Taylor Patskanick is a Technical Associate at the MIT AgeLab. Taylor earned her M.P.H. and M.S.W. from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis and her B.S.W. from the University of Georgia. Taylor most recently served as a Masters Research Fellow at the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging. Her work concentrated on program and policy development around productive engagement in later life. While at WashU, Taylor also co-taught biostatistics coursework and trained in clinical social work and bioethics at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.
Taylor’s research and practice interests focus specifically on the interactions of older adults and their families with the healthcare system, intergenerational engagement, and using a transdisciplinary approach to maximize our systems, communities, and the self for longevity across the life course.