Dr. Taylor completed his undergraduate education at the University of Regina, medical degree
at the University of Saskatchewan, Internal Medicine in New Zealand, and Infectious Diseases
training at the University of Alberta. subsequently he undertook training in epidemiology and public
health at McGill and Tufts Universities.
After Joining the Division, Dr. Taylor co-founded the Northern Alberta HIV Program, and established
the first hospital Infection Control Unit in Alberta. He was Division Director from 2008-2013.
His academic interests are in the field of healthcare associated infections, with particular emphasis
on the surveillance methods that inform local, hospital-level, and national healthcare policy.