Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Taylor is an Assistant Professor in the UAB School of Nursing. He graduated from UAB School of Nursing in 1985 with a Bachelor’s degree, received his Master’s degree in Adult Oncology Nursing from the University of California, San Francisco in 1987, a post graduate Adult Nurse Practitioner degree in 2000, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from UAB 2010. He is currently a UAB SON PhD student and his dissertation topic is life-space mobility in elderly rural community-dwelling cancer survivors.

    He was a Nurse Practitioner in the Adult Neuro-Oncology program at UAB for 14 years prior to joining the faculty at the UAB SON. His clinical experience is in the areas of Geriatric Oncology, Hematology Oncology, Hospice, Neuro-Oncology, and Palliative Care.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2021 Applying the Multiphase Optimization Strategy for the Development of Optimized Interventions in Palliative CareJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  62:174-182. 2021
    2021 Quantifying low English literacy in Australian Aboriginal communities: a correlational study 2021
    2021 Implementing a Clinic-Based Telehealth Support Service (FamilyStrong) for Family Caregivers of Individuals with Grade IV Brain TumorsJournal of Palliative Medicine.  24:347-353. 2021
    2021 Telehealth in Palliative Care: Communication Strategies From the COVID-19 PandemicClinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.  25:17-22. 2021
    2021 Use of a Clinic-Based Skin Cancer Prevention Bundle to Promote Sun-Protective Behaviors in Patients at Moderate to High Risk for Skin CancerJournal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association.  13:38-48. 2021
    2020 Community intervention for cardiovascular disease risk factors in Kalutara, Sri LankaBMC Cardiovascular Disorders.  20. 2020
    2020 Forging a new frontier: Providing palliative care to people with cancer in rural and remote areasJournal of Clinical Oncology.  38:963-973. 2020
    2020 Outcomes and care practices for preterm infants born at less than 33 weeks’ gestation: A quality-improvement studyCMAJ.  192:E81-E91. 2020
    2019 The project ENABLE Cornerstone randomized pilot trial: Protocol for lay navigator-led early palliative care for African-American and rural advanced cancer family caregiversContemporary Clinical Trials Communications.  16. 2019
    2019 What isn't measured isn't done – eight years with no progress in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adult influenza and pneumococcal vaccination 2019
    2019 Lay navigation across the cancer continuum for older cancer survivors: Equally beneficial for Black and White survivors?Journal of Geriatric Oncology.  10:779-786. 2019
    2019 Preventive Evidence into Practice: What factors matter in a facilitation intervention to prevent vascular disease in family practice?BMC Family Practice.  20. 2019
    2019 Disparities in Hospice Utilization for Older Cancer Patients Living in the Deep SouthJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  58:86-91. 2019
    2019 Changes in proportional mortality from diabetes and circulatory disease in Mauritius and Fiji: Possible effects of coding and certificationBMC Public Health.  19. 2019
    2019 Artefactual inflation of type 2 diabetes prevalence in WHO STEP surveysTropical Medicine and International Health.  24:477-483. 2019
    2019 Absence of sustained breast cancer incidence inflation in a national mammography screening programmeJournal of Medical Screening.  26:26-34. 2019
    2019 Breast cancer mortality and screening mammography in New Zealand: Incidence-based and aggregate analysesJournal of Medical Screening.  26:35-43. 2019
    2019 How family caregivers of persons with advanced cancer assist with upstream healthcare decision-making: A qualitative studyPLoS ONE.  14. 2019
    2019 Unmet social support needs among older adults with cancerCancer.  125:473-481. 2019
    2018 Completeness of a Maternal and Perinatal Mortality Enhanced Surveillance System in Pakistan: Evidence from Capture–Recapture MethodsMaternal and Child Health Journal.  22:1743-1750. 2018
    2018 Factors Associated with Family Caregivers' Confidence in Future Surrogate Decision Making for Persons with CancerJournal of Palliative Medicine.  21:1705-1712. 2018
    2018 Continued increases in blood pressure over two decades in Samoa (1991-2013); Around one-third of the increase explained by rising obesity levelsBMC Public Health.  18. 2018
    2018 Confluence of suicide and drug overdose epidemics in young Australian males: Common causality?BMC Public Health.  18. 2018
    2018 Adapting an Early Palliative Care Intervention to Family Caregivers of Persons With Advanced Cancer in the Rural Deep South: A Qualitative Formative EvaluationJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  55:1519-1530. 2018
    2018 Overview of trends in cardiovascular and diabetes risk factors in FijiAnnals of Human Biology.  45:188-201. 2018
