Robyn Taylor, MBA
Health Equity, Cancer
Robyn Taylor’s great passion is working to effect change through public service in places people live, learn, work, and play. Robyn is a health equity consultant for the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors’ Health Equity Project, which includes the Member-driven Health Equity Council. Robyn also served as the Chair of NACDD’s Health Equity Council as well as serving on the NACDD Board of Directors while working at the Ohio Department of Health. As Assistant Director of ODH’s Office of Health Equity, Robyn worked across the department and led various projects.
Robyn has more than 20 years of public service to Ohio, working in correctional institutions as a social worker for the Magellan Sex Offender Program, Director of the Domestic Violence Education Program for Women, and as a recovery services counselor.
While at the North Central Correctional Institution, Robyn established an inmate NAACP chapter that represented various races and ethnicities, with more than 90% of the inmate population with memberships. This allowed a platform for various speakers and resource information to be shared with all inmates. Robyn also served as the Statewide Project Manager for the Parent Leadership Institute for Parents for Public Schools of Greater Cincinnati, Inc.
Robyn currently serves as a Board Member of Columbus Area Integrated Health Services, Inc., which was founded in 1965 during Ohio’s first efforts to develop community-based mental health and behavioral services. Along with her colleagues, she works to address health disparities and inequities. Robyn strives to make systematic changes by making sure that all people have the opportunities and resources to be healthy.
She holds a Master of Business Administration.