Taylor Washington, MHA, is a program manager for UAMS Project Heal, a hospital-based violence intervention program (HVIP) designed to address violent assault injury, primarily gun violence, among high-risk populations in Little Rock, AR. She also serves as the coordinator for the Southern Public Health and Criminal Justice Research Center. She recently received her Master of Health Administration from the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health. She has administrative experience in hospital risk management and patient safety, as well as years of direct patient care experience in hospital and clinical settings. Her interests lie in hospital-based community health research and programming, and health equity action planning.