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About Janet Taylor, MD
Dr. Janet Taylor is a Community Psychiatrist in New York City, the Bronx and Queens. The practice of Community Mental Health is extremely rewarding to Dr. Taylor, because "being on the frontline with individuals and their families battling the emotional and economic impact of Mental Illness is where I can make a difference". She attended the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky for Undergraduate and Medical School. An internship in Internal Medicine at the Miriam Hospital-Brown University followed. Her psychiatric residency was completed at New York Medical College -Westchester Medical Center. She received a Master’s of Public Health in Health Promotion/Disease Prevention from Columbia University. She was a recipient of the 2008 Woman in Medicine Award (National Medical Association- Council of Women’s Concerns).
Her medical experience is also international. While living in Vancouver, British Columbia, she practiced Community Psychiatry at Greater Vancouver Mental Health. During that time, Dr. Taylor developed an interest in Life Coaching and became a Certified Professional Coach through the Coaches Training Institute.
She is a frequently invited speaker on the subjects of Minority Health, Stress Management, Parenting and Work-Life Balance. She is a frequent contributor to CBS “ This Morning,” and NBC “The Today Show” and Good Morning America on issues of motherhood and parenting. Dr. Taylor is also regularly featured on CNN, MSNBC and ABC.com's regular webcast’, “Mom’s Get Real”, Her column in Family Circle Magazine is titled, “Ask Dr. Janet”. Dr. Taylor has also been featured on three television shows, Celebrity Crime Files- TV-One, Discovery Health/Own- “Facing Trauma” and a syndicated talk show, “The Jeremy Kyle Show”.
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May 7, 2013 — A new study suggests that your level of sleepiness or alertness during the day may be related to the type of food that you eat. Results show that higher fat consumption was associated with increased objective daytime sleepiness, while higher carbohydrate intake was associated with increased alertness. There was no relationship between protein consumption and sleepiness or alertness. ... »
Who’s your daddy? While usually used as a punch line, this question is actually more common than you might think. In fact, a recent survey found that one in five Americans said that they, or a close friend or family member have questioned paternity. While the need for a paternity test is fairly high, there are a few common misconceptions around how getting tested works. Myth: Asking for a paternit... »
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Today’s digital environment allows quick deletion of digital photos and emails, but the proliferation of digital possessions makes erasing a relationship a difficult proposition. A new research study investigates how an individual can manage the digital records of an ex, across multiple devices, applications, web-services, and platforms “People are keeping huge collections of digital possessions,”... »