Warren D. Taylor, MD, MHSc

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
James G. Blakemore Chair in Psychiatry
Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry

Dr. Warren D. Taylor is a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Taylor has clinical expertise in the treatment of older adults with depressive disorders with and without cognitive impairment. He sees patients in the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Taylor’s research interests focus on applying positron emission tomography to examine Alzheimer’s pathology biomarkers in older adults with depression. Dr. Taylor is a collaborator of the Vanderbilt Memory and Aging Project, an investigator in the Vanderbilt Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, and a preceptor for the Vanderbilt Interdisciplinary Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease (T32).  

Dr. Taylor completed medical school at University of South Florida School of Medicine and an adult psychiatry residency and geriatric psychiatry fellowship at Duke University. Dr. Taylor also completed a master’s degree in health sciences at Duke University. He joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2012.