    2018 Under-estimation of maternal and perinatal mortality revealed by an enhanced surveillance system: Enumerating all births and deaths in PakistanBMC Public Health.  18. 2018
    2018 Participation and interest in support services among family caregivers of older adults with cancer 2018
    2018 Healthcare utilization, Medicare spending, and sources of patient distress identified during implementation of a lay navigation program for older patients with breast cancerBreast Cancer Research and Treatment.  167:215-223. 2018
    2018 Response to comments by Hoyer and Brinks (2017) on: ‘Diabetes incidence and projections from prevalence surveys in Samoa over 1978–2013’ 2018
    2018 What happens during early outpatient palliative care consultations for persons with newly diagnosed advanced cancer? A qualitative analysis of provider documentationPalliative Medicine.  32:59-68. 2018
    2017 Reply to 'Comment on 'Effect of population breast screening on breast cancer mortality up to 2005 in England and Wales: An individual-level cohort study'British Journal of Cancer.  117:e7. 2017
    2017 Declines and plateaux in smoking prevalence over three decades in FijiNicotine and Tobacco Research.  19:1315-1321. 2017
    2017 Factors associated with participating in formal support services among family caregivers of older adults with poor-prognosis cancers.Journal of Clinical Oncology.  35:21-21. 2017
    2017 Overweight and obesity in New Caledonian adults: Results from measured and adjusted self-reported anthropometric dataDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice.  133:193-203. 2017
    2017 Update in Hospice and Palliative CareJournal of Palliative Medicine.  20:1291-1292. 2017
    2017 The self-care practices of family caregivers of persons with poor prognosis cancer: differences by varying levels of caregiver well-being and preparednessSupportive Care in Cancer.  25:2437-2444. 2017
    2017 Mortality trends in Australian Aboriginal peoples and New Zealand MaoriPopulation Health Metrics.  15. 2017
    2017 Diabetes incidence and projections from prevalence surveys in Samoa over 1978–2013 2017
    2017 Differentials in Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Diabetes by Socioeconomic Status and Sex in Kalutara, Sri Lanka 2017
    2017 Tobacco smoking trends in Samoa over four decades: Can continued globalization rectify that which it has wrought? 2017
    2017 Feasibility of a Telehealth Educational Program on Self-Management of Pain and Fatigue in Adult Cancer PatientsJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  53:1071-1078. 2017
    2017 Resource use and medicare costs during lay navigation for geriatric patients with cancerJAMA Oncology.  3:817-825. 2017
    2017 Trends in diabetes and obesity in Samoa over 35 years, 1978–2013Diabetic Medicine.  34:654-661. 2017
    2017 Implementation and Impact of Patient Lay Navigator-Led Advance Care Planning ConversationsJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  53:682-692. 2017
    2017 Mammography service screening and breast cancer mortality in New Zealand: A National Cohort Study 1999-2011British Journal of Cancer.  116:828-839. 2017
    2017 Perioperative Palliative Care Considerations for Surgical Oncology NursesSeminars in Oncology Nursing.  33:9-22. 2017
    2017 Perioperative palliative care considerations for surgical oncologynursesSeminars in Oncology Nursing2017
    2017 The self-care practices of family caregivers of high mortality cancer patients: Differences by varying levels of caregiving well-being and performance (FR481C)Journal of Pain and Symptom Managment2017
    2017 Choosing wisely: Opportunities for improving value in cancer care delivery?Journal of Oncology Practice.  13:e11-e21. 2017
    2017 Resource use and medicare costs during lay navigation for geriatric patients with cancerJournal of the American Medical Association2017
    2016 Diabetes incidence and projections from prevalence surveys in FijiPopulation Health Metrics.  14. 2016
    2016 Erroneous inflation of diabetes prevalence: Are there global implications?Journal of Diabetes.  8:766-769. 2016
    2016 Differences in self-care behaviors by varying levels of caregiving intensity, performance, and well-being among family caregivers of patients with high-mortality cancer.Journal of Clinical Oncology.  34:239-239. 2016
    2016 Diabetes and Obesity Trends in Tonga over 40 Years 2016
    2016 Diabetes and obesity trends in Fiji over 30 yearsJournal of Diabetes.  8:533-543. 2016
    2016 The patient care connect program: Transforming health care through lay navigationJournal of Oncology Practice.  12:e633-e640. 2016
    2016 The impact of health literacy and life style risk factors on health-related quality of life of Australian patientsHealth and Quality of Life Outcomes.  14. 2016
    2016 Can we translate findings on inequality in tuberculosis mortality into policy?International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.  20:569-570. 2016
    2016 Changes in cardiovascular disease risk factors over 30 years in Polynesians in the French Pacific Territory of Wallis IslandEuropean Journal of Preventive Cardiology.  23:856-864. 2016
