Director, Markle Foundation
Meredith Taylor serves as Director of Health at the Markle Foundation, engaging in federal and state health policy initiatives.
Prior to joining Markle, Taylor served as Director of Congressional Affairs for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), where she led the Society’s legislative activities on Capitol Hill. She had previously served as Manager of State Government Relations at HIMSS.
Taylor’s experience in health policy includes additional work with state and federal governments. She served as Senior Policy Analyst at the National Governors Association (NGA), where she engaged in policy analysis and development around state-specific challenges pertaining to health information exchange. She also served as Professional Staff for US Senator Thomas R. Carper on the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security. As Professional Staff, Taylor was responsible for supporting Senator Carper’s legislative activities pertaining to electronic government.
Taylor is an active member of the Alexandria Public Health Advisory Commission in Alexandria, Virginia.
Taylor earned a Master of Public Health, Health Policy degree from The George Washington University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Virginia Tech.