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E. Taylor Doctor

Director of Programs


E. Taylor Doctor is the Director of Programs and brings a unique perspective through his experiences as a career public health program administrator and ordained clergyman (third generation minister). He seeks, through his work, to reduce barriers and cultural stigma, and increase dialogue through intentional partnerships between faith communities, public health organizations, and social justice initiatives and programs. He completed undergraduate work in Religious studies from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and earned a Master of Divinity from the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

Throughout his career in public health, he has worked both in national non-profits as well as state health departments in disease prevention and HIV care services overseeing the contracts of subrecipients providing direct services to persons living with HIV and vulnerable communities, while providing technical assistance and support to the prevention and care programs of the health department.

Prior to NBJC, he served as the Capacity Building Manager for HealthHIV located in Washington, D.C., a role in which he managed HealthHIV portfolio to improve the programmatic, clinical, and administrative capacity of the state and local health departments, community based organizations, and faith-based organizations to sustain quality programs for individuals at-risk for or living with HIV. He began working specifically in Capacity Building (CBA) in 2015 when he became the Senior Associate for CBA at the National Association of State and Territory AIDS Directors (NASTAD) developing the Online Technical Assistance Platform (OnTAP) and overseeing the facilitation of online training modules for state health department staff. He continued work in CBA, completing certifications to facilitate the Center for disease Control and Prevention (CDC) effective interventions: 3MV: Many Men; Many Voices, Healthy Relationships, HIV Navigation Services, Choosing Life: Empowerment, Action, Results! (CLEAR!) and the coordination CBA requests through the CBA Request Information System (CRIS).

E. Taylor Doctor is a published author and experienced lecturer.  His devotional “Exposed” was published in At The Table: Words of Faith, Affirmation and Inspiration for LGBT Believers of Color.  In 2017, he was recognized by Diversity Richmond as a “Black and Bold LGBT Leader,” an organization he served as a Board member from 2015-2017.  He is also a member of the National Black Justice Coalition’s “100-To-Watch: Emerging Black LGBTQ Leaders” inaugural class and served as the Digital Ambassador Co-Chair in 2014. He is a proud member of the Nu Phi Zeta Fraternity, Inc. and serves his fraternity as the National Vice President-Elect.