    2016 Guiding lay navigation in geriatric patients with cancer using a distress assessment tool 2016
    2016 Continued increases in hypertension over three decades in Fiji, and the influence of obesityJournal of Hypertension.  34:402-409. 2016
    2016 Mortality and life expectancy in Kiribati based on analysis of reported deathsPopulation Health Metrics.  14. 2016
    2016 Absolute cardiovascular risk in a Fiji medical zoneBMC Public Health.  16. 2016
    2016 Causes of death in VanuatuPopulation Health Metrics.  14. 2016
    2015 Long-term outcomes of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: A systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression analysisBMC Cancer.  15. 2015
    2015 Trends toward declining aggressive care at end of life among older cancer patients in the Deep SouthJournal of Clinical Oncology2015
    2015 Cholera in pregnancy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of fetal, neonatal, and maternal mortalityPLoS ONE.  10. 2015
    2015 Disparities in hospice use among patients with cancer in the Deep SouthJournal of Clinical Oncology2015
    2015 Identifying sources of distress in patients with breast cancerJournal of Clinical Oncology2015
    2015 Treatment summaries and follow-up care instructions for cancer survivors: improving survivor self-efficacy and health care utilization.NRSA T32 Fellows' Meeting2015
    2015 Distress in older adult cancer patients approaching end of lifeASCO 2015 Annual Meeting2015
    2015 Improving communication with patients with CLL.Medscape CME Online2015
    2015 Trends in resource utilization and costs during implementation of a lay navigation programASCO 2015 Annual Meeting2015
    2015 Implementing guidelines to routinely prevent chronic vascular disease in primary care: The Preventive Evidence into Practice cluster randomised controlled trialBMJ Open.  5. 2015
    2015 Social connections and suicidal behaviour in young Australian adults: Evidence from a case-control study of persons aged 18-34 years in NSW, AustraliaSSM - Population Health.  1:1-7. 2015
    2014 Guiding lay navigation using the distress thermometer.Journal of Clinical Oncology.  32:195. 2014
    2014 Patient-reported outcomes: Mechanisms of symptoms and treatment toxicitiesannual meeting of the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium, Boston, MA.2014
    2014 Trends in Sri Lankan cause-specific adult mortality 1950-2006BMC Public Health.  14. 2014
    2014 Suicide in young adults:Psychiatric and socio-economic factors from a case-control studyBMC Psychiatry.  14. 2014
    2014 A review of life expectancy and infant mortality estimations for Australian Aboriginal peopleBMC Public Health.  14. 2014
    2014 Cervical screening using visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and Treatment with cryotherapy in FijiAsian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention.  15:10757-10762. 2014
    2014 Does health literacy affect patients' receipt of preventative primary care? A multilevel analysisBMC Family Practice.  15. 2014
    2014 Measuring progress towards achieving Millennium Development Goals in small populations: Is under-five mortality in Tuvalu declining? 2014
    2014 Strengthening primary health care in low- and middle-income countries: Generating evidence through evaluation 2014
    2014 The effects of involuntary job loss on suicide and suicide attempts among young adults: Evidence from a matched case-control studyAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.  48:333-340. 2014
    2013 Divergent mortality trends by ethnicity in Fiji 2013
    2013 The role of under-employment and unemployment in recent birth cohort effects in Australian suicideSocial Science and Medicine.  93:155-162. 2013
    2013 Mortality in an Aboriginal Medical Service (Redfern) cohortPopulation Health Metrics.  11. 2013
    2013 Preventive evidence into practice (PEP) study: Implementation of guidelines to prevent primary vascular disease in general practice protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trialImplementation Science.  8. 2013
    2013 Systematic review of reporting rates of adverse events following immunization: An international comparison of post-marketing surveillance programs with reference to ChinaVaccine.  31:603-617. 2013
    2012 Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in mortality from ischaemic heart disease and stroke in Australia, 1979-2006European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.  19:1281-1289. 2012
    2012 Mortality trends in Tonga: an assessment based on a synthesis of local dataPopulation Health Metrics.  10. 2012
    2012 Cervical cancer incidence and mortality in Fiji 2003-2009Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  52:380-386. 2012
    2012 The decline in coronary heart disease mortality is slowing in young adults (Australia 1976-2006): A time trend analysisInternational Journal of Cardiology.  158:193-198. 2012
    2012 The Australian epidemic of cardiovascular mortality 1935-2005: Effects of period and birth cohortJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health.  66. 2012
