James Taylor

James Taylor Pharm.D., CDE, BCACP

Clinical Associate Professor & Director, Pharmaceutical Skills Lab

Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Business Phone: (352) 273-6239
Business Email: jtaylor@cop.ufl.edu

About James Taylor

Dr. Taylor is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research at The University of Florida College of Pharmacy. He received his doctor of pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University. Upon graduation, he completed an ASHP accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency at The Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia. Subsequently, he completed a Family Medicine Residency at The University of Florida. Dr. Taylor serves as the Director of the Professional Practice Skills Lab series for The UF College of Pharmacy and also coordinates the third year lab courses. He also is responsible for oversight of the third and fourth year OSCEs. Dr. Taylor currently serves as the Pharmacy Director for the UF and Shands Anticoagulation Clinic. In past years he practiced in a family practice clinic and served as residency director for an Ambulatory Care Residency. Dr. Taylor has had an active role in the Laboratory Instructors SIG since 2016, serving as chair of the mentoring and networking committee for the past three years. He has presented at the AACP Annual Meeting on Lab SIG topics as well as lead Lab SIG webinars. He has given numerous other professional presentations on diabetes, anticoagulation and other primary care topics. He has also published extensively on primary care topics and educational topics such as OSCEs. Finally, he has served as Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator for a number of clinical trials. Current research interests include assessing APPE readiness and anticoagulation. Finally, he is a certified diabetes educator and board certified ambulatory care pharmacist.

Research Profile

Comparison of point of care HbA1c monitor versus standard laboratory, Community Health Center at Eastside

Health Literacy Awareness, Community Health Center at Eastside

Clinical Pharmacy PAD Awareness Outreach Program, Community Health Center at Eastside. (grant received in amount of $4500)

Comparison of point of care HbA1c monitor versus standard laboratory, Community Health Center at Eastside


2016 Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis
2013 American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
2013 Drug Design Development and Therapy
2012 American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
2011 Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
2010 Journal of Family Practice
2007 American Family Physician
2007 Journal of Family Practice
2006 Southern Medical Journal


July 2014 – July 2017
Accuracy of CoaguChek XS in Patients with Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS CORP · Principal Investigator


Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
Board of Pharmacy Specialties
Certified Diabetes Educator
National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators
Ohio Northern University