Jennifer Taylor, DHEd, MPH, MCHES is the Executive Director of the Indiana AHEC Network and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine for the Department of Family Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. She has been with the Indiana AHEC program since 2011. Jennifer holds a Doctorate in Health Education, a Master’s in Public Health, and is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist. As a self-proclaimed data nerd, she likes to use information to show that programs like AHEC make a difference. Recent research includes “Assessing a Rural Academic-Community Partnership Using Ripple Effect Mapping”, “Longitudinal evaluation practices of health workforce development programs: An incremental approach to evaluability assessment”, and “Using area health education centers to promote interest in rural practice.”
Her background includes over a decade of experience working on a variety of health-related topics including program evaluation, workplace wellness, interprofessional education, mental health and addiction, and primary prevention.
Jennifer joined the CKF-IN Board of Directors in 2020 and is the current Vice Chair. She represents the Indiana AHEC Network as a Permanent member.