    2012 Mortality and cause-of-death reporting and analysis systems in seven pacific island countriesBMC Public Health.  12. 2012
    2012 Causes of death in Tonga: Quality of certification and implications for statisticsPopulation Health Metrics.  10. 2012
    2012 Breast cancer risk factors in Queensland women attending population-based mammography screeningMaturitas.  71:279-286. 2012
    2012 Mammography screening and breast cancer mortality in Australia: An aggregate cohort studyJournal of Medical Screening.  19:26-34. 2012
    2012 Cerebrovascular disease in 48 countries: Secular trends in mortality 1950-2005Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.  83:138-145. 2012
    2011 Effectiveness of Australian youth suicide prevention initiativesBritish Journal of Psychiatry.  199:423-429. 2011
    2011 Mortality trends in Fiji 2011
    2011 Non-prescription medicines and Australian community pharmacy interventions: Rates and clinical significanceInternational Journal of Pharmacy Practice.  19:156-165. 2011
    2011 Attributable risk of psychiatric and socio-economic factors for suicide from individual-level, population-based studies: A systematic reviewSocial Science and Medicine.  72:608-616. 2011
    2011 Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) Concerning cervical cancer and screening among rural and urban female healthcare practitioners in the Democratic People's Republic of KoreaAsian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention.  12:3023-3028. 2011
    2011 Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) concerning cervical cancer and screening among rural and urban women in six provinces of the democratic People's Republic of KoreaAsian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention.  12:3029-3033. 2011
    2011 Mortality trends and the epidemiological transition in Nauru 2011
    2010 Recent declines in Australian male suicide are real, not artefactualAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.  44:358-363. 2010
    2010 Paternal exposure to Agent Orange and spina bifida: A meta-analysisEuropean Journal of Epidemiology.  25:37-44. 2010
    2009 Mental disorders and socioeconomic status: Impact on population risk of attempted suicide in AustraliaSuicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.  39:471-481. 2009
    2009 Suicide in paradise: Aftermath of the Bali bombingsPsychological Medicine.  39:1317-1323. 2009
    2009 Annual or biennial mammography screening for women at a higher risk with a family history of breast cancer: Prognostic indicators of screen-detected cancers in New South Wales, AustraliaCancer Causes and Control.  20:559-566. 2009
    2009 Distress and quality of life in primary high-grade brain tumor patientsSupportive Care in Cancer.  17:793-799. 2009
    2009 The authors' reply 2009
    2009 Upstairs and downstairs socio-economic and gender interactions in herpes simplex virus type 2 seroprevalence in australiaSexually Transmitted Diseases.  36:344-349. 2009
    2009 Coronary heart disease epidemics: Not all the same 2009
    2008 Impact of misclassification on measures of cardiovascular disease mortality in the Islamic Republic of Iran: A cross-sectional studyBulletin of the World Health Organization.  86:688-696. 2008
    2008 Did it fall or was it pushed? The contribution of trends in established risk factors to the decline in premature coronary heart disease mortality in New Zealand 2008
    2007 Modifiable risk factors for attempted suicide in Australian clinical and community samplesSuicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.  37:671-680. 2007
    2007 A decision tool for predicting sentinel node accuracy from breast tumor size and grade 2007
    2007 Meta-analysis of studies of passive smoking and lung cancer: Effects of study type and continentInternational Journal of Epidemiology.  36:1048-1059. 2007
    2007 "It's much easier than going to the dentist": High levels of satisfaction in a mammography screening program 2007
    2007 Further increases in rural suicide in young Australian adults: Secular trends, 1979-2003Social Science and Medicine.  65:442-453. 2007
    2007 Mortality in the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1964-2004Bulletin of the World Health Organization.  85:607-614. 2007
    2007 Differential mortality in IranPopulation Health Metrics.  5. 2007
    2007 Global comparative assessments of life expectancy: The impact of migration with reference to AustraliaBulletin of the World Health Organization.  85:474-481. 2007
    2007 Differential mortality among Pacific Island countries and territories 2007
    2007 Predictors of blood pressure in a cohort of school-aged childrenEuropean Journal of Preventive Cardiology.  14:624-629. 2007
    2006 Divergent trends in suicide by socio-economic status in Australia 2006
    2006 Association between Agent Orange and birth defects: Systematic review and meta-analysisInternational Journal of Epidemiology.  35:1220-1230. 2006
    2006 Contribution of changes in risk factors to the decline of coronary heart disease mortality in Australia over three decades 2006
