Suzänne Taylor joined the Virginia Catalyst as Vice President of Operations in 2018. Prior to this role she conducted clinical research including her study examining cognition in the setting of metastatic brain tumors. Dr. Taylor has over 20 years of experience in healthcare, including clinical practice as an occupational therapist, instruction at the graduate level, clinical trial research, and nationwide presentations as a leader and expert in oncology rehabilitation. Dr. Taylor also has extensive healthcare management experience including serving as a Regional Director of Operations for American Retirement Corporation and Brookdale Senior Living. Taylor holds a BS in occupational therapy from Saint Louis University, an MBA in Healthcare Management from University of Phoenix, and a PhD in Health Related Sciences from Virginia Commonwealth University.