Taylor Church, BS
Clinical Research Coordinator
Taylor Church graduated with honors from Yale University in 2017 with a B.S. in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. During her time at Yale, Taylor worked as a research assistant in the Cardin Neurobiology Laboratory at the Yale School of Medicine, receiving the Edgar J. Boell Biology Department Prize for her senior thesis research on cortical circuitry deficits in mouse models of multifactorial autism spectrum disorders. She also studied microstructural brain changes in a mouse model for alcohol use disorders as a summer research fellow at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Aside from research, Taylor played for the Yale Women’s Water Polo team, volunteered as a freshman outdoor orientation trip leader, and served as a Communication and Consent Educator to reduce sexual violence on Yale’s campus and to help survivors of sexual violence access mental health and reporting resources. At MGH, Taylor works on a clinical trial for a perinatal depression supplement and helps to manage and interview patients for the National Pregnancy Registry for Psychiatric Medications. After her time at MGH, she will attend medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.