. Currently, she serves as an assistant professor at the University of North Texas Health Science and clinical executive for SaferCare Texas, a patient safety organization. Dr. Taylor teaches an array of interprofessional learners within the university, locally, nationally and internationally. She works extensively with the Center of Older Adults House Calls program successfully implementing interprofessional team collaboration and a quality improvement innovation. Lastly, she obtained the Certified Professional in Patient Safety credential demonstrating proficiency in the core standard of patient safety. Dr. Taylor desires to serve and be the voice for the underserved, vulnerable, and often forgotten, yet fastest growing population in the United States, the older adult.

Education/Academic qualification

MS Nursing, Hawaii Pacific University

BS Nursing, Texas Christian University

DNP, Texas Christian University