2014 Taylor Chavez
Milken Scholar 2014
Scholar Profile

Taylor Chavez

Public Health


Taylor Chavez served in the Peace Corps as a Public Health Educator in Guinea. She graduated in June of 2018 from Stanford University where she earned a degree in biomedical engineering. During her junior year and senior years at Stanford, Taylor worked as a bioengineering undergraduate researcher in the Wang Laboratory, which specializes in taking an "interdisciplinary approach to studying fundamental mechanisms controlling gene expression in mammalian cells." She is pursuing her Ph.D. from Duke University in Biomedical Engineering.

High school:  Montebello High School


College Year Degree
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
2018 B.S. Biomedical Engineering
Duke University
Durham, NC
2024 Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering