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Lauren Taylor, MPH, MDiv

Harvard Business School

Lauren A. Taylor is a doctoral candidate at Harvard Business School, where she researches and writes about management, governance and ethics, with a focus on multi-stakeholder local coalitions. Her role in this feasibility project will focus largely on the assessment of relationships amongst community stakeholders and teaching related to self-governance, common pool resources and trust. Prior to joining HBS, Lauren co-authored a path-breaking book titled The American Health Care Paradox, which argued for more attention to be paid to role of social determinants of health and has become required reading at medical and public health schools across the country. Lauren’s current work focuses on organizational theory and strategy in the integration of health care and social services. She holds a BA in the History of Medicine and a Masters in Public Health from Yale University. She also worked as a health care chaplain and trained as a minister while earning a Masters of Divinity as a Presidential Scholar at Harvard’s Divinity School.