Lisa Taylor-Swanson, PhD, MAcOM, EAMP

College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Dr. Lisa Taylor-Swanson is presently Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at University of Utah. Her research focuses on the improvement of midlife women’s health, gender disparities of the opioid epidemic, and the evaluation of traditional East Asian medicine interventions (including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and moxibustion). She is a native of Salt Lake City and completed an Honors BS in Psychology with a minor in Women’s Studies at University of Utah. She relocated to the Pacific Northwest and completed a Master’s degree in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (Seattle Institute of East Asian Medicine - SIEAM) and a PhD in Nursing Science (University of Washington). Dr. Taylor-Swanson has provided acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in private practice for over 17 years with an emphasis on women’s health and the treatment of male- and female-factor infertility. Most recently, Dr. Taylor-Swanson transitioned from full-time private practice to a full-time, tenure-line academic position at Utah. Dr. Taylor-Swanson previously taught at University of Washington and served as Academic Dean at SIEAM.

Terms of Appointment: Aug 2018 - Aug 2020