Janette Taylor

College of Nursing
University of Iowa

Janette Y. Taylor, PhD, RN, WHCNP-BC, FAAN, is an associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Iowa. She is a certified women’s health care nurse practitioner with specialization in obstetrics, gynecological, and neonatal nursing.

Dr. Taylor’s research has focused on race/ethnicity as variables in nursing research, African American women’s experiences of intimate partner violence (e.g., domestic violence), the health of women prisoners, reconnecting incarcerated women with their children, and using narrative art therapy with incarcerated abused women.

Dr. Taylor served as a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Ethical Considerations for Revisions to DHHS Regulations for Protection of Prisoners Involved in Research. She is also a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.