Jennifer B. Taylor, M.D.

Jennifer B. Taylor, M.D.


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

Not-for-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 sundrome. 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