Barbara S. Taylor, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases
Assistant Dean, M.D./M.P.H. Program
Dr. Barbara Taylor is an Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases and the Assistant Dean for the M.D./M.P.H. Program at UT Health San Antonio with a co-appointment at the UTHealth School of Public Health.
Dr. Taylor conducts impactful research to improve health outcomes for underserved populations living with or at risk for HIV in San Antonio and internationally. She provides treatment for patients living with infectious diseases in San Antonio. A strong community advocate, she is a co-founder of the South Texas Consortium for HIV and STI Research. Most recently, she has been involved in the Fast Track Cities initiative and served as the co-chair for the Convening Meeting in Bexar County/San Antonio.
In collaboration with University Health System (UHS), Dr. Taylor serves as the Medical Director for community-based programs to increase screening tuberculosis in South Texas. Her current involvement with the HEP-C Vista project, in association with UHS, provides screenings and linkage to care in San Antonio. Her commitment to education has earned her numerous teaching and service awards.
Dr. Taylor is an alumna of Princeton University, Harvard Medical School, and Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases.