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Victoria M. Taylor
Research Professor

Vicky Taylor is a Full Member in the Cancer Prevention Research Program of the Public Health Sciences Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her training is in Medicine and Epidemiology. She has been the Principal Investigator of multiple National Cancer Institute-funded grants addressing cancer control in racial-ethnic minority populations.

Research Interests:
Special populations; health disparities; cancer control; secondary prevention

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Contact Information

email:   vtaylor@fhcrc.org

address:
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Avenue North
PO Box 19024 (M3-B232)
Seattle, WA 98109

voice:   206-667-5114

Education

MPH   University of Washington, 1989   (Epidemiology)
MD   University of Nottingham (UK), 1978   (Medicine (MD))
BMedSci   University of Nottingham (UK), 1976   (Community Health)

Recent Publications



Taylor VM, Burke NJ, Ko LK, Sos C, Liu Q, Do HH, Talbot J, Yasui Y, Bastani R. Understanding HPV Vaccine Uptake Among Cambodian American Girls. J Community Health. 2014 Feb 16. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24532309


Taylor VM, Bastani R, Burke N, Talbot J, Sos C, Liu Q, Do H, Jackson JC, Yasui Y. Evaluation of a hepatitis B lay health worker intervention for Cambodian Americans. J Community Health. 2013 Jun;38(3):546-53. doi: 10.1007/s10900-012-9649-6.  PMID: 23299978    PMCID: PMC3633619


Taylor VM, Liu Q, Yasui Y, Talbot J, Sos C, Ornelas I, Coronado G, Bastani R. Physical activity among Cambodian Americans: an exploratory study. J Community Health. 2012 Oct;37(5):1040-8. doi: 10.1007/s10900-011-9528-6.  PMID: 22183889    PMCID: PMC3437005


Taylor VM, Burke N, Do H, Liu Q, Yasui Y, Bastani R. HPV vaccination uptake among Cambodian mothers. J Cancer Educ. 2012 Mar;27(1):145-8.  PMID: 21861237    PMCID: PMC3224678


Meischke H, Taylor V, Calhoun R, Liu Q, Sos C, Tu SP, Yip MP, Eisenberg D. Preparedness for cardiac emergencies among cambodians with limited english proficiency. J Community Health. 2012 Feb;37(1):176-80.  PMID: 21748487    PMCID: PMC3202051


Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

2010
Chair, thesis committee for Brandon Ong
Emergency risk communication in a limited English proficiency Chinese community

External Funding (sampling of recent awards from UW SAGE data)

Health Promotion Research Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Harris           Dates:    9/30/2011 - 9/29/2012

Health Promotion Research Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Harris           Dates:    9/30/2010 - 9/29/2011

Health Promotion Research Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Harris           Dates:    9/30/2010 - 9/29/2011

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers: Special Interest Project Competitive Supplements (SIPS) (U48)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Harris           Dates:    9/30/2009 - 9/29/2014

Projects

Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness Research and Training
Seattle is one of the six regional sites for the Asian Special Populations Network, funded by the National Cancer Institute. Specific objectives are: to increase cancer awareness in Asian American communities; to promote research addressing cancer control among Asian Americans; and to support the career development of students and junior faculty of Asian descent.
Cancer Control in a Vietnamese American Population
This project addresses cervical cancer and hepatitis B-liver cancer control among Vietnamese Americans in Seattle, Washington. The specific objectives are: to collect qualitative and quantitative information about the cervical and liver cancer prevention behavior of Vietnamese Americans; and to evaluate the acceptability and feasibility of a cervical and liver cancer control intervention for Vietnamese households.
Colorectal Cancer Screening in Chinese Americans
This project addresses colorectal cancer screening participation among Chinese patients of Seattle's International Community Health Services. The specific objectives are: to collect qualitative and quantitative information about the colorectal cancer screening behavior of Chinese Amercians; and to conduct a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a clinic-based fecal occult blood testing intervention program for Chinese men and women.
Liver Cancer Control in North American Chinese
This project addresses hepatitis B and liver cancer control among Chinese in Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. Specific objectives are: to collect qualitative and quantitative information about the liver cancer prevention behavior of Chinese Americans/Canadians; and to conduct a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a liver cancer control outreach intervention for individuals of Chinese descent.