Lisa Landry-Taylor, MS, PA, After graduating from Loyola Marymount University in 1977 and obtaining a MS degree in Psychology, with an emphasis on counseling and education, she completed the Charles Drew MEDEX Physician Assistant Program in 1981. From 1981 until 1985, Mrs. Taylor held a full time faculty appointment at the Charles Drew Postgraduate Medical School, and during her tenure served as the Associate Program Director from 1984 to 1985. Mrs. Taylor served as the Curriculum Developmental Specialist for the Saturday Science Academy (a science enrichment program for underserved children) and the MCAT Summer Preparation Program sponsored by the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science from 1983 to 1998. In 1985, Mrs. Taylor completed the Physician Assistant Neonatology Fellowship Residency Program at LAC+USC Medical Center and for the past twenty-three years, she has worked clinically in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Infant High Risk Clinic, and the Pediatric AIDS Clinic for the Department of Health Services of the County of Los Angeles. Mrs. Taylor joined the USC PA Program faculty full time in 1995, serving as the didactic coordinator. Beginning in 1998 she developed and currently coordinates the centralized remediation services for the USC PA Program. Mrs. Taylor has been instrumental in assisting at-risk-students with successful matriculation and national board preparation. In addition to her responsibilities as the remediation coordinator, Mrs. Taylor provides lectures in endocrinology, pediatrics, and adolescent medicine, and conducts clinical skills workshops for drug calculations and arterial blood gas interpretation. Mrs. Taylor was awarded a certificate for Dedication and Commitment to Physician Assistant Education from the USC PA Program consecutively from 2000-2004. Her research interests include maternal substance abuse and its impact on educational performance and the impact of violence on adolescent school performance. Mrs. Taylor spends most of her free time loving, reading to and playing with her grandchildren.