MPH, Health Behavior and Health Education, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
BA, Psychology, Scripps College
Olivia Taylor is a public health researcher in RTI International’s Health Communication program. In this position, Olivia works to develop and evaluate national level health communication campaigns for federal clients such as CDC and FDA. Her current projects cover a variety of health topics, including HIV prevention, adolescent health, and risk decision making. Prior to her work at RTI, Olivia was the Communications and Professional Development Coordinator for the Safe States Alliance, an injury and violence prevention membership and advocacy organization. From 2006-2008, Olivia worked for Girls Incorporated facilitating life planning and empowerment groups for at-risk teenage girls. From 2007-2008 she was also an AmeriCorps member, planning and implementing healthy sexuality programs for a school district south of Portland, OR.
Ms. Taylor received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology from Scripps College in 2006 and in 2011, she received her Masters of Public Health from the UNC Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, with a Certificate in Interdisciplinary Health Communication.