Lian Taylor, M.S.Ed.
Instructor, Student Learning Specialist
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Lian Taylor, M.S.Ed. is a Learning Specialist and Instructor in the Educational and Student Success Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She provides academic coaching services for students at the Northwest UAMS campus.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Culinary medicine (CM) considers the missing implementation link between dietary choices and health outcomes. Principles address gaps in care by changing conversations regarding weight, diet, and exercise to help people understand and incorporate realistic changes into daily life. Medical providers demonstrate weight bias, negatively impacting quality of care and patient outcomes, to varying degrees. Bias contributes to underutilization of education for healthy eating concepts by defaulting to weight-based conversations. CM principles emphasize quality food choices, their preparation, and…