Taylor E. Smith is a Health Care Consultant to Aledo Consulting. Prior to this role, she worked as a research assistant for a Microbiology/Immunology laboratory at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in performing research on inflammatory response pathways. In 2016, she earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemistry from Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans. Subsequently, she earned her Master’s in Medical Sciences at Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi. She is currently a candidate for a Medical Doctorate degree at Indiana University School of Medicine and a Master’s in Business Administration at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Taylor’s passions include enhancing medical education, combating food insecurity, and increasing diversity in medicine.