Jennifer B. Taylor, MD

Complete Curriculum Vitae


Education/Work Experience:

ALAMEDA EYE PHYSICIANS, ALAMEDA, CA 2011-Present
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO, San Francisco, CA 2010-2011


Cornea Fellowship
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO, San Francisco, CA 2007-2010


Residency in Ophthalmology
ALBERT EINSTEIN MEDICAL CENTER, Philadelphia, PA 2006-2007


Transitional Internship
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Philadelphia, PA 2001-2006
MD, May 2006. Inducted to AOA 2006


PREP FOR PREP, New York, NY 2000-2001
Full-time employment
Non-profit whose mission is to find talented minority children in the NYC public
school system and prepare them for leadership roles


YALE UNIVERSITY, New Haven, CT 1996-2000
BS with Distinction, Summa cum Laude, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Elected to Phi Beta Kappa 2000

 

Scholastic Honors:

Medical Honors/Awards:
 

• Elected into Alpha Omega Alpha – University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006
 

• University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Twenty-First Century Scholar – Merit-based tuition
scholarship of $16,000/year for each year of medical school, 2001-2006

 

• Charles A. Oliver Memorial Prize – Award for the graduating medical student who achieves the highest
record of performance in Ophthalmology, 2006

 

• Dr. David B.P. Goodman Award – Award for one graduating student for meritorious patient-oriented
research, 2006

 

• Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship – One-year research training program,included courses in patient
oriented research and statistics and a stipend of $20,000, Sept 2004- Sept 2005

 

• Bach Fund Award – Competitive $8,800 grant from the Bach Fund at Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia
to develop a new tool for objectively assessing ophthalmology residents’ surgical skills, 2005

 

• Jeffrey Berger Medical Student Research Award – Award for outstanding research in ophthalmology at the
University of Pennsylvania, 2005
Undergraduate Honors/Awards

 

• Elected into Phi Beta Kappa, Yale University, 2000
 

• Graduation Marshal – Yale University, Selection based on scholarship and character
PUBLICATIONS


Taylor JB, Fintelmann RE, Jeng BH. Subconjunctival injections and povidone-iodine washings for the treatment of giant fornix syndrome. Cornea, 2011 April;30(4):479-80.
 

Taylor JB, Young WO, Rutar T. Posterior subcapsular cataracts in children receiving adrenocornticotropic hormone for infantile spasms. J Child Neurol., 2010 Aug;25(8):1017-9.
 

Taylor JB, Binenbaum G, Tapino P, Volpe NJ. Microsurgical lab testing is a reliable method for assessing ophthalmology residents’ surgical skills. Br J Ophthalmol, 2007 Dec;91(12):1691-4.
 

Fisher JB, Binenbaum G, Tapino P, Volpe NJ. Development and face and content validity of an eye surgical skills assessment test for ophthalmology residents. Ophthalmology, 2006 Dec;113(12):2364-70.
 

Fisher, JB, Volpe NJ, Balcer LJ, et al. Relation of visual function to retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in multiple sclerosis. Ophthalmology, 2006 Feb;113(2):324-32.
 

Seaman MI, Fisher JB, Chang F, Kidd KK. Tandem duplication polymorphism upstream of the dopamine D4 receptor gene (DRD4). American Journal of Medical Genetics 1999;88(6):705-709.
 

Presentations:
 

Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group Annual Meeting October 2010
 

Platform Presentation, “New bugs and a new treatment for giant fornix syndrome”
 

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 2010
 

Poster Presentation, “Corneal transplantation performed by residents at a county hospital”
 

University of California – San Francisco Resident Research Day February 2010
Platform Presentation, “Update on the Phaco Crush Study”

 

University of California – San Francisco Resident Research Day February 2009
Poster Presentation, “Endothelial cell loss after cataract surgery: comparison of a reduced ultrasound technique versus standard ultrasound technique”

 

Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting February 2007
Platform Presentation at the Resident and Fellow Research Forum, “Microsurgical lab testing is a reliable method for assessing ophthalmology residents’ surgical skills

 

American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting November 2006
Poster Presentation, “Microsurgical lab testing is a reliable method for assessing ophthalmology residents’ surgical skills”

 

American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting October 2005
Platform Presentation, “Relation of Visual Function to Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness in Multiple Sclerosis”

 

Poster Presentation, “Prevalence of Glaucoma in African-American Patients with Sleep Apnea Syndrome”
 

Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow Meeting June 2005
Poster Presentation, “Relation of Visual Function to Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness in Multiple Sclerosis”

 

Scheie Eye Institute, 131st Anniversary Meeting May 2005
Platform Presentation, “Development of an Eye Surgical Skills Assessment Test: Responding to the ACGME Mandate”

 

Professional Memberships:
• American Board of Ophthalmology - Diplomate
• American Academy of Ophthalmology – Member
• Frederick C. Cordes Eye Society – Member

Dr. Taylor is a board-certified ophthalmologist since 2012. She obtained her Medical Doctorate Degree from The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She then completed her residency in ophthalmology at UCSF followed by a fellowship in corneal disease also at UCSF.  She graduated Summa cum Laude from Yale University with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology.  She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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