    2006 Decline in cervical cancer incidence and mortality in New South Wales in relation to control activities (Australia)Cancer Causes and Control.  17:299-306. 2006
    2006 Prevalence of infection with herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 in Australia: A nationwide population based surveySexually Transmitted Infections.  82:164-168. 2006
    2006 Recruitment to mammography screening: A randomised trial and meta-analysis of invitation letters and telephone calls 2006
    2006 Evaluation of the Healthy Village program in Kapit District, Sarawak, MalaysiaHealth Promotion International.  21:13-18. 2006
    2006 Population-based mammography screening and breast cancer incidence in New South Wales, AustraliaCancer Causes and Control.  17:153-160. 2006
    2006 Cancer detection and mammogram volume of radiologists in a population-based screening programme 2006
    2006 Reliability and validity of arm volume measurements for assessment of lymphedemaPhysical Therapy.  86:205-214. 2006
    2005 Hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer risk in California 2005
    2005 Is age at diagnosis an independent prognostic factor for survival following breast cancer? 2005
    2005 Hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer: Estimate of risk 2005
    2005 HRT and breast cancer: Impact on population risk and incidenceEuropean journal of cancer.  41:1775-1781. 2005
    2005 Who has regular mammograms? Effects of knowledge, beliefs, socioeconomic status, and health-related factorsPreventive Medicine.  41:312-320. 2005
    2005 Social and psychiatric influences on urban-rural differentials in Australian suicideSuicide and Life-Threatening Behavior.  35:277-290. 2005
    2005 Weight loss during prolonged lactation in rural Bangladesh mothers 2005
    2005 Comparison of the validity and reliability of two image classification systems for the assessment of mammogram qualityJournal of Medical Screening.  12:38-42. 2005
    2005 New South Wales trends in mortality differentials between small rural and urban communities over a 25-year period, 1970-1994Australian Journal of Rural Health.  13:71-76. 2005
    2005 Contemporary patterns of Pacific Island mortalityInternational Journal of Epidemiology.  34:207-214. 2005
    2005 A study of Pap test history and histologically determined cervical cancer in NSW women, 1997-2003Journal of Medical Screening.  12:190-196. 2005
    2005 How much does a reminder letter increase cervical screening among under-screened women in NSW? 2005
    2005 Mammography screening participation: Effects of a media campaign targeting Italian-speaking women 2005
    2004 Age-specific interval breast cancers in New South Wales and meta-analysis of studies of women aged 40-49 yearsJournal of Medical Screening.  11:199-206. 2004
    2004 Socio-economic differentials in mental disorders and suicide attempts in AustraliaBritish Journal of Psychiatry.  185:486-493. 2004
    2004 Increased rates of ENT surgery among young children: Have clinical guidelines made a difference?Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health.  40:627-632. 2004
    2004 Mammography screening and breast cancer mortality in New South Wales, AustraliaCancer Causes and Control.  15:543-550. 2004
    2003 Is Information from Axillary Dissection Relevant to Patients with Clinically Node-Negative Breast Cancer? 2003
    2003 Screening for leprosy in immigrants - A decision analysis model 2003
    2003 Erratum: Birth cohort effects in New South Wales suicide, 1865-1998. (Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica (2002) 106 (365-372))Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica.  107:160. 2003
    2003 Health for all beyond 2000: The demise of the Alma-Ata Declaration and primary health care in developing countriesMedical Journal of Australia.  178:17-20. 2003
    2003 Halving deaths from cervical cancer. 2003
    2003 Long-term survival of women with breast cancer in New South WalesEuropean journal of cancer.  39:215-222. 2003
    2003 Predictors of non-attendance from BreastScreen NSW in women who report current mammography screening 2003
    2002 Is there a role for axillary dissection for patients with operable breast cancer in this era of conservatism? 2002
    2002 The impact of a practice development project on the quality of in-patient small group therapyJournal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.  9:213-220. 2002
    2002 Birth cohort effects in New South Wales suicide, 1865-1998Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica.  106:365-372. 2002
    2002 Suicide and political regime in New South Wales and Australia during the 20th centuryJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health.  56:766-772. 2002
    2002 Socio-economic mortality differentials in Sydney over a quarter of a century, 1970-94 2002
    2002 Suicide differentials in Australian males and females by various measures of socio-economic status, 1994-98 2002
    2002 Use of the St Gallen classification for patients with node-negative breast cancer may lead to overuse of adjuvant chemotherapyBritish Journal of Surgery.  89:789-796. 2002
