Douglas Taylor


Major, Army

Department of Primary Appointment:
Graduate School of Nursing
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
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Douglas Taylor is a board-certified (ANCC) Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in the United States Army. In 2018, Douglas completed his Doctorate of Nursing Practice at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. He has served over 16 years as an Active Duty Army nurse/officer in various clinical assignments, including ICU Nurse in a Combat Support Hospital, Emergency Room Clinical Nurse Officer in Charge, and chief of three behavioral health clinics. Professionally, Douglas specializes in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, having worked closely with special operations forces and substance use disorders, including buprenorphine for opiate addiction. Douglas’ academic areas of interest include policy advocacy and global health engagement.

Representative Bibliography

Taylor, D.A. & Genkov, K.A. (2020) Hypnotherapy for the Treatment of Persistent Pain: A Literature Review. Journal of American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 26(2), 157-161, DOI: 10.1177/1078390319835604.

Sells, J.R., Taylor, D.A. & Sbrocco, T. (2018) Engaging in Policy During Graduate Training. Annual Review of Nursing Research. 36(1), DOI: 10.1891/0739-6686.36.1.205

Taylor, D.A., Brzuchalski, A, & Walker, C. (2016) Presentation: Institutional Stigma and the United States Military, American Psychiatric Nurses Association 2016 Conference, Hartford, CT

Grzesik, F.E.K. & Taylor, D.A. (2018) Group Medical Visits for Chronic Conditions (Doctor of Nursing Practice Project). Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing. Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.