Lauren A Taylor is a doctoral student in the management track of the Health Policy program at Harvard University. Prior to joining HBS, she graduated as a Presidential Scholar from Harvard's Divinity School in 2015, where she served as the Research and Development Director in the Science, Religion and Culture program. While completing her Master of Divinity, Lauren was a fellow at the Harvard Global Health Institute and Petrie Flom Center for Health Law, Policy and Biotechnology at Harvard Law School. Previosuly, Lauren received a BA in the History of Science/History of Medicine (2008) and Master in Public Health (2009) from Yale University. From 2009-2012, Lauren worked as a program manager at the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute. In 2013, Lauren and Elizabeth H. Bradley, PhD, jointly authored The American Health Care Paradox, which has been reviewed and featured in media outlets such as CSPAN, MSNBC, The New York Times and The New Yorker. She has also published peer-reviewed articles on grand strategy in global health, scale up of public heath innovations and the relationship between health and social service spending in the United States.