    2002 Early cervical cancer rescreeningJournal of Medical Screening.  9:26-32. 2002
    2002 Interval breast cancers in New South Wales, Australia, and comparisons with trials and other mammographic screening programmesJournal of Medical Screening.  9:20-25. 2002
    2002 Human response to environmental noise: The role of perceived controlInternational Journal of Behavioral Medicine.  9:341-359. 2002
    2001 Frequency and predictors of axillary lymph node metastases in invasive breast cancer 2001
    2001 Treatment implications of a positive sentinel lymph node biopsy for patients with early-stage breast carcinomaCancer.  92:1769-1774. 2001
    2001 General scales of community reaction to noise (dissatisfaction and perceived affectedness) are more reliable than scales of annoyanceJournal of the Acoustical Society of America.  110:939-946. 2001
    2001 Estimating risk of breast cancer from population incidence affected by widespread mammographic screeningJournal of Medical Screening.  8:73-76. 2001
    2001 Cervical screening: Population-based comparisons between self-reported survey and registry-derived Pap test rates 2001
    2001 Passive smoking and lung cancer: A cumulative meta-analysis 2001
    2001 Probability of axillary node involvement in patients with tubular carcinoma of the breastBritish Journal of Surgery.  88:860-864. 2001
    2001 Small area population disease burden 2001
    2001 Variation in cervical cancer screening by region, socio-economic, migrant and indigenous status in women in New South WalesAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  41:320-325. 2001
    2000 Projecting mammographic screensJournal of Medical Screening.  7:146-151. 2000
    2000 Cost of dental services provided in private general practice for an insured population in New South Wales, AustraliaCommunity Dental Health.  17:246-253. 2000
    2000 Absolute risk of breast cancer for Australian women with a family history 2000
    1999 A case-control study of employment status and mortality in a cohort of Australian youthSocial Science and Medicine.  49:383-392. 1999
    1999 Urban and rural suicide differentials in migrants and the Australian- born, New South Wales, Australia 1985-1994Social Science and Medicine.  49:81-91. 1999
    1999 Predictors of mastectomy for women with breast cancer in the greater western region of sydney 1999
    1999 Predictors of local recurrence after treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ: A meta-analysisCancer.  85:616-628. 1999
    1999 Definition of sensitivity and specificity [4] (multiple letters)American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  69:158-159. 1999
    1999 Socio-economic, migrant and geographic differentials in coronary heart disease occurrence in New South Wales 1999
    1998 Suicide in urban New South Wales, Australia 1985-1994: Socio-economic and migrant interactionsSocial Science and Medicine.  47:1677-1686. 1998
    1998 Best estimate of the magnitude of mortality due to occupational exposure to hazardous substancesOccupational and Environmental Medicine.  55:634-641. 1998
    1998 Hysterectomy fractions in New South Wales, 1971-2006 1998
    1998 The Australian mortality decline: All-cause mortality 1788-1990 1998
    1998 The Australian mortality decline: Cause-specific mortality 1907-1990 1998
    1997 A review of health effects of aircraft noise 1997
    1997 Asthma mortality in Australia 1920-94: Age, period, and cohort effectsJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health.  51:408-411. 1997
    1997 Breast cancer five-year survival in New South Wales women, 1972 to 1991 1997
    1997 Breast cancer five-year survival, by New South Wales regions, 1980 to 1991 1997
    1997 The occurrence of cancer in a cohort of New South Wales coal miners 1997
    1996 Cervical cancer in New South Wales women: Five-year survival, 1972 to 1991 1996
    1996 Health care expenditure and life expectancy in Australia: How well do we perform? 1996
    1996 Socioeconomic differentials in cancer incidence and mortality in urban New South Wales, 1987-1991 1996
    1995 Australian trends in mortality by socioeconomic status using nsw small area data, 1970–89Journal of Biosocial Science.  27:409-419. 1995
    1994 A cohort study of unemployment as a cause of psychological disturbance in Australian youthSocial Science and Medicine.  38:1553-1564. 1994
    1994 Epidemiological characteristics of Kaposi’s sarcoma prior to the AIDS epidemicBritish Journal of Cancer.  70:674-676. 1994
    1994 Mark‐recapture estimates of injecting drug users in Sydney 1994
    1994 Youth suicide in Victoria: a retrospective study.Medical Journal of Australia.  160:801-802. 1994
    1993 Non-communicable diseases in the tropicsMedical Journal of Australia.  159:266-270. 1993
    1993 Risks of premature death from smoking in 15‐year‐old Australians 1993
    1993 Suicide and unemployment in Australia 1907-1990Social Science and Medicine.  36:749-756. 1993
    1992 Dietary intake, exercise, obesity and noncommunicable disease in rural and urban populations of three pacific island countriesJournal of the American College of Nutrition.  11:283-293. 1992
    1992 DIFFERENCES IN LIFE EXPECTANCY: SOCIAL FACTORS IN MORTALITY RATES 1992
    1992 Grim prospects for the unemployed 1992
    1992 Prevalence of anaemia and iron deficiency at different levels of urbanization in Vanuatu. 1992
    1992 Socioeconomic correlates of mortality and hospital morbidity differentials by Local Government Area in Sydney 1985–1988 1992
    1991 A seroepidemiological study of hepatitis B amongst Fiji health care workers.Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health.  22:567-576. 1991
    1991 Cancer incidence in New South Wales, AustraliaEuropean journal of cancer & clinical oncology.  27:928-931. 1991
    1991 Mortality in Pacific island countries around 1980: geopolitical, socioeconomic, demographic and health service factors 1991
    1991 Portable solar medical steriliserRenewable Energy.  1:27-30. 1991
    1991 Prevalence of diabetes, hypertension and obesity at different levels of urbanisation in VanuatuMedical Journal of Australia.  155:86-90. 1991
    1989 Societies in transition:Mortality patterns in Pacific Island poplationsInternational Journal of Epidemiology.  18:634-646. 1989
    1989 Blood pressure changes with age in two ethnic groups in fijiJournal of the American College of Nutrition.  8:335-346. 1989
    1989 A Cross-Sectional Ecological Analysis Of Blood Pressure And Its Determinants In Eleven Pacific PopulationsJournal of the American College of Nutrition.  8:151-165. 1989
    1989 Hepatitis B infection in Vanuatu: age of acquisition of infection and possible routes of transmission. 1989
    1988 The prevalence of viruses and bacteria in the respiratory tract of pre-school children from a Vanuatu village community and the relationship with certain environmental variables. 1988
    1988 Fertility and contraception in the Marshall IslandsStudies in Family Planning.  19:179-185. 1988
    1988 Plasma uric acid level and its association with diabetes mellitus and some biologic parameters in a biracial population of fijiAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  127:321-336. 1988
    1987 Mortality in Niue, 1978-82New Zealand Medical Journal.  100:477-481. 1987
    1987 Hypertension and indicators of coronary heart disease in Wallis Polynesians: An urban-rural comparisonEuropean Journal of Epidemiology.  3:247-256. 1987
    1987 Prevention and control of noncommunicable disease in the Cook Islands.New Zealand Medical Journal.  100:289-292. 1987
    1986 Smoking rates in Pacific islandsBulletin of the World Health Organization.  64:447-456. 1986
    1986 Glucose tolerance in Polynesia: Population-based surveys in Rarotonga and NiueMedical Journal of Australia.  145:505-510. 1986
    1985 Serological markers of hepatitis B infection in Niue childrenNew Zealand Medical Journal.  98:275-277. 1985
    1985 An epidemic of influenza in the population of niueJournal of Medical Virology.  16:127-136. 1985
    1985 Diabetes in Wallis Polynesians: A comparison of residents of Wallis Island and first generation migrants to Noumea, New CaledoniaDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice.  1:169-178. 1985
    1985 Group comparisons of blood pressure and indices of obesity and salt intake in Pacific populationsMedical Journal of Australia.  142:499-501. 1985
    1985 Mortality patterns in the modernized Pacific Island nation of NauruAmerican Journal of Public Health.  75:149-155. 1985
    1984 Physical activity and prevalence of diabetes in Melanesian and Indian men in FijiDiabetologia.  27:578-582. 1984
    1984 Bimodality in glucose tolerance distributions in the urban polynesian population of Western Samoa 1984
    1984 The high prevalence of diabetes mellitus, impaired glucose tolerance and diabetic retinopathy in nauru - The 1982 survey 1984
    1984 Cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus in Fiji: Analysis of mortality, morbidity and risk factorsBulletin of the World Health Organization.  62:133-143. 1984
    1984 Glucose tolerance and ancestral genetic admixture in six semitraditional pacific populationsGenetic Epidemiology.  1:315-328. 1984
    1984 Hyperlipemia and arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease in the Polynesian population of RarotongaAtherosclerosis.  53:241-254. 1984
    1984 Impaired glucose tolerances in KiribatiNew Zealand Medical Journal.  97:809-812. 1984
    1984 Non-insulin-dependent diabetes (NIDDM) in a newly independent Pacific nation: The Republic of KiribatiDiabetes Care.  7:409-415. 1984
    1983 A cross sectional study of markers of hepatitis B infection in Niue.New Zealand Medical Journal.  96:330-332. 1983
    1983 Diabetic retinopathy in nauruansAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  117:659-667. 1983
    1983 OPHTHALMIC FINDINGS AMONG ONE THOUSAND INHABITANTS OF RAROTONGA, COOK ISLANDSClinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.  11:81-94. 1983
    1983 Plasma Glucose Distributions in Two Pacific Populations: The Bimodality PhenomenonTohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine.  141:199-206. 1983
    1983 Prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in the biracial (Melanesian and Indian) population of fiji: A rural-urban comparisonAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  118:673-688. 1983
    1983 Prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in Pacific Island nations. Prospects and constraintsMedical Journal of Australia.  2:389-394. 1983
    1982 Prevalence rates of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus in various Pacific populations according to the new WHO criteriaBulletin of the World Health Organization.  60:279-282. 1982
    1982 The prevalence of diabetes mellitus and impaired glucose tolerance in melanesians and part-polynesians in Rural New Caledonia and ouvea (Loyalty Islands)Diabetologia.  23:393-398. 1982
    1982 HLA antigens in four pacific populations with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitusAnnals of Human Biology.  9:69-84. 1982
    1982 Seroepidemiology of infection with hepatitis B virus in FijiAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  116:608-616. 1982
    1981 The high prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus in an isolated Polynesian population, Manihiki, Cook IslandsNew Zealand Medical Journal.  94:411-413. 1981
    1981 The influence of variation in obesity in the sex difference in the prevalence of abnormal glucose tolerance in TuvaluNew Zealand Medical Journal.  94:176-178. 1981
    1981 ADMISSION TO HOSPITAL FOR DIABETES IN ABORIGINES AND OTHER AUSTRALIANS, RURAL NEW SOUTH WALES, 1977‐78 1981
    1981 Hyperuricaemia and gout in Western SamoansJournal of chronic diseases.  34:65-75. 1981
    1981 Limitation of fasting plasma glucose for the diagnosis of diabetes mellitusDiabetes Care.  4:556-558. 1981
    1980 Blood pressure studies in rural and urban Western SamoaMedical Journal of Australia.  2:202-205. 1980
    1980 THE HIGH PREVALENCE OF HYPERURICAEMIA IN A POLYNESIAN POPULATION 1980

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Rural Palliative Care.  670-681. 2019
    2019 Mediation of the effects of social and economic status on health and mortality: The roles of behaviour and constitution.  105-113. 2019
    2018 Elder abuse and neglect [in Section 1: Emergency & Critical Care Nursing 2018
    2016 Risk Factors.  383-392. 2016
    2012 The double disease burden in Pacific Island states (except Papua New Guinea).  279-301. 2012
    2008 Risk factors.  606-615. 2008
    2007 History of public health in Pacific Island countries.  276-307. 2007

    Research Overview

  • Life-space mobility in 65-year and older cancer survivors in rural US population, multi-level interventional model, salutogenesis, and empowerment. Additionally, he is interested in cancer care disparities and the quality of life/health and well-being of cancer survivor.
  • Teaching Activities

  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • NUR004 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR743 - EBP strategies (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • ONC692L - Residency Oncology NP (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR738L - Scholarly Project Development (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ONC623 - Effects Cancer & Cancer Therap (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ONC686L - Practicum II Oncology NP (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • ONC622 - Cancer Assess Diag Managemnt (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • ONC685L - Practicum I Oncology NP (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • ONC621 - Adv Prac Nur for Oncology Care (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • ONC692L - Residency Oncology NP (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR305 - Prin of Oncology Nursing (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • ONC623 - Effects Cancer & Cancer Therap (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • ONC686L - Practicum II Oncology NP (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NPA621 - Adv Palliative Care Nursing I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • ONC622 - Cancer Assess Diag Managemnt (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR305 - Prin of Oncology Nursing (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR305 - Prin of Oncology Nursing (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR518L - Synthesis Practicum in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR518L - Synthesis Practicum in Nursing (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR606 - Translating Evidence into Prac (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR327L - Concepts Adult Hlth Nur I Prac (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR327L - Concepts Adult Hlth Nur I Prac (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR436L - Nurs of the Adult Practicum (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2010
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of California System : Berkeley 1987
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1985
  • Full Name

  • Richard Taylor